Alhambra High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,726
Best High School in California
#165
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Alhambra Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)943-6910
 Location 101 S. Second St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
Charter School No

Alhambra High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 165th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Alhambra High student body is mainly Hispanic with a significant Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White2.5%68
Black0.7%20
Hispanic50.6%1,379
Asian Pacific43.6%1,189
Native American Indian0.2%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races2.3%63

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 40.7%

56.9% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Alhambra High students are largely middle income and rank 756th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman699
Sophomore689
Junior698
Senior640
Total2,726

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
55%
Rank in California
290th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Alhambra High scored an average 55% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 24.1% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45%70%
Boys44%60%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander69%70% to 74%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic23%59%
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
Whiteless than 50%*50% or more*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English30% to 34%*15% to 19%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1098

The average SAT score for Alhambra High students in 2016 was 1098.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
49%
Rank in California
154th
Rating
8 out of 10

655 out of 1,338 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (49%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 17% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
27%
AP Pass Rank in California
212nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

Alhambra High offers 21 AP courses. 27 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 72% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Alhambra High had 609 taking AP exams with a 443 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 73% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 27% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 23%
AP Courses Offered 21

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%6
Boys0.3%4
Girls0.1%2
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%6
Boys0.3%4
Girls0.1%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.1%2
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%7
Boys0.4%5
Girls0.1%2

Location

Alhambra High
101 S. Second St.
Alhambra, CA
91801
(626)943-6910

9 out of 10 1

District

Alhambra Unified
Alhambra, CA