Aliso Niguel High
Best High School in California#50
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Capistrano Unified|
|Location||28000 Wolverine Way
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Aliso Niguel High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 50th in the best public high schools in California.
The Aliso Niguel High student body is mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.4%||12|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||5|
|Two or more races||8%||242|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 6.9%
8.8% 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, Aliso Niguel High students are largely wealthy and rank 87th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California81st
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Aliso Niguel High scored an average 72% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 7.4% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 84%*||80% to 84%*|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||65% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||70% to 79%*||80% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||20% to 29%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1207
The average SAT score for Aliso Niguel High students in 2016 was 1207.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT48%
Rank in California159th
Rating8 out of 10
717 out of 1,490 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (48%). 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 Rate29%
AP Pass Rank in California40th
AP Pass Rate Rating10 out of 10
Aliso Niguel High offers 19 AP courses. 29 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 78% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Aliso Niguel High had 805 taking AP exams with a 658 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||82%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||29%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||16%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||24%|
|AP Courses Offered||19|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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Aliso Niguel High
28000 Wolverine Way
Aliso Viejo, CA
San Juan Capistrano, CA