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Arcadia High


Overview

Student Enrollment
3,454
Best High School in California
#33
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Arcadia Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)821-1711
 Location 180 Campus Dr.
Arcadia, CA 91007
Charter School No

Arcadia 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 33rd in the best public high schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Arcadia High student body is primarily Asian Pacific with a smaller White population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White14.5%501
Black1.7%60
Hispanic14.1%487
Asian Pacific68.8%2,377
Native American Indian0.1%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%7
Two or more races0.6%19

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 9.9%

12.4% 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, Arcadia High students are largely wealthy and rank 125th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman875
Sophomore863
Junior829
Senior887
Total3,454

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 54th in California

Students at Arcadia High scored an average 76% 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 5% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls76%85%
Boys68%75%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander82%85%
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic40% to 44%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White55% to 59%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited English40% to 49%*11% to 19%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1267

The average SAT score for Arcadia High students in 2016 was 1267.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 148th in California

855 out of 1,716 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (50%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 25% and in the top 13% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 59th in California

Arcadia High offers 21 AP courses. 35 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 88% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Arcadia High had 935 taking AP exams with a 819 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 88% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 35% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 19%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 24%
AP Courses Offered 21

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Arcadia High
180 Campus Dr.
Arcadia, CA
91007
(626)821-1711

10 out of 10 1

District

Arcadia Unified
Arcadia, CA