Arnold O. Beckman High
Best High School in California#62
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Tustin Unified|
|Location||3588 Bryan Ave.
Irvine, CA 92602
Arnold O. Beckman 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 62nd in the best public high schools in California.
The Arnold O. Beckman High student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||7|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||5|
|Two or more races||3.2%||84|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 13.7%
16.6% 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, Arnold O. Beckman High students are largely upper income and rank 174th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California59th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Arnold O. Beckman High scored an average 74% 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 5.7% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||65% to 69%*||85% to 89%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 84%*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||65% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||65% to 69%*||90% to 94%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||40% to 59%*|
|Limited English||20% to 29%*||20% to 29%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1235
The average SAT score for Arnold O. Beckman High students in 2016 was 1235.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT35%
Rank in California322nd
Rating6 out of 10
439 out of 1,241 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (35%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 34% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate32%
AP Pass Rank in California86th
AP Pass Rate Rating9 out of 10
Arnold O. Beckman High offers 19 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Arnold O. Beckman High had 774 taking AP exams with a 662 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||86%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||32%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||13%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||29%|
|AP Courses Offered||19|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
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Arnold O. Beckman High
3588 Bryan Ave.