Best High School in California#226
|Rating||8 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Bonita Unified|
|Location||3102 D St.
La Verne, CA 91750
Bonita 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 226th in the best public high schools in California.
The Bonita High student body is predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||3|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||2|
|Two or more races||7.1%||140|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 17.6%
19.8% 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, Bonita High students are largely upper income and rank 224th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California290th
Rating7 out of 10
Students at Bonita 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|
|Girls||40% to 44%*||75% to 79%*|
|Boys||35% to 39%*||60% to 64%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||60% to 69%*||80% to 89%*|
|Black||21% to 39%*||60% to 79%*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||60% to 64%*|
|Multiracial||40% to 59%*||60% to 79%*|
|White||45% to 49%*||75% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1074
The average SAT score for Bonita High students in 2016 was 1074.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT43%
Rank in California204th
Rating7 out of 10
404 out of 943 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (43%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 22% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate27%
AP Pass Rank in California422nd
AP Pass Rate Rating5 out of 10
Bonita High offers 34 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%. Bonita High had 387 taking AP exams with a 221 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 53% percentile and about equal to the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||57%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||27%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||23%|
|AP Courses Offered||34|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
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3102 D St.
La Verne, CA
San Dimas, CA