Bonita Vista Senior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,487
Best High School in California
#203
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Sweetwater Union High
Type Public
 Phone (619)397-2000
 Location 751 Otay Lakes Rd.
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Charter School No

Bonita Vista Senior 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 203rd in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Bonita Vista Senior High student body is primarily Hispanic with a smaller White population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White12.6%314
Black2.8%70
Hispanic67.2%1,671
Asian Pacific10.2%253
Native American Indian0.2%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.7%17
Two or more races6.3%156

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 17.8%

20% 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 Vista Senior High students are largely upper income and rank 226th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman633
Sophomore559
Junior651
Senior644
Total2,487

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
54%
Rank in California
319th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Bonita Vista Senior High scored an average 54% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 26.3% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45% to 49%*70% to 74%*
Boys39%60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 64%*80% to 84%*
Black21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic38%60%
Multiracial40% to 49%*70% to 79%*
White50% to 54%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites10% or less*20% to 29%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1087

The average SAT score for Bonita Vista Senior High students in 2016 was 1087.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
33%
Rank in California
363rd
Rating
6 out of 10

433 out of 1,295 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (33%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 38% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
30%
AP Pass Rank in California
151st
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 out of 10

Bonita Vista Senior High offers 37 AP courses. 30 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 79% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Bonita Vista Senior High had 438 taking AP exams with a 342 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 78% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 30% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 24%
AP Courses Offered 37

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

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 Students2.2%53
Boys3.4%43
Girls0.8%10

Location

Bonita Vista Senior High
751 Otay Lakes Rd.
Chula Vista, CA
91913
(619)397-2000

9 out of 10 1

District

Sweetwater Union High
Chula Vista, CA