Best High School in California#78
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Brea-Olinda Unified|
|Location||789 N. Wildcat Way
Brea, CA 92821
Brea-Olinda 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 78th in the best public high schools in California.
The Brea-Olinda High student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||6|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.7%||14|
|Two or more races||1.3%||25|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 13.4%
16% 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, Brea-Olinda High students are largely upper income and rank 170th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California132nd
Rating8 out of 10
Students at Brea-Olinda High scored an average 66% 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 11.4% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||50% to 54%*||80% to 84%*|
|Boys||50% to 54%*||75% to 79%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||75% to 79%*||85% to 89%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||70% to 74%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||55% to 59%*||85% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||40% to 59%*||21% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1170
The average SAT score for Brea-Olinda High students in 2016 was 1170.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT64%
Rank in California74th
Rating9 out of 10
611 out of 961 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (64%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 8% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate35%
AP Pass Rank in California283rd
AP Pass Rate Rating6 out of 10
Brea-Olinda High offers 18 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%. Brea-Olinda High had 455 taking AP exams with a 305 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 69% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||67%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||35%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||13%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||7%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||26%|
|AP Courses Offered||18|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||5%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
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789 N. Wildcat Way