Best High School in California#53
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||San Ramon Valley Unified|
|Location||9870 BRd.moor Dr.
San Ramon, CA 94583
California High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 53rd in the best public high schools in California.
The California High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.1%||2|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.5%||14|
|Two or more races||8.8%||233|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 2.3%
3% 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, California High students are largely wealthy and rank 28th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California39th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at California High scored an average 78% 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 4.1% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||70% to 74%*||90% to 94%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 84%*||95% or more*|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||55% to 59%*||75% to 79%*|
|Multiracial||60% to 69%*||80% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||20% to 29%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1219
The average SAT score for California High students in 2016 was 1219.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT45%
Rank in California184th
Rating8 out of 10
568 out of 1,259 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (45%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 20% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate27%
AP Pass Rank in California66th
AP Pass Rate Rating9 out of 10
California High offers 21 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 70% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. California High had 563 taking AP exams with a 494 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||88%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||27%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||7%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||22%|
|AP Courses Offered||21|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
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9870 BRd.moor Dr.
San Ramon, CA
San Ramon Valley Unified