California High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Ramon Valley Unified
Type Public
 Phone (925)803-3200
 Location 9870 BRd.moor Dr.
San Ramon, CA 94583
Charter School No

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.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific26.5%699
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%14
Two or more races8.8%233

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 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

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 39th in California

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
Girls70% to 74%*90% to 94%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 84%*95% or more*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic55% to 59%*75% to 79%*
Multiracial60% to 69%*80% to 89%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for California High students in 2016 was 1219.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 184th in California

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

9 out of 10

Rank: 66th in California

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 state median of 55 percent.

School State
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

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.8%46
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.1%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%11
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.6%69


California High
9870 BRd.moor Dr.
San Ramon, CA

10 out of 10 1


San Ramon Valley Unified
Danville, CA