Castle Park Senior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,474
Best High School in California
#584
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Sweetwater Union High
Type Public
 Phone (619)585-2000
 Location 1395 Hilltop Dr.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Charter School No

Castle Park Senior High has an academic rating about equal to the average for California high schools based on its low test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 584th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Castle Park Senior High student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White1.8%26
Black2.2%32
Hispanic90.9%1,340
Asian Pacific3.1%45
Native American Indian0.3%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races1.7%25

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 36%

60.5% 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, Castle Park Senior High students are largely lower-middle income and rank 816th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman320
Sophomore366
Junior378
Senior410
Total1,474

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
36%
Rank in California
743rd
Rating
3 out of 10

Students at Castle Park Senior High scored an average 36% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 39.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls15% to 19%*55% to 59%*
Boys15% to 19%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic17%55%
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
Whiteless than 50%*50% or more*
With Disabilites10% or less*11% to 19%*
Limited English5% or less*5% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
995

The average SAT score for Castle Park Senior High students in 2016 was 995.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
25%
Rank in California
618th
Rating
3 out of 10

195 out of 788 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (25%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 37% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
31%
AP Pass Rank in California
244th
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

Castle Park Senior High offers 24 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Castle Park Senior High had 237 taking AP exams with a 174 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 73% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 31% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -1%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 22%
AP Courses Offered 24

Absenteeism Rate

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

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 Students2.3%37
Boys3.4%29
Girls0.9%8

Location

Castle Park Senior High
1395 Hilltop Dr.
Chula Vista, CA
91911
(619)585-2000

6 out of 10 1

District

Sweetwater Union High
Chula Vista, CA