Cesar E. Chavez High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,368
Best High School in California
#443
 Rating 6 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Delano Joint Union High
Type Public
 Phone (661)720-4501
 Location 800 Browning Rd.
Delano, CA 93215
Charter School No

Cesar E. Chavez High has an academic rating slightly above the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 443rd in the best public high schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Cesar E. Chavez High student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White2.3%32
Black0.7%10
Hispanic86.5%1,184
Asian Pacific10.1%138
Native American Indian0.2%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.1%1

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 30.8%

64% 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, Cesar E. Chavez High students are largely lower-middle income and rank 882nd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman459
Sophomore300
Junior275
Senior317
Total1,368

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
47%
Rank in California
463rd
Rating
6 out of 10

Students at Cesar E. Chavez High scored an average 47% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 37.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*70% to 74%*
Boys25% to 29%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic25% to 29%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial--
Whitesuppressed*suppressed*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited English10% or less*20% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
995

The average SAT score for Cesar E. Chavez High students in 2016 was 995.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
33%
Rank in California
370th
Rating
6 out of 10

197 out of 592 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 39% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
15%
AP Pass Rank in California
245th
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

Cesar E. Chavez High offers 9 AP courses. 15 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 27% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Cesar E. Chavez High had 168 taking AP exams with a 116 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 69% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 15% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Courses Offered 9

Absenteeism Rate

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

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.3%2
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 Students0.6%9
Boys0.7%5
Girls0.6%4
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.4%49
Boys3%21
Girls4%28

Location

Cesar E. Chavez High
800 Browning Rd.
Delano, CA
93215
(661)720-4501

7 out of 10 1

District

Delano Joint Union High
Delano, CA