Chula Vista Senior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,679
Best High School in California
#572
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Sweetwater Union High
Type Public
 Phone (619)476-5824
 Location 820 Fourth Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Charter School No

Chula Vista Senior High has an academic rating about equal to the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 572nd in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Chula Vista Senior High student body is mostly Hispanic with a small White population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White3.2%86
Black2.1%56
Hispanic89.6%2,401
Asian Pacific2.1%57
Native American Indian0.3%9
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%9
Two or more races2.3%61

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 42.8%

54.9% 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, Chula Vista Senior High students are largely middle income and rank 729th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman657
Sophomore680
Junior662
Senior680
Total2,679

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
38%
Rank in California
694th
Rating
4 out of 10

Students at Chula Vista Senior High scored an average 38% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 44.1% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls20%58%
Boys27%50%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islanderless than 50%*50% or more*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic22%53%
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
White40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English5% or less*6% to 9%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1011

The average SAT score for Chula Vista Senior High students in 2016 was 1011.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
25%
Rank in California
620th
Rating
3 out of 10

332 out of 1,342 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 36% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
32%
AP Pass Rank in California
364th
AP Pass Rate Rating
5 out of 10

Chula Vista Senior High offers 37 AP courses. 32 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%. Chula Vista Senior High had 557 taking AP exams with a 344 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 60% percentile and slightly above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 62% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 32% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 22%
AP Courses Offered 37

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.2%5
Boys0.4%5
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 Students7%189
Boys8.3%110
Girls6%79

Location

Chula Vista Senior High
820 Fourth Ave.
Chula Vista, CA
91911
(619)476-5824

6 out of 10 1

District

Sweetwater Union High
Chula Vista, CA