Clairemont High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (858)273-0201
 Location 4150 Ute Dr.
San Diego, CA 92117
Charter School No

Clairemont High has an academic rating somewhat above the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 334th 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 Clairemont High student body is mainly Hispanic with a significant White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific6.7%71
Native American Indian0.6%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%3
Two or more races4.4%47

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 45.2%

45.3% 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, Clairemont High students are largely middle income and rank 576th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
Rank in California
6 out of 10

Students at Clairemont High scored an average 49% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 34.7% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*75% to 79%*
Boys30% to 34%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic15% to 19%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
White50% to 54%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites10% or less*20% to 29%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Clairemont High students in 2016 was 1052.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
Rank in California
7 out of 10

199 out of 530 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (38%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 30% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
AP Pass Rank in California
AP Pass Rate Rating
6 out of 10

Clairemont High offers 14 AP courses. 23 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 59% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Clairemont High had 197 taking AP exams with a 134 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 68% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 23% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 20%
AP Courses Offered 14

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%4
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.4%4

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1%11
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%31


Clairemont High
4150 Ute Dr.
San Diego, CA

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San Diego Unified
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