Best High School in California#159
|Rating||8 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Claremont Unified|
|Location||1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711
Claremont High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 159th in the best public high schools in California.
The Claremont High student body is predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||3|
|Two or more races||8.7%||212|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 18.8%
21.9% 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, Claremont High students are largely upper income and rank 239th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California204th
Rating8 out of 10
Students at Claremont High scored an average 60% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 17% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||45% to 49%*||75% to 79%*|
|Boys||50% to 54%*||65% to 69%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||70% to 79%*||80% to 89%*|
|Black||11% to 19%*||60% to 69%*|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||65% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||40% to 59%*||80% or more*|
|White||55% to 59%*||75% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||11% to 19%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1143
The average SAT score for Claremont High students in 2016 was 1143.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT36%
Rank in California302nd
Rating6 out of 10
410 out of 1,128 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (36%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 32% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate23%
AP Pass Rank in California163rd
AP Pass Rate Rating8 out of 10
Claremont High offers 17 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 56% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Claremont High had 259 taking AP exams with a 204 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||79%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||23%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||18%|
|AP Courses Offered||17|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
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1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.