Claremont High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,423
Best High School in California
#159
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Claremont Unified
Type Public
 Phone (909)624-9053
 Location 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Claremont High student body is predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White35.6%863
Black5.4%130
Hispanic39.1%947
Asian Pacific10.9%263
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races8.7%212

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 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

Grade Students
Freshman664
Sophomore631
Junior540
Senior588
Total2,423

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
60%
Rank in California
204th
Rating
8 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
Girls45% to 49%*75% to 79%*
Boys50% to 54%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander70% to 79%*80% to 89%*
Black11% to 19%*60% to 69%*
Hispanic35% to 39%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial40% to 59%*80% or more*
White55% to 59%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites10% or less*11% to 19%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1143

The average SAT score for Claremont High students in 2016 was 1143.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
36%
Rank in California
302nd
Rating
6 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 Rate
23%
AP Pass Rank in California
163rd
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 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.

School State
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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

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 Students1.2%28
Boys1.7%19
Girls0.7%9
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%27
Boys2.2%25
Girls0.2%2

Location

Claremont High
1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, CA
91711
(909)624-9053

9 out of 10 1

District

Claremont Unified
Claremont, CA