Corona del Mar High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 12th grade
School District Newport-Mesa Unified
Type Public
 Phone (949)515-6000
 Location 2101 E.bluff Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Charter School No

Corona del Mar High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 117th in the best public high schools in California.



The Corona del Mar High student body is mostly White with a small Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific8.8%225
Native American Indian0.3%8
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%6
Two or more races1.8%45

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 3.9%

5.6% 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, Corona del Mar High students are largely wealthy and rank 49th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade399
8th Grade429


State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 98th in California

Students at Corona del Mar High scored an average 69% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 8.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander75% to 79%*80% to 84%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic45% to 49%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
With Disabilites10% to 14%*15% to 19%*
Limited English40% to 59%*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Corona del Mar High students in 2016 was 1224.

College Admission Test Participation

2 out of 10

Rank: 1104th in California

0 out of 866 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (0%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 25% and in the bottom 22% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 46th in California

Corona del Mar High offers 19 AP courses. 39 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Corona del Mar High had 598 taking AP exams with a 537 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 90% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 39% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 35%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%21


Corona del Mar High
2101 E.bluff Dr.
Newport Beach, CA

10 out of 10 1


Newport-Mesa Unified
Costa Mesa, CA