|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Capistrano Unified|
|Location||33333 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
Dana Hills 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 85th in the best public high schools in California.
The Dana Hills High student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.4%||10|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||1|
|Two or more races||5.8%||158|
17% 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, Dana Hills High students are largely upper income and rank 180th in California for high school student family income.
Students at Dana Hills High scored an average 64% 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 13.9% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Boys||45% to 49%*||70% to 74%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||60% to 79%*||80% or more*|
|Hispanic||25% to 29%*||60% to 64%*|
|Multiracial||50% to 59%*||90% or more*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||30% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Dana Hills High students in 2016 was 1177.
640 out of 1,382 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (46%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 25% and in the top 15% for participation.
Dana Hills High offers 20 AP courses. 35 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 88% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Dana Hills High had 673 taking AP exams with a 497 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 78% percentile and well above the state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||74%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||35%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||12%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||31%|
|AP Courses Offered||20|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%|
Dana Hills High
33333 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA
San Juan Capistrano, CA