Delano High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,664
Best High School in California
#674
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Delano Joint Union High
Type Public
 Phone (661)720-4137
 Location 1331 Cecil Ave.
Delano, CA 93215
Charter School No

Delano High has an academic rating about equal to the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 674th 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 Delano High student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White1.8%30
Black0.5%8
Hispanic80.5%1,340
Asian Pacific16.7%278
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%3
Two or more races0.3%5

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 20.9%

69.1% 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, Delano High students are largely lower income and rank 1008th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman481
Sophomore392
Junior392
Senior390
Total1,664

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
46%
Rank in California
483rd
Rating
6 out of 10

Students at Delano High scored an average 46% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 40.1% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*65% to 69%*
Boys25% to 29%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander45% to 49%*70% to 74%*
Black--
Hispanic20% to 24%*55% to 59%*
Multiracial--
Whiteless than 50%*50% or more*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited English5% or less*25% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
976

The average SAT score for Delano High students in 2016 was 976.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
12%
Rank in California
897th
Rating
1 out of 10

92 out of 782 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (12%). College admission testing participation is significantly lower than the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
16%
AP Pass Rank in California
542nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
3 out of 10

Delano High offers 14 AP courses. 16 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 28% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Delano High had 211 taking AP exams with a 105 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 40% percentile and somewhat below the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 50% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 16% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Courses Offered 14

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

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 Students0.2%4
Boys0.2%2
Girls0.2%2
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.9%66
Boys4.7%40
Girls3.1%26

Location

Delano High
1331 Cecil Ave.
Delano, CA
93215
(661)720-4137

5 out of 10 1

District

Delano Joint Union High
Delano, CA