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Diamond Bar High


Overview

Student Enrollment
3,050
Best High School in California
#20
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Walnut Valley Unified
Type Public
 Phone (909)594-1405
 Location 21400 Pathfinder Rd.
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Charter School No

Diamond Bar 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 20th in the best public high schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Diamond Bar High student body is primarily Asian Pacific with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White11.3%344
Black2.9%88
Hispanic17.5%534
Asian Pacific66.4%2,025
Native American Indian0%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.9%26
Two or more races1%32

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 3.6%

5.1% 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, Diamond Bar High students are largely wealthy and rank 45th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman815
Sophomore760
Junior749
Senior726
Total3,050

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 57th in California

Students at Diamond Bar High scored an average 75% 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 5.5% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls74%85%
Boys71%69%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander85%83%
Black21% to 39%*60% to 79%*
Hispanic30% to 34%*50% to 54%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White55% to 59%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
Limited English50% to 59%*11% to 19%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1227

The average SAT score for Diamond Bar High students in 2016 was 1227.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 12th in California

2,145 out of 1,475 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (145%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 25% and in the top 2% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 68th in California

Diamond Bar High offers 23 AP courses. 38 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Diamond Bar High had 1,123 taking AP exams with a 979 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 87% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 38% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 23%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 20%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 35%
AP Courses Offered 23

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Safety and Discipline

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 Students2.9%87
Boys4.2%64
Girls1.6%23
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%41
Boys2.3%35
Girls0.4%6

Location

Diamond Bar High
21400 Pathfinder Rd.
Diamond Bar, CA
91765
(909)594-1405

10 out of 10 1

District

Walnut Valley Unified
Walnut, CA