Dougherty Valley High
Best High School in California#13
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||San Ramon Valley Unified|
|Location||10550 Albion Rd.
San Ramon, CA 94582
Dougherty Valley 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 13th in the best public high schools in California.
The Dougherty Valley High student body is primarily Asian Pacific with a smaller White population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.1%||3|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||4|
|Two or more races||4.7%||125|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 3.2%
4.2% 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, Dougherty Valley High students are largely wealthy and rank 40th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California13th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Dougherty Valley High scored an average 87% 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 1.9% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||85% to 89%*||95% or more*|
|Boys||75% to 79%*||85% to 89%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||90%||94%|
|Black||40% to 59%*||80% or more*|
|Hispanic||50% to 59%*||80% to 89%*|
|Multiracial||60% to 79%*||80% or more*|
|White||60% to 64%*||85% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||21% to 39%*|
|Limited English||21% to 39%*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1325
The average SAT score for Dougherty Valley High students in 2016 was 1325.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT51%
Rank in California141st
Rating8 out of 10
621 out of 1,219 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (51%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 15% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate39%
AP Pass Rank in California29th
AP Pass Rate Rating10 out of 10
Dougherty Valley High offers 22 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%. Dougherty Valley High had 859 taking AP exams with a 798 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||93%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||39%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||14%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||12%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||35%|
|AP Courses Offered||22|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%|
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Dougherty Valley High
10550 Albion Rd.
San Ramon, CA
San Ramon Valley Unified