Escondido High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,493
Best High School in California
#424
 Rating 6 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Escondido Union High
Type Public
 Phone (760)291-4000
 Location 1535 N. BRd.way
Escondido, CA 92026
Charter School No

Escondido High has an academic rating somewhat above the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 424th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Escondido High student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White19.1%475
Black3%74
Hispanic70.8%1,766
Asian Pacific5.8%144
Native American Indian0.4%9
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%5
Two or more races0.8%20

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 36.1%

60.4% 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, Escondido High students are largely lower-middle income and rank 814th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman649
Sophomore597
Junior591
Senior601
Total2,493

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
50%
Rank in California
406th
Rating
6 out of 10

Students at Escondido High scored an average 50% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 33.5% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*70% to 74%*
Boys25% to 29%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander21% to 39%*60% to 79%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic24%65%
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White40% to 44%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites10% or less*20% to 29%*
Limited English10% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1037

The average SAT score for Escondido High students in 2016 was 1037.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
20%
Rank in California
731st
Rating
2 out of 10

243 out of 1,192 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (20%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 25% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
21%
AP Pass Rank in California
218th
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

Escondido High offers 13 AP courses. 21 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 52% percentile and about equal to the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Escondido High had 400 taking AP exams with a 294 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 76% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 74% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 21% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 13

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%9
Boys0.6%7
Girls0.2%2
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.4%9
Boys0.6%7
Girls0.2%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.2%80
Boys4.7%59
Girls1.7%21

Location

Escondido High
1535 N. BRd.way
Escondido, CA
92026
(760)291-4000

7 out of 10 1

District

Escondido Union High
Escondido, CA