Best High School in California#424
|Rating||6 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Escondido Union High|
|Location||1535 N. BRd.way
Escondido, CA 92026
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.
The Escondido High student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.4%||9|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||5|
|Two or more races||0.8%||20|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California406th
Rating6 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|
|Girls||30% to 34%*||70% to 74%*|
|Boys||25% to 29%*||65% to 69%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||21% to 39%*||60% to 79%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|White||40% to 44%*||85% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||20% to 29%*|
|Limited English||10% or less*||10% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1037
The average SAT score for Escondido High students in 2016 was 1037.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT20%
Rank in California731st
Rating2 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 Rate21%
AP Pass Rank in California218th
AP Pass Rate Rating7 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.
|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|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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1535 N. BRd.way
Escondido Union High