Fountain Valley High
Best High School in California#116
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Huntington Beach Union High|
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Fountain 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 116th in the best public high schools in California.
The Fountain Valley High student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||2.2%||80|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.7%||26|
|Two or more races||1.7%||62|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 15%
17.6% 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, Fountain Valley High students are largely upper income and rank 191st in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California103rd
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Fountain Valley High scored an average 68% 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 9.2% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||78%||86%|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||55% to 59%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||45% to 49%*||70% to 74%*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||11% to 19%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1192
The average SAT score for Fountain Valley High students in 2016 was 1192.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT25%
Rank in California606th
Rating3 out of 10
453 out of 1,810 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (25%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 38% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate28%
AP Pass Rank in California17th
AP Pass Rate Rating10 out of 10
Fountain Valley High offers 23 AP courses. 28 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Fountain Valley High had 895 taking AP exams with a 854 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||95%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||28%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||21%|
|AP Courses Offered||23|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
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Fountain Valley High
Fountain Valley, CA
Huntington Beach Union High
Huntington Beach, CA