Henry High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)286-7700
 Location 6702 Wandermere Dr.
San Diego, CA 92120
Charter School No

Henry High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 151st in the best public high schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Henry High student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific15.2%370
Native American Indian0.5%11
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.6%14
Two or more races6.1%148

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 25.9%

27.4% 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, Henry High students are largely upper-middle income and rank 329th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
Rank in California
7 out of 10

Students at Henry High scored an average 55% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 24.1% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% to 54%*65% to 69%*
Boys45% to 49%*55% to 59%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander65% to 69%*65% to 69%*
Black30% to 39%*50% to 59%*
Hispanic30% to 34%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
White55% to 59%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Henry High students in 2016 was 1124.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
Rank in California
8 out of 10

650 out of 1,159 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (56%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 13% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
AP Pass Rank in California
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

Henry High offers 18 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Henry High had 594 taking AP exams with a 412 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 71% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 69% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 32% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 24%
AP Courses Offered 18

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.6%15
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.6%15

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.1%2
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%4
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.4%60


Henry High
6702 Wandermere Dr.
San Diego, CA

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San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA