Heritage High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Liberty Union High
Type Public
 Phone (925)634-0037
 Location 101 American Ave.
Brentwood, CA 94513
Charter School No

Heritage High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 175th 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 Heritage High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific13.2%331
Native American Indian0.5%13
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.6%16
Two or more races3.7%92

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 8.8%

11.5% 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, Heritage High students are largely wealthy and rank 111st in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
Rank in California
8 out of 10

Students at Heritage High scored an average 62% 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 16.1% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls40% to 44%*85% to 89%*
Boys40% to 44%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander55% to 59%*90% to 94%*
Black30% to 39%*60% to 69%*
Hispanic35% to 39%*65% to 69%*
Multiracialless than 50%*80% or more*
White45% to 49%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*40% to 49%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Heritage High students in 2016 was 1126.

College Admission Test Participation

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

412 out of 1,194 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (35%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 36% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

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

Heritage High offers 13 AP courses. 24 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 61% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Heritage High had 536 taking AP exams with a 373 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 72% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 70% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 24% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 20%
AP Courses Offered 13

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.8%20
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.4%10

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.2%4
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.3%129
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3%73


Heritage High
101 American Ave.
Brentwood, CA

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