High Tech High Chula Vista

Overview

Student Enrollment
626
Best High School in California
#312
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District SBC - High Tech High
Type Public
 Phone (619)243-5014
 Location 1945 Discovery Falls Dr.
Chula Vista, CA 91915
Charter School Yes

High Tech High Chula Vista has an academic rating somewhat above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 312nd in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The High Tech High Chula Vista student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White7.5%47
Black3.7%23
Hispanic76.7%480
Asian Pacific10.2%64
Native American Indian0.5%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.8%5
Two or more races0.6%4

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 26.7%

28.4% 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, High Tech High Chula Vista students are largely upper-middle income and rank 340th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman174
Sophomore162
Junior152
Senior138
Total626

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
52%
Rank in California
348th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at High Tech High Chula Vista scored an average 52% 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 28.4% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*70% to 74%*
Boys35% to 39%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic35% to 39%*65% to 69%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
Whiteless than 50%*50% or more*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
996

The average SAT score for High Tech High Chula Vista students in 2016 was 996.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
47%
Rank in California
170th
Rating
8 out of 10

136 out of 290 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (47%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 18% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

High Tech High Chula Vista has not reported Advanced Placement (AP) program data.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate45%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate49%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate40%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

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

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%4
Boys0.7%2
Girls0.7%2

Location

High Tech High Chula Vista
1945 Discovery Falls Dr.
Chula Vista, CA
91915
(619)243-5014

8 out of 10 1

District

SBC - High Tech High
San Diego, CA