High Tech High Media Arts

Overview

Student Enrollment
400
Best High School in California
#392
 Rating 6 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)398-8620
 Location 2230 Truxtun Rd., Third Fl.
San Diego, CA 92106
Charter School Yes

High Tech High Media Arts has an academic rating somewhat above the average for California high schools based on its average test performance. It is ranked 392nd in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The High Tech High Media Arts student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White29.2%117
Black10.2%41
Hispanic47.5%190
Asian Pacific9.8%39
Native American Indian0.8%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander1%4
Two or more races1.5%6

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 31%

32% 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 Media Arts students are largely upper-middle income and rank 394th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman103
Sophomore103
Junior99
Senior95
Total400

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
47%
Rank in California
463rd
Rating
6 out of 10

Students at High Tech High Media Arts scored an average 47% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 37.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 39%*70% to 79%*
Boys20% to 29%*50% to 59%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic11% to 19%*50% to 59%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White40% to 59%*80% to 89%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1020

The average SAT score for High Tech High Media Arts students in 2016 was 1020.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
47%
Rank in California
163rd
Rating
8 out of 10

92 out of 194 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 Media Arts has not reported Advanced Placement (AP) program data.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

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 Students1%4
Boys0.9%2
Girls1.1%2
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2%8
Boys3.7%8
Girls0%0

Location

High Tech High Media Arts
2230 Truxtun Rd., Third Fl.
San Diego, CA
92106
(619)398-8620

7 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA