High Tech High

Overview

Student Enrollment
589
Best High School in California
#269
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)243-5000
 Location 2861 Womble Rd.
San Diego, CA 92106
Charter School Yes

High Tech High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 269th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

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

Race Percent Students
White32.9%194
Black9.2%54
Hispanic41.6%245
Asian Pacific12.6%74
Native American Indian1.9%11
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.7%4
Two or more races1.2%7

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 15.8%

18.3% 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 students are largely upper income and rank 201st in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman158
Sophomore159
Junior133
Senior139
Total589

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
54%
Rank in California
309th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at High Tech High scored an average 54% 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 25% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls40% to 49%*60% to 69%*
Boys30% to 39%*60% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 79%*80% or more*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic20% to 29%*50% to 59%*
Multiracial--
White50% to 59%*70% to 79%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1093

The average SAT score for High Tech High students in 2016 was 1093.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
49%
Rank in California
155th
Rating
8 out of 10

133 out of 272 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (49%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 17% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

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

Absenteeism Rate

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

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 Students0.3%2
Boys0.6%2
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.2%19
Boys5.3%17
Girls0.6%2

Location

High Tech High
2861 Womble Rd.
San Diego, CA
92106
(619)243-5000

8 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA