|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Huntington Beach Union High|
|Location||1905 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Huntington Beach High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 104th in the best public high schools in California.
The Huntington Beach High student body is mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||3.5%||103|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.5%||14|
|Two or more races||7.2%||211|
12.1% 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, Huntington Beach High students are largely wealthy and rank 119th in California for high school student family income.
Students at Huntington Beach High scored an average 71% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 7.7% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Boys||56%||75% to 79%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|American Indian||40% to 59%*||60% to 79%*|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||75% to 79%*||85% to 89%*|
|Hispanic||40% to 44%*||70% to 74%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||20% to 29%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Huntington Beach High students in 2016 was 1167.
375 out of 1,424 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (26%). College admission testing participation is slightly below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 43% for participation.
Huntington Beach High offers 23 AP courses. 28 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Huntington Beach High had 600 taking AP exams with a 532 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||89%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||28%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||24%|
|AP Courses Offered||23|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||20%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||22%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%|
Huntington Beach High
1905 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach Union High
Huntington Beach, CA