Best High School in California#185
|Rating||8 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||San Diego Unified|
|Location||7651 Wellington Way
San Diego, CA 92111
Kearny SCT has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 185th in the best public high schools in California.
The Kearny SCT student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||1.2%||4|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.3%||1|
|Two or more races||6.1%||21|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 45.4%
52.5% 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, Kearny SCT students are largely middle income and rank 696th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California213rd
Rating8 out of 10
Students at Kearny SCT scored an average 60% 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 18% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||30% to 39%*||70% to 79%*|
|Boys||50% to 59%*||70% to 79%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||40% to 59%*||60% to 79%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||30% to 39%*||70% to 79%*|
|White||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
|Limited English||50% or more*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1066
The average SAT score for Kearny SCT students in 2016 was 1066.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT55%
Rank in California118th
Rating8 out of 10
96 out of 173 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (55%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 13% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate41%
AP Pass Rank in California752nd
AP Pass Rate Rating1 out of 10
Kearny SCT offers 4 AP courses. 41 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Kearny SCT had 63 taking AP exams with a 22 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 17% percentile and well below the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||35%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||41%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||30%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Courses Offered||4|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||1%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||3%|
Police Referral Rate
Police Arrest Rate
In-School Suspension Rate
Out-of-School Suspension Rate
7651 Wellington Way
San Diego, CA
San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA