Kearny SCT

Overview

Student Enrollment
345
Best High School in California
#185
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (858)496-8370
 Location 7651 Wellington Way
San Diego, CA 92111
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Kearny SCT student body is predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White11%38
Black15.1%52
Hispanic36.8%127
Asian Pacific29.6%102
Native American Indian1.2%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%1
Two or more races6.1%21

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 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

Grade Students
Freshman100
Sophomore72
Junior84
Senior89
Total345

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
60%
Rank in California
213rd
Rating
8 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
Girls30% to 39%*70% to 79%*
Boys50% to 59%*70% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic30% to 39%*70% to 79%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White50% or more*50% or more*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited English50% or more*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1066

The average SAT score for Kearny SCT students in 2016 was 1066.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
55%
Rank in California
118th
Rating
8 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 Rate
41%
AP Pass Rank in California
752nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
1 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.

School State
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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

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 Students3.5%12
Boys3.1%6
Girls4%6
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.5%12
Boys4.2%8
Girls2.1%4

Location

Kearny SCT
7651 Wellington Way
San Diego, CA
92111
(858)496-8370

9 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA