King-Chavez Community High

Overview

Student Enrollment
614
Best High School in California
#1218
 Rating 1 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)704-1020
 Location 201 A St.
San Diego, CA 92101
Charter School Yes

King-Chavez Community High has an academic rating significantly lower than the average for California high schools based on its low test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 1218th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The King-Chavez Community High student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small Black population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White0.7%4
Black1.5%9
Hispanic97.6%599
Asian Pacific0.2%1
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.2%1

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 33.1%

62.2% 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, King-Chavez Community High students are largely lower-middle income and rank 853rd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman188
Sophomore148
Junior125
Senior153
Total614

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
6%
Rank in California
1229th
Rating
1 out of 10

Students at King-Chavez Community High scored an average 6% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly lower than the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 0.5% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls10% or less*10% or less*
Boys6% to 9%*5% or less*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic6% to 9%*6% to 9%*
Multiracial--
Whitesuppressed*suppressed*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited English10% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
862

The average SAT score for King-Chavez Community High students in 2016 was 862.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
46%
Rank in California
173rd
Rating
8 out of 10

129 out of 278 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (46%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 19% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
10%
AP Pass Rank in California
867th
AP Pass Rate Rating
1 out of 10

King-Chavez Community High offers 3 AP courses. 10 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 9% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. King-Chavez Community High had 49 taking AP exams with a 5 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 4% percentile and significantly lower than the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 10% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 10% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Courses Offered 3

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate33%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate36%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate31%

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 Students0.4%2
Boys0.7%2
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students8.1%46
Boys10.6%32
Girls4.6%14

Location

King-Chavez Community High
201 A St.
San Diego, CA
92101
(619)704-1020

1 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA