|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Garden Grove Unified|
|Location||10372 McFadden St.
Westminster, CA 92683
La Quinta High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 91st in the best public high schools in California.
The La Quinta High student body is mostly Asian Pacific with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||1|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||5|
|Two or more races||0.2%||4|
54% 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, La Quinta High students are largely middle income and rank 717th in California for high school student family income.
Students at La Quinta High scored an average 74% 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 5.7% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||65% to 69%*||80% to 84%*|
|Boys||65% to 69%*||75% to 79%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||73%||84%|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||65% to 69%*|
|White||70% to 79%*||80% or more*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||30% to 39%*|
|Limited English||25% to 29%*||20% to 24%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for La Quinta High students in 2016 was 1148.
671 out of 1,040 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (65%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 8% for participation.
La Quinta High offers 29 AP courses. 27 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. La Quinta High had 522 taking AP exams with a 272 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 47% percentile and about equal to the state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||52%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||27%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||7%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||23%|
|AP Courses Offered||29|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||5%|
La Quinta High
10372 McFadden St.
Garden Grove Unified
Garden Grove, CA