Mark Keppel High
Best High School in California#59
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Alhambra Unified|
|Location||501 E. Hellman Ave.
Alhambra, CA 91801
Mark Keppel 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 59th in the best public high schools in California.
The Mark Keppel High student body is mostly Asian Pacific with a sizeable Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||3.1%||72|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 47.6%
46.9% 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, Mark Keppel High students are largely middle income and rank 607th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California69th
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Mark Keppel High scored an average 72% 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 6.4% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||65% to 69%*||80% to 84%*|
|Boys||65% to 69%*||70% to 74%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||77%||80%|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||65% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||45% to 49%*||30% to 34%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1182
The average SAT score for Mark Keppel High students in 2016 was 1182.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT56%
Rank in California112nd
Rating8 out of 10
657 out of 1,165 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (56%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 12% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate27%
AP Pass Rank in California122nd
AP Pass Rate Rating8 out of 10
Mark Keppel High offers 18 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 71% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Mark Keppel High had 591 taking AP exams with a 491 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||83%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||27%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||9%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||11%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||21%|
|AP Courses Offered||18|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
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Mark Keppel High
501 E. Hellman Ave.