|Rating||3 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||McFarland Unified|
|Location||259 W. Sherwood Ave.
McFarland, CA 93250
McFarland High has an academic rating somewhat below the average for California high schools based on its low test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 743rd in the best public high schools in California.
Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.
The McFarland High student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small White population and has extremely low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.1%||1|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||0%||0|
67.1% 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, McFarland High students are largely lower income and rank 965th in California for high school student family income.
Students at McFarland High scored an average 30% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 23.7% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||10% to 14%*||40% to 44%*|
|Boys||20% to 24%*||40% to 44%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||suppressed*|
|Hispanic||15% to 19%*||40% to 44%*|
|With Disabilites||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for McFarland High students in 2016 was 897.
McFarland High offers 11 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. McFarland High had 178 taking AP exams with a 113 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 62% percentile and slightly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||63%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||32%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||18%|
|AP Courses Offered||11|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||24%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||26%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||21%|
259 W. Sherwood Ave.