Mission Hills High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,530
Best High School in California
#224
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Marcos Unified
Type Public
 Phone (760)290-2700
 Location 1 Mission Hills Ct.
San Marcos, CA 92069
Charter School No

Mission Hills High 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 224th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Mission Hills High student body is mainly Hispanic with a significant White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White35.7%902
Black2.8%72
Hispanic51.4%1,300
Asian Pacific7.7%196
Native American Indian0.3%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.7%18
Two or more races1.4%35

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 33.5%

34.6% 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, Mission Hills High students are largely upper-middle income and rank 426th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman660
Sophomore654
Junior629
Senior587
Total2,530

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
57%
Rank in California
271st
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Mission Hills High scored an average 57% 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 21.7% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls39%81%
Boys34%72%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 69%*90% or more*
Black20% or less*40% to 59%*
Hispanic26%70%
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
White45% to 49%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites10% or less*11% to 19%*
Limited English20% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1067

The average SAT score for Mission Hills High students in 2016 was 1067.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
43%
AP Pass Rank in California
-9th
AP Pass Rate Rating
-

Mission Hills High offers 13 AP courses. 43 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Mission Hills High had -8 taking AP exams with a -4 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the -900% percentile and the California state median of -9 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 50% -9%
Students enrolled in an AP class 43% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 31%
AP Courses Offered 13

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%46
Boys2.5%32
Girls1.1%14

Location

Mission Hills High
1 Mission Hills Ct.
San Marcos, CA
92069
(760)290-2700

9 out of 10 1

District

San Marcos Unified
San Marcos, CA