Best High School in California#480
|Rating||6 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||San Diego Unified|
|Location||6905 Skyline Dr.
San Diego, CA 92114
Morse High has an academic rating slightly above the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 480th in the best public high schools in California.
The Morse High student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||3|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||1.7%||31|
|Two or more races||5.8%||104|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 34.2%
61.7% 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, Morse High students are largely lower-middle income and rank 839th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California565th
Rating5 out of 10
Students at Morse High scored an average 43% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is about equal to the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 46.6% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||30% to 34%*||55% to 59%*|
|Boys||30% to 34%*||50% to 54%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||40% to 44%*||60% to 64%*|
|Black||11% to 19%*||40% to 49%*|
|Hispanic||20% to 24%*||40% to 44%*|
|Multiracial||40% to 59%*||60% to 79%*|
|White||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||10% or less*||10% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1008
The average SAT score for Morse High students in 2016 was 1008.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT33%
Rank in California381st
Rating6 out of 10
275 out of 837 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (33%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 40% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate23%
AP Pass Rank in California396th
AP Pass Rate Rating5 out of 10
Morse High offers 16 AP courses. 23 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 58% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Morse High had 349 taking AP exams with a 206 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 56% percentile and slightly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||59%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||23%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||5%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||7%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||21%|
|AP Courses Offered||16|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
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6905 Skyline Dr.
San Diego, CA
San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA