Morse High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,808
Best High School in California
#480
 Rating 6 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)262-0763
 Location 6905 Skyline Dr.
San Diego, CA 92114
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Morse High student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White2.1%38
Black17.7%320
Hispanic31.9%577
Asian Pacific40.7%735
Native American Indian0.2%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander1.7%31
Two or more races5.8%104

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 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

Grade Students
Freshman496
Sophomore475
Junior458
Senior379
Total1,808

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
43%
Rank in California
565th
Rating
5 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
Girls30% to 34%*55% to 59%*
Boys30% to 34%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 44%*60% to 64%*
Black11% to 19%*40% to 49%*
Hispanic20% to 24%*40% to 44%*
Multiracial40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Whiteless than 50%*50% or more*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited English10% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1008

The average SAT score for Morse High students in 2016 was 1008.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
33%
Rank in California
381st
Rating
6 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 Rate
23%
AP Pass Rank in California
396th
AP Pass Rate Rating
5 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.

School State
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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.1%20
Boys1.1%11
Girls1%9
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students1.1%20
Boys1.1%11
Girls1%9

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 Students2%39
Boys2.5%26
Girls1.3%13

Location

Morse High
6905 Skyline Dr.
San Diego, CA
92114
(619)262-0763

7 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA