Best High School in California#606
|Rating||5 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Oceanside Unified|
|Location||1 Pirates Cove Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
Oceanside High has an academic rating about equal to the average for California high schools based on its low test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 606th in the best public high schools in California.
The Oceanside High student body is primarily Hispanic with a smaller White population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.5%||11|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||3.2%||68|
|Two or more races||2.4%||51|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 41.7%
55.8% 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, Oceanside High students are largely middle income and rank 743rd in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California771st
Rating3 out of 10
Students at Oceanside High scored an average 36% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 38.1% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||30% to 34%*||40% to 44%*|
|Boys||30% to 34%*||30% to 34%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||21% to 39%*||21% to 39%*|
|Black||20% to 29%*||30% to 39%*|
|Hispanic||25% to 29%*||35% to 39%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||45% to 49%*||45% to 49%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1055
The average SAT score for Oceanside High students in 2016 was 1055.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT40%
Rank in California235th
Rating7 out of 10
412 out of 1,024 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (40%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 25% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate28%
AP Pass Rank in California551st
AP Pass Rate Rating3 out of 10
Oceanside High offers 19 AP courses. 28 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 76% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Oceanside High had 460 taking AP exams with a 224 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 39% percentile and somewhat below the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||49%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||28%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||6%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||5%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||27%|
|AP Courses Offered||19|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||20%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||21%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||18%|
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1 Pirates Cove Way