Oceanside High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,153
Best High School in California
#606
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Oceanside Unified
Type Public
 Phone (760)901-8200
 Location 1 Pirates Cove Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
Charter School No

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.

Racial Demographics

The Oceanside High student body is primarily Hispanic with a smaller White population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White19.8%427
Black7.9%171
Hispanic62.9%1,354
Asian Pacific3.3%71
Native American Indian0.5%11
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander3.2%68
Two or more races2.4%51

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 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

Grade Students
Freshman549
Sophomore580
Junior514
Senior510
Total2,153

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
36%
Rank in California
771st
Rating
3 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
Girls30% to 34%*40% to 44%*
Boys30% to 34%*30% to 34%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander21% to 39%*21% to 39%*
Black20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Hispanic25% to 29%*35% to 39%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White45% to 49%*45% to 49%*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited English20% or less*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1055

The average SAT score for Oceanside High students in 2016 was 1055.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
40%
Rank in California
235th
Rating
7 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 Rate
28%
AP Pass Rank in California
551st
AP Pass Rate Rating
3 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.

School State
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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.3%4
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%41
Boys2.7%31
Girls0.9%10
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.1%92
Boys6%70
Girls1.9%22

Location

Oceanside High
1 Pirates Cove Way
Oceanside, CA
92054
(760)901-8200

6 out of 10 1

District

Oceanside Unified
Oceanside, CA