Best High School in California#106
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Sweetwater Union High|
|Location||1925 Magdalena Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Olympian High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 106th in the best public high schools in California.
The Olympian High student body is mainly Hispanic with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||1|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.4%||10|
|Two or more races||8.7%||205|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 15.4%
17.9% 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, Olympian High students are largely upper income and rank 195th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California204th
Rating8 out of 10
Students at Olympian High scored an average 60% 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 17% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||45% to 49%*||85% to 89%*|
|Boys||35% to 39%*||70% to 74%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||60% to 64%*||85% to 89%*|
|Black||21% to 39%*||60% to 79%*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||75% to 79%*|
|Multiracial||30% to 39%*||80% to 89%*|
|White||40% to 49%*||80% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||21% to 39%*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1084
The average SAT score for Olympian High students in 2016 was 1084.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT42%
Rank in California214th
Rating7 out of 10
414 out of 981 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (42%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 23% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate34%
AP Pass Rank in California164th
AP Pass Rate Rating8 out of 10
Olympian High offers 37 AP courses. 34 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Olympian High had 544 taking AP exams with a 423 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||78%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||34%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||2%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||29%|
|AP Courses Offered||37|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
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1925 Magdalena Ave.
Chula Vista, CA
Sweetwater Union High
Chula Vista, CA