Olympian High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Sweetwater Union High
Type Public
 Phone (619)656-2400
 Location 1925 Magdalena Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Charter School No

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.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Olympian High student body is mainly Hispanic with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific22.3%527
Native American Indian0%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.4%10
Two or more races8.7%205

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 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

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
Rank in California
8 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
Girls45% to 49%*85% to 89%*
Boys35% to 39%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 64%*85% to 89%*
Black21% to 39%*60% to 79%*
Hispanic30% to 34%*75% to 79%*
Multiracial30% to 39%*80% to 89%*
White40% to 49%*80% to 89%*
With Disabilites20% or less*21% to 39%*
Limited English20% or less*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Olympian High students in 2016 was 1084.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
Rank in California
7 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 Rate
AP Pass Rank in California
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 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.

School State
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

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.5%56


Olympian High
1925 Magdalena Ave.
Chula Vista, CA

10 out of 10 1


Sweetwater Union High
Chula Vista, CA