Otay Ranch Senior High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,640
Best High School in California
#119
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Sweetwater Union High
Type Public
 Phone (619)591-5000
 Location 1250 Olympic Pkwy.
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Charter School No

Otay Ranch Senior 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 119th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Otay Ranch Senior High student body is primarily Hispanic with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White6%158
Black4%105
Hispanic63.1%1,667
Asian Pacific19.6%517
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.8%21
Two or more races6.4%170

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 18.3%

21.2% 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, Otay Ranch Senior High students are largely upper income and rank 232nd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman633
Sophomore586
Junior682
Senior739
Total2,640

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
58%
Rank in California
242nd
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Otay Ranch Senior High scored an average 58% 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 20.4% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls35% to 39%*80% to 84%*
Boys37%76%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander55% to 59%*90% to 94%*
Black21% to 39%*60% to 79%*
Hispanic30%74%
Multiracial50% to 59%*80% to 89%*
White30% to 39%*70% to 79%*
With Disabilites6% to 9%*30% to 39%*
Limited English10% or less*20% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1072

The average SAT score for Otay Ranch Senior High students in 2016 was 1072.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
40%
Rank in California
233rd
Rating
7 out of 10

574 out of 1,421 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
39%
AP Pass Rank in California
149th
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 out of 10

Otay Ranch Senior High offers 37 AP courses. 39 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Otay Ranch Senior High had 742 taking AP exams with a 577 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 84% 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 39% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 34%
AP Courses Offered 37

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.1%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%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 Students2.8%75
Boys4.3%61
Girls1%14

Location

Otay Ranch Senior High
1250 Olympic Pkwy.
Chula Vista, CA
91913
(619)591-5000

10 out of 10 1

District

Sweetwater Union High
Chula Vista, CA