Rancho Bernardo High
Best High School in California#99
|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Poway Unified|
|Location||13010 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA 92128
Rancho Bernardo 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 99th in the best public high schools in California.
The Rancho Bernardo High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.3%||7|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.4%||9|
|Two or more races||5.5%||119|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 6.3%
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, Rancho Bernardo High students are largely wealthy and rank 80th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California117th
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Rancho Bernardo High scored an average 67% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 10.1% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||55% to 59%*||75% to 79%*|
|Boys||60% to 64%*||65% to 69%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||75% to 79%*||80% to 84%*|
|Black||60% to 79%*||40% to 59%*|
|Hispanic||40% to 49%*||60% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||40% to 59%*||60% to 79%*|
|White||60% to 64%*||70% to 74%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||21% to 39%*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1220
The average SAT score for Rancho Bernardo High students in 2016 was 1220.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT26%
Rank in California567th
Rating4 out of 10
283 out of 1,089 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (26%). College admission testing participation is slightly below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 42% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate35%
AP Pass Rank in California72nd
AP Pass Rate Rating9 out of 10
Rancho Bernardo High offers 15 AP courses. 35 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 88% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Rancho Bernardo High had 597 taking AP exams with a 516 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||86%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||35%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||14%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||15%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||29%|
|AP Courses Offered||15|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%|
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Rancho Bernardo High
13010 Paseo Lucido
San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA