Redondo Union High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Redondo Beach Unified
Type Public
 Phone (310)798-8665
 Location 631 Vincent Park
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Charter School No

Redondo Union 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 103rd in the best public high schools in California.



The Redondo Union High student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific13.7%365
Native American Indian0.5%12
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander1.4%36
Two or more races2.7%71

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 13.9%

16.6% 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, Redondo Union High students are largely upper income and rank 176th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 185th in California

Students at Redondo Union High scored an average 62% 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 15.3% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45% to 49%*80% to 84%*
Boys45% to 49%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander60% to 64%*80% to 84%*
Black20% to 24%*50% to 54%*
Hispanic35% to 39%*65% to 69%*
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
White55% to 59%*80% to 84%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*30% to 39%*
Limited English21% to 39%*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Redondo Union High students in 2016 was 1177.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 279th in California

481 out of 1,274 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (38%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 30% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 85th in California

Redondo Union High offers 17 AP courses. 30 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 79% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Redondo Union High had 752 taking AP exams with a 627 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 83% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 30% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Courses Offered 17

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.8%20
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.3%8

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%15
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.8%47


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631 Vincent Park
Redondo Beach, CA

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