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San Clemente High


Overview

Student Enrollment
3,036
Best High School in California
#100
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Capistrano Unified
Type Public
 Phone (949)492-4165
 Location 700 Avenido Pico
San Clemente, CA 92673
Charter School No

San Clemente 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 100th in the best public high schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The San Clemente High student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White66.4%2,015
Black0.6%19
Hispanic24.5%743
Asian Pacific2.5%76
Native American Indian0.3%9
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%9
Two or more races5.4%165

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 13.6%

16.4% 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, San Clemente High students are largely upper income and rank 173rd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman768
Sophomore782
Junior749
Senior737
Total3,036

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 165th in California

Students at San Clemente High scored an average 64% 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 13.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls52%84%
Boys49%68%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*80% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic25% to 29%*50% to 54%*
Multiracial50% to 59%*80% to 89%*
White56%82%
With Disabilites10% or less*30% 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
1146

The average SAT score for San Clemente High students in 2016 was 1146.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 176th in California

686 out of 1,486 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (46%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 19% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 166th in California

San Clemente High offers 8 AP courses. 28 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 74% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. San Clemente High had 666 taking AP exams with a 518 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 78% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 28% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 26%
AP Courses Offered 8

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
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 Students1.4%40
Boys2.1%31
Girls0.6%9

Location

San Clemente High
700 Avenido Pico
San Clemente, CA
92673
(949)492-4165

10 out of 10 1

District

Capistrano Unified
San Juan Capistrano, CA