San Diego Science and Technology

Overview

Student Enrollment
567
Best High School in California
#472
 Rating 6 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)525-7459
 Location 1405 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
Charter School No

San Diego Science and Technology has an academic rating slightly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 472nd in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The San Diego Science and Technology student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Black population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White6.7%38
Black11.3%64
Hispanic76.5%434
Asian Pacific2.6%15
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.8%16

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 25.9%

66.3% 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 Diego Science and Technology students are largely lower-middle income and rank 944th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman145
Sophomore163
Junior160
Senior99
Total567

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
52%
Rank in California
348th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at San Diego Science and Technology scored an average 52% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 28.4% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 39%*70% to 79%*
Boys40% to 44%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic35% to 39%*65% to 69%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
Whiteless than 50%*50% or more*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
993

The average SAT score for San Diego Science and Technology students in 2016 was 993.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
40%
Rank in California
238th
Rating
7 out of 10

104 out of 259 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
14%
AP Pass Rank in California
828th
AP Pass Rate Rating
1 out of 10

San Diego Science and Technology offers 4 AP courses. 14 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 22% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. San Diego Science and Technology had 39 taking AP exams with a 8 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 8% percentile and significantly lower than the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 21% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 14% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Courses Offered 4

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.5%9
Boys1.7%7
Girls1%2
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students1.5%9
Boys1.7%7
Girls1%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.5%2
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 Students4.7%28
Boys4.4%18
Girls2.5%10

Location

San Diego Science and Technology
1405 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA
92101
(619)525-7459

7 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA