San Dieguito High Academy
Best High School in California#51
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||San Dieguito Union High|
|Location||800 Santa Fe Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024
San Dieguito High Academy 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 51st in the best public high schools in California.
The San Dieguito High Academy student body is mostly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.5%||9|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.2%||3|
|Two or more races||0.9%||14|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 4.5%
5.9% 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 Dieguito High Academy students are largely wealthy and rank 56th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California103rd
Rating9 out of 10
Students at San Dieguito High Academy scored an average 68% 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 9.2% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||60% to 64%*||80% to 84%*|
|Boys||50% to 54%*||70% to 74%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% or more*||80% or more*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||60% to 64%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||60% to 64%*||80% to 84%*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||50% to 59%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1211
The average SAT score for San Dieguito High Academy students in 2016 was 1211.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT54%
Rank in California126th
Rating8 out of 10
390 out of 727 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (54%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 14% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate38%
AP Pass Rank in California128th
AP Pass Rate Rating8 out of 10
San Dieguito High Academy offers 22 AP courses. 38 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. San Dieguito High Academy had 498 taking AP exams with a 402 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 86% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||81%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||38%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||5%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||4%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||37%|
|AP Courses Offered||22|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
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San Dieguito High Academy
800 Santa Fe Dr.
San Dieguito Union High