Santa Susana High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,275
Best High School in California
#122
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Simi Valley Unified
Type Public
 Phone (805)520-6800
 Location 3570 E. Cochran St.
Simi Valley, CA 93063
Charter School No

Santa Susana High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 122nd in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Santa Susana High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White56.9%726
Black1.3%17
Hispanic23.4%298
Asian Pacific14.3%182
Native American Indian0.5%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%2
Two or more races3.5%44

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 10.5%

13.2% 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, Santa Susana High students are largely upper income and rank 133rd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman391
Sophomore347
Junior289
Senior248
Total1,275

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
70%
Rank in California
88th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Santa Susana High scored an average 70% 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 7.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% to 54%*85% to 89%*
Boys55% to 59%*85% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander70% to 79%*90% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic30% to 39%*80% to 89%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White55% to 59%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites20% or less*40% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1243

The average SAT score for Santa Susana High students in 2016 was 1243.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
25%
AP Pass Rank in California
135th
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 out of 10

Santa Susana High offers 15 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 64% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Santa Susana High had 216 taking AP exams with a 178 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 85% percentile and well above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 82% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 25% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 20%
AP Courses Offered 15

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

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 Students0.3%4
Boys0.7%4
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%13
Boys1.2%7
Girls1%6

Location

Santa Susana High
3570 E. Cochran St.
Simi Valley, CA
93063
(805)520-6800

10 out of 10 1

District

Simi Valley Unified
Simi Valley, CA