Santana High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,509
Best High School in California
#272
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Grossmont Union High
Type Public
 Phone (619)956-0211
 Location 9915 N. Magnolia Ave.
Santee, CA 92071
Charter School No

Santana High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 272nd in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

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

Race Percent Students
White63.8%962
Black1.5%22
Hispanic22.7%342
Asian Pacific2%30
Native American Indian0.5%8
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.4%6
Two or more races9.2%139

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 16.1%

18.5% 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, Santana High students are largely upper income and rank 205th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman415
Sophomore407
Junior311
Senior376
Total1,509

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
52%
Rank in California
334th
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Santana High 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 27.8% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls35% to 39%*65% to 69%*
Boys35% to 39%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic30% to 39%*60% to 69%*
Multiracial21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
White40% to 44%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites20% or less*20% or less*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1105

The average SAT score for Santana High students in 2016 was 1105.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
57%
Rank in California
105th
Rating
8 out of 10

393 out of 687 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (57%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 12% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
23%
AP Pass Rank in California
474th
AP Pass Rate Rating
4 out of 10

Santana High offers 13 AP courses. 23 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 56% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Santana High had 96 taking AP exams with a 57 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 47% percentile and about equal to the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 59% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 23% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 13

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

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 Students0.8%12
Boys0.6%5
Girls1%7
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Santana High
9915 N. Magnolia Ave.
Santee, CA
92071
(619)956-0211

8 out of 10 1

District

Grossmont Union High
La Mesa, CA