Sunny Hills High
Best High School in California#54
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Fullerton Joint Union High|
|Location||1801 Warburton Way
Fullerton, CA 92833
Sunny Hills 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 54th in the best public high schools in California.
The Sunny Hills High student body is mainly Asian Pacific with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||4|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.4%||10|
|Two or more races||1.7%||39|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 15.9%
18.4% 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, Sunny Hills High students are largely upper income and rank 202nd in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California69th
Rating9 out of 10
Students at Sunny Hills High scored an average 72% 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 6.4% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||60% to 64%*||90% to 94%*|
|Boys||55% to 59%*||75% to 79%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||75% to 79%*||90% to 94%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||70% to 74%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||45% to 49%*||85% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||40% to 49%*|
|Limited English||21% to 39%*||21% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1213
The average SAT score for Sunny Hills High students in 2016 was 1213.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT51%
Rank in California138th
Rating8 out of 10
560 out of 1,093 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (51%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 15% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate40%
AP Pass Rank in California252nd
AP Pass Rate Rating7 out of 10
Sunny Hills High offers 27 AP courses. 40 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Sunny Hills High had 597 taking AP exams with a 423 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 72% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||71%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||40%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||14%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||14%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||35%|
|AP Courses Offered||27|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||6%|
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Sunny Hills High
1801 Warburton Way
Fullerton Joint Union High