Sunny Hills High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Fullerton Joint Union High
Type Public
 Phone (714)626-4201
 Location 1801 Warburton Way
Fullerton, CA 92833
Charter School No

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.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific51.5%1,167
Native American Indian0.2%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.4%10
Two or more races1.7%39

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 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

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 69th in California

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
Girls60% to 64%*90% to 94%*
Boys55% to 59%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*-
Asian & Pacific Islander75% to 79%*90% to 94%*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic30% to 34%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White45% to 49%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*40% to 49%*
Limited English21% to 39%*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Sunny Hills High students in 2016 was 1213.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 138th in California

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

7 out of 10

Rank: 252nd in California

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 state median of 55 percent.

School State
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

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.5%57


Sunny Hills High
1801 Warburton Way
Fullerton, CA

10 out of 10 1


Fullerton Joint Union High
Fullerton, CA