Tehachapi High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,237
Best High School in California
#710
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Tehachapi Unified
Type Public
 Phone (661)822-2130
 Location 801 S. Dennison Rd.
Tehachapi, CA 93561
Charter School No

Tehachapi High has an academic rating slightly below the average for California high schools based on its average test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 710th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

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

Race Percent Students
White67.1%830
Black2%25
Hispanic27.3%338
Asian Pacific2.1%26
Native American Indian0.4%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.1%13

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 22%

24.2% 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, Tehachapi High students are largely upper income and rank 280th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman359
Sophomore321
Junior298
Senior259
Total1,237

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
44%
Rank in California
560th
Rating
5 out of 10

Students at Tehachapi High scored an average 44% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 45.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls20% to 24%*60% to 64%*
Boys35% to 39%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic20% to 24%*45% to 49%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White30% to 34%*60% to 64%*
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
1110

The average SAT score for Tehachapi High students in 2016 was 1110.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
14%
Rank in California
873rd
Rating
1 out of 10

78 out of 557 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (14%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 10% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
11%
AP Pass Rank in California
392nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
5 out of 10

Tehachapi High offers 11 AP courses. 11 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 12% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Tehachapi High had 84 taking AP exams with a 61 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 57% percentile and slightly above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 73% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 11% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Courses Offered 11

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.6%20
Boys1.9%13
Girls1.3%7
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.4%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
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 Students3%37
Boys3.9%27
Girls1.5%10

Location

Tehachapi High
801 S. Dennison Rd.
Tehachapi, CA
93561
(661)822-2130

5 out of 10 1

District

Tehachapi Unified
Tehachapi, CA