Best High School in California#710
|Rating||4 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Tehachapi Unified|
|Location||801 S. Dennison Rd.
Tehachapi, CA 93561
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.
The Tehachapi High student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.4%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||1.1%||13|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California560th
Rating5 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|
|Girls||20% to 24%*||60% to 64%*|
|Boys||35% to 39%*||50% to 54%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||20% to 24%*||45% to 49%*|
|White||30% to 34%*||60% to 64%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1110
The average SAT score for Tehachapi High students in 2016 was 1110.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT14%
Rank in California873rd
Rating1 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 Rate11%
AP Pass Rank in California392nd
AP Pass Rate Rating5 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.
|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|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||19%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||22%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||17%|
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801 S. Dennison Rd.