Temple City High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,116
Best High School in California
#45
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Temple City Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)548-5040
 Location 9501 Lemon Ave.
Temple City, CA 91780
Charter School No

Temple City 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 45th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Temple City High student body is primarily Asian Pacific with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White10.3%219
Black0.5%10
Hispanic18.8%397
Asian Pacific68%1,439
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races2.2%46

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 25.4%

27.1% 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, Temple City High students are largely upper-middle income and rank 323rd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman535
Sophomore545
Junior504
Senior532
Total2,116

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
70%
Rank in California
88th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Temple City High scored an average 70% 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 7.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls65% to 69%*75% to 79%*
Boys65% to 69%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander79%78%
Black.%.%
Hispanic30% to 34%*55% to 59%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White50% to 59%*80% to 89%*
With Disabilites20% or less*30% to 39%*
Limited English40% to 49%*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1226

The average SAT score for Temple City High students in 2016 was 1226.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
199%
Rank in California
6th
Rating
10 out of 10

2,059 out of 1,036 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (199%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 2% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
28%
AP Pass Rank in California
84th
AP Pass Rate Rating
9 out of 10

Temple City High offers 20 AP courses. 28 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 75% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Temple City High had 498 taking AP exams with a 425 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 85% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 28% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 20

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%8
Boys0.4%4
Girls0.4%4

Location

Temple City High
9501 Lemon Ave.
Temple City, CA
91780
(626)548-5040

10 out of 10 1

District

Temple City Unified
Temple City, CA