Temple City High
Best High School in California#45
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Temple City Unified|
|Location||9501 Lemon Ave.
Temple City, CA 91780
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.
The Temple City High student body is primarily Asian Pacific with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.1%||2|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||3|
|Two or more races||2.2%||46|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California88th
Rating9 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|
|Girls||65% to 69%*||75% to 79%*|
|Boys||65% to 69%*||70% to 74%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||79%||78%|
|Hispanic||30% to 34%*||55% to 59%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||50% to 59%*||80% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||30% to 39%*|
|Limited English||40% to 49%*||10% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1226
The average SAT score for Temple City High students in 2016 was 1226.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT199%
Rank in California6th
Rating10 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 Rate28%
AP Pass Rank in California84th
AP Pass Rate Rating9 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.
|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|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||7%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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Temple City High
9501 Lemon Ave.
Temple City, CA
Temple City Unified
Temple City, CA