|Rating||9 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Capistrano Unified|
|Location||1 Tesoro Creek Rd.
Las Flores, CA 92688
Tesoro 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 85th in the best public high schools in California.
Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.
The Tesoro High student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.4%||9|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||2|
|Two or more races||4.6%||109|
4.6% 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, Tesoro High students are largely wealthy and rank 42nd in California for high school student family income.
Students at Tesoro High scored an average 66% 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 11% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||55% to 59%*||85% to 89%*|
|Boys||45% to 49%*||70% to 74%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||70% to 79%*||80% to 89%*|
|Black||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||65% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||40% to 59%*||80% or more*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||21% to 39%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Tesoro High students in 2016 was 1178.
637 out of 1,144 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (56%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 13% for participation.
Tesoro High offers 21 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Tesoro High had 609 taking AP exams with a 404 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 67% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||66%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||32%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||8%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||11%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||30%|
|AP Courses Offered||21|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
1 Tesoro Creek Rd.
Las Flores, CA
San Juan Capistrano, CA