Best High School in California#428
|Rating||6 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Shoreline Unified|
|Location||3850 Irvin Rd.
Tomales, CA 94971
Tomales High has an academic rating somewhat above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 428th in the best public high schools in California.
The Tomales High student body is mainly Hispanic with a significant White population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||1.2%||2|
|Two or more races||1.2%||2|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 49.9%
48.5% 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, Tomales High students are largely middle income and rank 638th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California309th
Rating7 out of 10
Students at Tomales High scored an average 54% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 25% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||40% to 59%*||60% to 79%*|
|Boys||40% to 59%*||40% to 59%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||suppressed*|
|Hispanic||40% to 59%*||40% to 59%*|
|White||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||suppressed*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1017
The average SAT score for Tomales High students in 2016 was 1017.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT18%
Rank in California782nd
Rating1 out of 10
17 out of 93 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (18%). College admission testing participation is well below the California median rate of 29% and in the bottom 20% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate42%
AP Pass Rank in California882nd
AP Pass Rate Rating1 out of 10
Tomales High offers 6 AP courses. 42 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Tomales High had 26 taking AP exams with a 2 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 2% percentile and significantly lower than the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||8%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||42%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||7%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||6%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||26%|
|AP Courses Offered||6|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||32%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||32%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||33%|
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3850 Irvin Rd.