Vista del Lago High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,514
Best High School in California
#142
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Folsom-Cordova Unified
Type Public
 Phone (916)294-2410
 Location 1970 BRd.stone Pkwy.
Folsom, CA 95630
Charter School No

Vista del Lago High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 142nd 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.

Racial Demographics

The Vista del Lago High student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White73.4%1,112
Black1.5%23
Hispanic8.3%126
Asian Pacific14.4%218
Native American Indian0.5%8
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.4%6
Two or more races1.4%21

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 3.7%

5.1% 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, Vista del Lago High students are largely wealthy and rank 46th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman408
Sophomore389
Junior378
Senior339
Total1,514

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
69%
Rank in California
98th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Vista del Lago High scored an average 69% 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 8.9% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls60% to 64%*80% to 84%*
Boys60% to 64%*70% to 74%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 89%*90% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic40% to 49%*70% to 79%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White55% to 59%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*less than 50%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1190

The average SAT score for Vista del Lago High students in 2016 was 1190.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
34%
Rank in California
350th
Rating
6 out of 10

244 out of 717 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (34%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 37% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
17%
AP Pass Rank in California
79th
AP Pass Rate Rating
9 out of 10

Vista del Lago High offers 8 AP courses. 17 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 35% percentile and somewhat below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Vista del Lago High had 149 taking AP exams with a 138 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 93% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 17% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Courses Offered 8

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students-0.7%-10
Boys-0.7%-5
Girls-0.7%-5
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students-0.7%-10
Boys-0.7%-5
Girls-0.7%-5

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%8
Boys1.1%8
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%11
Boys1.2%9
Girls0.3%2

Location

Vista del Lago High
1970 BRd.stone Pkwy.
Folsom, CA
95630
(916)294-2410

9 out of 10 1

District

Folsom-Cordova Unified
Rancho Cordova, CA