Best High School in California#55
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Poway Unified|
|Location||13500 Camino Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92129
Westview 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 55th in the best public high schools in California.
The Westview High student body is predominantly White with a significant Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.1%||2|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.5%||11|
|Two or more races||4.8%||110|
vs. other California high schoolsUpper 5.2%
6.8% 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, Westview High students are largely wealthy and rank 65th in California for high school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California54th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Westview High scored an average 76% 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 5% of California high schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||70% to 74%*||75% to 79%*|
|Boys||75% to 79%*||75% to 79%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||75% to 79%*||85% to 89%*|
|Black||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Hispanic||40% to 49%*||60% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||60% to 79%*||60% to 79%*|
|White||70% to 74%*||75% to 79%*|
|With Disabilites||20% to 29%*||30% to 39%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score1257
The average SAT score for Westview High students in 2016 was 1257.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT29%
Rank in California474th
Rating5 out of 10
328 out of 1,129 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (29%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the California median rate of 29% and in the top 50% for participation.
AP Course and Test Performance
AP Class Enrollment Rate49%
AP Pass Rank in California35th
AP Pass Rate Rating10 out of 10
Westview High offers 22 AP courses. 49 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Westview High had 987 taking AP exams with a 900 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||91%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||49%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||30%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||19%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||33%|
|AP Courses Offered||22|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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13500 Camino Del Sur
San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA