Westview High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Poway Unified
Type Public
 Phone (858)780-2000
 Location 13500 Camino Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92129
Charter School No

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.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific35.5%811
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%11
Two or more races4.8%110

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 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

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 54th in California

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
Girls70% to 74%*75% to 79%*
Boys75% to 79%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*-
Asian & Pacific Islander75% to 79%*85% to 89%*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic40% to 49%*60% to 69%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
White70% to 74%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites20% to 29%*30% to 39%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Westview High students in 2016 was 1257.

College Admission Test Participation

5 out of 10

Rank: 474th in California

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

10 out of 10

Rank: 35th in California

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 state median of 55 percent.

School State
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

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%13


Westview High
13500 Camino Del Sur
San Diego, CA

10 out of 10 1


Poway Unified
San Diego, CA