Whitney High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Rocklin Unified
Type Public
 Phone (916)632-6500
 Location 701 Wildcat Blvd.
Rocklin, CA 95765
Charter School No

Whitney High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 107th 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 Whitney High student body is primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific12%232
Native American Indian0.6%12
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%9
Two or more races6.5%126

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 11.4%

14.3% 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, Whitney High students are largely upper income and rank 145th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
Rank in California
10 out of 10

Students at Whitney High scored an average 75% 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 5.5% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls55% to 59%*90% to 94%*
Boys60% to 64%*85% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander70% to 79%*90% or more*
Blackless than 50%*50% or more*
Hispanic50% to 59%*80% to 89%*
Multiracial40% to 59%*80% to 89%*
White55% to 59%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilites20% or less*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Whitney High students in 2016 was 1140.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
Rank in California
7 out of 10

389 out of 931 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (42%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 23% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
AP Pass Rank in California
AP Pass Rate Rating
6 out of 10

Whitney High offers 16 AP courses. 23 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 59% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Whitney High had 389 taking AP exams with a 257 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 65% percentile and slightly above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 66% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 23% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 19%
AP Courses Offered 16

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

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 Students2.8%55
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%21


Whitney High
701 Wildcat Blvd.
Rocklin, CA

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