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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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California High School is an above average, public, magnet school located in Whittier, CA. It has 2,807 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 28 to 1. According to state test scores, 27% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
27%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1110
414 responses
Average ACT
24
93 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$71,458
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,536
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$474,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 71 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 71 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 286 responses
  • Night rallys
    17%
  • International Day/Club Rush
    16%
  • Rivary games
    14%
  • Football games
    14%
  • Formal and Nonformal dances
    13%
  • Basketball games
    9%
  • Pep Rallies
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,807
Free or Reduced Lunch
73%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 83 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 83 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 83 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
28:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$112,852
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.5%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 102 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 102 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 102 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,044 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 104 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 104 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 104 responses

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