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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Corona Del Mar High School is a top rated, public school located in Newport Beach, CA. It has 2,580 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 28 to 1. According to state test scores, 65% of students are at least proficient in math and 69% in reading.
Address
2101 E.bluff Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Telephone
(949) 515-6000

Corona Del Mar High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
69%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1310
128 responses
Average ACT
30
267 responses
AP Enrollment
39%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Cost of Living
    D+
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$115,845
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$2,058
National
$949
Median Home Value
$1,584,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.27 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 64 responses
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  • Prom
    25%
  • Football games
    19%
  • Rallies
    19%
  • Sports and performing art events.
    11%
  • Grad Night
    8%
  • National Honor Society
    5%
  • Senior Prank
    5%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,580
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.32 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.32 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.32 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
28:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$99,797
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.2%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.38 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.38 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$13,490/ year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.40 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.40 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.40 responses
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Corona Del Mar High School Reviews

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Once you find your passion/calling at CdM, it's an amazing school. My passion was choir, and joining the choir department at CdM was the best decision I made throughout high school. The Arts here are fantastic and really allow you to develop your performance skills.

From an academic standpoint, there are a variety of honors and AP courses that students can take. AP classes are difficult, especially if the teachers are mediocre or hard to work with, but AP exams are usually easy because of the level of preparation done in each class.

CdM does a great job of giving you as many opportunities as possible, you just have to go and take them!
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Corona Del Mar High School provides plentiful opportunities to challenge yourself with rigorous courses taught by a faculty of very well-educated teachers. The school also provides many opportunities to join or create clubs and to join strong athletic programs. However, there are some teachers that do not fit this standard at the school, and more variety in courses would be appreciated.
No school is perfect, and there are plenty of improvements to be made (in mental health support for example, middle school culture, administration's relationship with students). However, there are ample opportunities to get involved in what you're interested in. The general vibe is that the academic pressure can be oppressive at times.