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Dana Hills High School
  • Public
  • Dana Point, CA

Report Card

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

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Dana Hills High School is a highly rated, public school located in Dana Point, CA. It has 2,397 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Dana Hills High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1240
485 responses
Average ACT
29
304 responses
AP Enrollment
37%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$99,409
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,061
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$878,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
74%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 39 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 39 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 97 responses
  • Clubs, lunch time events, fund raisers, sports
    20%
  • Pep rallies
    20%
  • Dances
    19%
  • SOCSA
    15%
  • HMO academy
    10%
  • School Chant
    9%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,397
Free or Reduced Lunch
26%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 48 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 48 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 48 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$87,193
Teachers in First/Second Year
2%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 55 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 55 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$9,558 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 64 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 64 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 64 responses

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