Skip to Main Content
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Estancia High School is an above average, public school located in Costa Mesa, CA. It has 1,162 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 28% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
Address
2323 Placentia Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Telephone
(949) 515-6500

Estancia High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
28%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1070
111 responses
Average ACT
25
15 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

Homes for Sale

realtor.com®
Note: School map boundaries may have changed for the current school year so please contact your school district to verify school assignment for your child.
Do You Work at Estancia High School? Claim Your School Today!
Claim your free account to keep your school's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.
Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$70,438
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,641
National
$949
Median Home Value
$637,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
65%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.17 responses
Poll
59%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 73 responses
Report
  • Battle of the Bell
    26%
  • Pep assemblies
    22%
  • Sporting events
    21%
  • Spirit week
    15%
  • Dances
    8%
  • I like when we have dodgeball tournaments
    8%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,162
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.21 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.21 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$99,797
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.25 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.25 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,490/ year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.28 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.28 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.28 responses
Schools like Estancia High School
More

Estancia High School Reviews

162 reviews
All Categories
Estancia High School is and has been a great school. Although the campus might be small for quite a few I think is a great chance to get involved in many activities because it is easy to be recognized and appreciated by many teachers. The teachers, staff, and the principal are great everyone is very nice and outgoing. I really like the fact that when you ask for help teachers are likely to help you with anything and if a student needs any help searching for the right college. Had a great experience!
Start Your Review of Estancia High School
Rate It!
Estancia is a high school we’re you could feel safe and the school isn’t as strict. However, the food is not so great neither so bad, but the lines do get crowded. It’s not a big school but it helps students be more involved!
Estancia highschool isn’t the best school in California but it is better then most schools when it comes to student body representation Not being solemnly on one. The school is diverse and everyone is friendly for the most part. The academics are alright and the staff is mixed with good and bad reviews. The ROP classes provided at Estancia is what it’s know for. The classes Include medical, construction, and technology.