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

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Fountain Valley High School is a top rated, public school located in Fountain Valley, CA. It has 3,531 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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Fountain Valley High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1280
736 responses
Average ACT
28
162 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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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
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$93,075
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,034
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$734,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 72 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 72 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 315 responses
  • Assemblies, glow show, bell game stuff
    26%
  • Baron Games
    22%
  • Every 15 Minutes
    11%
  • Valentines day grams
    10%
  • Yearbook
    8%
  • BBN
    7%
  • Senior Panorama
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,531
Free or Reduced Lunch
32%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 84 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 84 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 84 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
27:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$97,764
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.3%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 116 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 116 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 116 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,025 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 118 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 118 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 118 responses

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