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La Quinta High School
  • Public
  • WESTMINSTER, CA

Report Card

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

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La Quinta High School is a highly rated, public school located in WESTMINSTER, CA. It has 2,145 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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La Quinta High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1250
550 responses
Average ACT
27
136 responses
AP Enrollment
41%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$67,142
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,686
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$624,000
National
$229,800

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
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 78 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 78 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 273 responses
  • Lipsync
    19%
  • Assemblies aka spirit week
    17%
  • Boys league talent show
    16%
  • Spring Fest
    11%
  • Prom
    7%
  • Winter Fest
    7%
  • Winter Formal
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,145
Free or Reduced Lunch
65%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 83 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 83 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 83 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$115,772
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.8%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 102 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 102 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 102 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,902 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 108 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 108 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 108 responses

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