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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 B
  8. Sports
    grade C minus
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Whitney High School is a top rated, public school located in Cerritos, CA. It has 1,009 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 98% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
98%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1400
298 responses
Average ACT
32
113 responses
AP Enrollment
60%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$68,685
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,382
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$447,400
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
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 48 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 48 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 126 responses
  • International Day
    27%
  • Faculty Follies
    21%
  • Western Day and International Day
    16%
  • Hello/Aloha Dance
    11%
  • Plays/Musicals
    11%
  • Senior Activities
    6%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,009
Free or Reduced Lunch
25%
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 51 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 51 responses
4%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 50 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$97,411
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 55 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 55 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,173 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 60 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 61 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 61 responses

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