Arcadia High School

Arcadia High School serves 3,665 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Arcadia High School operates within the Arcadia Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 3665 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,665 students
Arcadia High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 145 teachers
Arcadia High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Arcadia High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 22:1
Arcadia High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
68%
11%
Arcadia High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
52%
Arcadia High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Arcadia High School Black (1992-2012)
White
16%
26%
Arcadia High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Arcadia High School Sch Ethnicity Arcadia High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 1.15
Arcadia High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Arcadia High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Arcadia High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Arcadia Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 9,719 1,671
Arcadia Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Arcadia Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $19 MM
District Spending $104 MM $18 MM
Arcadia Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,733 $11,099
Arcadia Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,561 $10,975
Arcadia Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rancho Learning Center (alternative) (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is First Avenue Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holly Avenue Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended October 17, 2011 - As a public school with an open enrollment, AHS is truly an excellent school that prepares our children to succeed at the next level. Both of our kids are AHS graduates. The older daughter finished her degree at UC Berkeley and is now pursuing her MBA at NYU. The younger son completed his double degrees at UC Irvine and is now a first year law student at USC. WE are really grateful for AHS for a job well done. - Posted by Parent

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Arcadia, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Arcadia is Rancho Learning Center (alternative). Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.