Alta Loma High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
8880 Baseline Rd.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Alta Loma High School serves 2,490 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is equal to the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Alta Loma High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Alta Loma High School's student population of 2,490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

Alta Loma High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alta Loma High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2590 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
55%
54%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
31%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Graduation Rate
90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChaffey Joint Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alta Loma High School is Chaffey Community Day (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is New Middle School Pathway (0.3 miles away)
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This is the best school with an excellent staff and enviorment. It has great academics, sports teams, and students. Anyone who says otherwise is completely clueless. There is tons of school spirt and I love this place more than anything in the world. GO BRAVES!!!
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