Arcadia High School

Arcadia High School serves 3,490 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Arcadia High School operates within the Arcadia Unified School District.
Arcadia Unified School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 3490 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 133 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 3,490 students
Arcadia High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Arcadia High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 133 teachers
Arcadia High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Arcadia High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 25:1
Arcadia High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
69%
11%
Arcadia High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
14%
53%
Arcadia High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
1%
6%
Arcadia High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
16%
25%
Arcadia High School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.48 0.42
Arcadia High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
12%
49%
Arcadia High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
6%
9%
Arcadia High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Arcadia Unified School District's student population of 9,701 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,489 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,971 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Arcadia Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 9,701 1,757
Arcadia Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 83%
Arcadia Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $17 MM
Arcadia Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $127 MM $18 MM
Arcadia Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,489 $10,238
Arcadia Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,971 $10,739
Arcadia Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Location Miles Grades Students
  • ArcadiaHolly Avenue Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 753 students
    0.4 miles
    360 West Duarte Rd
    ArcadiaCA 91007
    (626)821-8355
    0.4KG-5753
  • ArcadiaFirst Avenue Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 786 students
    0.7 miles
    301 South First Ave
    ArcadiaCA 91006
    (626)821-8362
    0.76-8786
  • ArcadiaRichard Henry Dana Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 783 students
    0.7 miles
    1401 South First Ave
    ArcadiaCA 91006
    (626)821-8361
    0.76-8783
  • ArcadiaBaldwin Stocker Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 671 students
    1 miles
    422 West Lemon Ave
    ArcadiaCA 91007
    (626)821-8351
    1KG-5671
  • ArcadiaRancho Learning Center (alternative)Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12 | 57 students
    1 miles
    150 South Third Ave
    ArcadiaCA 91006
    (626)821-6629
    11-1257

School Reviews

5.0  10/17/2011
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.
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