Avenal High School

601 Mariposa St.
Avenal, CA 93204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Avenal High School serves 762 students in grades 9-12.
Avenal High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 762 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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Attribute
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School Overview

Avenal High School's student population of 762 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Avenal High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Avenal High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2163 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Avenal High School's ranking?
Avenal High School is ranked #2163 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Avenal High School often compared to?
Avenal High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hanford High School, Hanford West High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Avenal High School?
The graduation rate of Avenal High School is 85-89%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Avenal High School?
762 students attend Avenal High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Avenal High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Avenal High School?
Avenal High School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Avenal High School offer ?
Avenal High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Avenal High School part of?
Avenal High School is part of Reef-Sunset Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 762 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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