Berkeley High School
Berkeley High School serves 3,117 students in grades 9-12.
Berkeley High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Berkeley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Berkeley High School's student population of 3,117 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 153 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Berkeley High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Berkeley High School is 0.74, which is more 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 Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1538 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
I attended this school for all four years. Very fun but academically challenging school with lots of extracurriculars. Teachers are kind and encouraging, but strict only when they need to be. Bullying is also very minimal.
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