California High School

9800 S. Mills Ave.
Whittier, CA 90604
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
California High School serves 2,830 students in grades 9-12.
California High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

California High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

California High School's student population of 2,830 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,830 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

California High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 California High School is 0.19, 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
#4293 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
90%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.64
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Graduation Rate
98%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhittier Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to California High School is Frontier High (Continuation School) (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Whittier Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mulberry Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Whittier Mulberry Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 562 students
    0.4 miles
    14029 E. Mulberry Dr.
    Whittier, CA 90605
    (562) 789-7100
    0.4 K-5 562
  • Whittier Ceres Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 384 students
    0.7 miles
    10601 S. Ceres Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90604
    (562) 464-2200
    0.7 K-5 384
  • Whittier East Whittier Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,181 student
    0.8 miles
    14421 E. Whittier Blvd.
    Whittier, CA 90605
    (562) 789-7220
    0.8 6-8 1,181
  • Whittier Howard J. Mckibben Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 372 students
    1.0 miles
    10550 Mills Ave.
    Whittier, CA 90604
    (562) 944-9878
    1 K-6 372
  • Whittier La Colima Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 471 students
    1.0 miles
    11225 Miller Rd.
    Whittier, CA 90604
    (562) 789-7200
    1 K-5 471

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