Huntington Beach Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 16,170 students in Huntington Beach Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Huntington Beach Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Huntington Beach Union High School District are Fountain Valley High School, Huntington Beach High School and Edison High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Huntington Beach Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Huntington Beach Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Huntington Beach Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
8 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
16,170 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
641 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Huntington Beach Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#306 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Huntington Beach Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Huntington Beach Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Huntington Beach Union High  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Huntington Beach Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.70
0.64
# American Indian Students
90 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
4,633 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
29%
12%
# Hispanic Students
4,446 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
54%
# Black Students
144 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
6,134 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
38%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
96 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
627 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,937
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,999
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,921
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
4,129
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
184
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,601 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,197 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$252 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Huntington Beach Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$246 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Huntington Beach Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,601
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Huntington Beach Union High  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,197
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Huntington Beach Union High  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Huntington Beach Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fountain Valley High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17816 Bushard
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 962-3301
Grades: 9-12
| 3,612 students
Rank: #22.
Huntington Beach High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1905 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 536-2514
Grades: 9-12
| 2,954 students
Rank: #33.
Edison High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21400 Magnolia
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
(714) 962-1356
Grades: 9-12
| 2,497 students
Rank: #44.
Marina High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
15871 Springdale St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
(714) 893-6571
Grades: 9-12
| 2,452 students
Rank: #55.
Westminster High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14325 Goldenw. St.
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 893-1381
Grades: 9-12
| 2,826 students
Rank: #66.
Ocean View High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
17071 Gothard St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 848-0656
Grades: 9-12
| 1,378 students
Rank: #77.
Coast High School
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
17231 Gothard St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 842-4227
Grades: 9-12
| 184 students
Rank: #88.
Valley Vista High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9600 Dolphin St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 964-7766
Grades: 9-12
| 267 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 16,170 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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