Sweetwater Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 36,461 students in Sweetwater Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Sweetwater Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sweetwater Union High School District are Eastlake Middle School, Olympian High School and Eastlake High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sweetwater Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Sweetwater Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
28 Schools
10,289 Schools
# Students
36,461 Students
5,950,762 Students
# Teachers
1,548 Teachers
264,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Sweetwater Union High School District, which is ranked #813 of all 1,873 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 86% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#819 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sweetwater Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sweetwater 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)
54%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sweetwater 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
86%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sweetwater 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
0.49
0.63
# American Indian Students
161 Students
28,341 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4,016 Students
702,306 Students
% Asian Students
11%
12%
# Hispanic Students
25,435 Students
3,302,330 Students
% Hispanic Students
70%
56%
# Black Students
1,098 Students
306,500 Students
% Black Students
3%
5%
# White Students
3,924 Students
1,289,869 Students
% White Students
11%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
140 Students
25,742 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,687 Students
294,082 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
457,990
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
423,037
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
429,215
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
436,003
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
443,754
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
446,040
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
437,468
# Students in 7th Grade:
4,697
457,337
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,230
464,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
6,641
499,546
# Students in 10th Grade:
6,599
493,556
# Students in 11th Grade:
6,433
477,454
# Students in 12th Grade:
6,861
484,575
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,900 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,471 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$580 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sweetwater Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$601 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Sweetwater Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,900
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sweetwater 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,471
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sweetwater 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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Sweetwater Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eastlake Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 Duncan Ranch Rd.
Chula Vista, CA 91914
(619) 591-4000
Grades: 7-8
| 1,600 students
Rank: #22.
Olympian High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1925 Magdalena Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91913
(619) 656-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,347 students
Rank: #33.
Eastlake High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1120 E.lake Pkwy.
Chula Vista, CA 91915
(619) 397-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,855 students
Rank: #44.
Rancho Del Rey Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1174 E. J St.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 397-2500
Grades: 7-8
| 1,722 students
Rank: #55.
Otay Ranch Senior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1250 Olympic Pkwy.
Chula Vista, CA 91913
(619) 591-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,410 students
Rank: #66.
Bonita Vista Senior High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
751 Otay Lakes Rd.
Chula Vista, CA 91913
(619) 397-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,363 students
Rank: #77.
Hilltop Senior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
555 Claire Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 476-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,911 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Alta Vista Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
730 Medical Center Ct.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 216-5160
Grades: 7-12
| 36 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
East Hills Academy
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1791 Rock Mountain Rd.
Chula Vista, CA 91913
(619) 656-2490
Grades: 7-12
| 65 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Sweetwater Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1355 Second Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 498-6000
Grades: 7-10
| 17 students
Rank: #1111.
Bonita Vista Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
650 Otay Lakes Rd.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 397-2200
Grades: 7-8
| 918 students
Rank: #1212.
Options Secondary
Alternative School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
467 Moss St.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 796-7320
Grades: 7-12
| 92 students
Rank: #1313.
Montgomery Senior High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3250 Palm Ave.
San Diego, CA 92154
(619) 628-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,804 students
Rank: #1414.
Sweetwater High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
2900 Highland Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 474-9700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,809 students
Rank: #1515.
Granger Junior High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2101 Granger Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 472-6000
Grades: 7-9
| 882 students
Rank: #1616.
Castle Park Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
160 Quintard St.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 691-5490
Grades: 7-8
| 777 students
Rank: #1717.
Hilltop Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
44 E. J St.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 498-2700
Grades: 7-8
| 914 students
Rank: #1818.
National City Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
1701 D Ave.
National City, CA 91950
(619) 336-2600
Grades: 7-8
| 723 students
Rank: #1919.
Castle Park Senior High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1395 Hilltop Dr.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 585-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,559 students
Rank: #2020.
San Ysidro High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5353 Airway Rd.
San Diego, CA 92154
(619) 710-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,428 students
Rank: #2121.
Chula Vista Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Fifth Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 498-6800
Grades: 7-8
| 737 students
Rank: #2222.
Montgomery Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1051 Picador Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92154
(619) 662-4000
Grades: 7-8
| 762 students
Rank: #2323.
Southwest Senior High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1685 Hollister St.
San Diego, CA 92154
(619) 628-3023
Grades: 9-12
| 1,590 students
Rank: #2424.
Mar Vista Senior High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
505 Elm Ave.
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
(619) 628-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,469 students
Rank: #2525.
Mar Vista Academy
Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
1267 Thermal Ave.
San Diego, CA 92154
(619) 628-5100
Grades: 7-8
| 593 students
Rank: #2626.
Chula Vista Senior High School
Math: 12% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
820 Fourth Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 476-5824
Grades: 9-12
| 2,271 students
Rank: #2727.
Southwest Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2710 Iris St.
San Diego, CA 92154
(619) 628-4000
Grades: 7-8
| 549 students
Rank: #2828.
Palomar High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
480 Palomar St.
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 407-4800
Grades: 7-12
| 258 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Sweetwater Union High
  • 1130 Fifth Ave., Chula Vista, CA, 91911-2812
  • (619) 691-5500
  • sweetwaterschools.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 36,461 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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