Canyon Hills High School

5156 Santo Rd.
San Diego, CA 92124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,345 students in grades 9-12, Canyon Hills High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Canyon Hills High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Canyon Hills High School's student population of 1,345 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,345 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Canyon Hills High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Canyon Hills High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#4837 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canyon Hills High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canyon Hills High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
31%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
29%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Canyon Hills High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Canyon Hills High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Canyon Hills High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canyon Hills High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canyon Hills High School's ranking?
Canyon Hills High School is ranked #4837 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Canyon Hills High School?
The graduation rate of Canyon Hills High School is 94%, which is higher than the California state average of 87%.
How many students attend Canyon Hills High School?
1,345 students attend Canyon Hills High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Canyon Hills High School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 11% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Canyon Hills High School?
Canyon Hills High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Canyon Hills High School offer ?
Canyon Hills High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Canyon Hills High School part of?
Canyon Hills High School is part of San Diego Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Canyon Hills High School located?
Canyon Hills High School is located in the Tierrasanta neighborhood of San Diego, CA. There are 5 other public schools located in Tierrasanta.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day of School - Canyon Hills
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break (No School)
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break (No School)
March 31, 2025 (Monday)
Last Day of School!
May 29, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 94% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 31% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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