Colton High School serves 1,966 students in grades 9-12.
Colton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,966 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Graduation Rate: 91% (Top 50% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 18% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 46% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Colton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Colton High School's student population of 1,966 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Colton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Colton High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2464 out of 3649 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Colton High School's ranking?
Colton High School is ranked #2464 out of 3,649 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?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Colton High School?
The graduation rate of Colton High School is 91%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Colton High School?
1,966 students attend Colton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Colton High School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colton High School?
Colton High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Colton High School offer ?
Colton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Colton High School part of?
Colton High School is part of Colton Joint Unified School District.
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