Dana Hills High School

33333 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Dana Hills High School serves 2,588 students in grades 9-12.
Dana Hills High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dana Hills High School's student population of 2,588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

Dana Hills High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Dana Hills High School is 0.55, 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
#2298 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
28%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
61%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Dana Hills High School is Opportunities For Learning - Capistrano (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pasadena Opportunities For Learning - Capistrano Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 125 students
    0.8 miles
    33621 Del Obispo St. Ste. E
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (949) 248-1282
    0.8 K-12 125
  • Dana Point Richard Henry Dana Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 214 students
    0.8 miles
    24242 La Cresta Dr.
    Dana Point, CA 92629
    (949) 496-5784
    0.8 K-5 214
  • Dana Point Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 62 students
    0.8 miles
    24242 La Cresta Dr.
    Dana Point, CA 92629
    (949) 234-5505
    0.8 K-6 62
  • San Juan Capistrano Del Obispo Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 368 students
    1.2 miles
    25591 Camino Del Avion
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 234-5905
    1.2 K-5 368
  • Laguna Niguel John Malcom Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 614 students
    1.2 miles
    32261 Charles Ave.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 248-0542
    1.2 K-5 614

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