De Anza High School

5000 Valley View Rd.
El Sobrante, CA 94803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,308 students in grades 9-12, De Anza 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 11% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 89% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : 11%
  • : 44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

De Anza High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

De Anza High School's student population of 1,308 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of De Anza High School is 0.68, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
(18-19)
11%
40%
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(18-19)
44%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of De Anza 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
49%
56%
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Black
23%
5%
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White
7%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of De Anza High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
89%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of De Anza High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in De Anza 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
7%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are De Anza High School often compared to?
De Anza High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pinole Valley High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of De Anza High School?
The graduation rate of De Anza High School is 89%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend De Anza High School?
1,308 students attend De Anza High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of De Anza High School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, 17% of students are Asian, 7% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of De Anza High School?
De Anza High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does De Anza High School offer ?
De Anza High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is De Anza High School part of?
De Anza High School is part of West Contra Costa Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 89% (Top 50%)
  • : 11%
  • : 44%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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