Early College High School

2990 Mesa Verde Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Top 10%
Serving 212 students in grades 9-12, Early College High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Early College High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Early College High School's student population of 212 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
212 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Early College High School ranks within the top 10% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Early College High School is 0.56, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#248 out of 3649 schools
(Top 10%)
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50-59%
34%
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80-89%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
59%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
30%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.56
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≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 is Early College High School's ranking?
Early College High School is ranked #248 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 80-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Early College High School?
The graduation rate of Early College High School is 90%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Early College High School?
212 students attend Early College High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Early College High School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Early College High School?
Early College High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Early College High School offer ?
Early College High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Early College High School part of?
Early College High School is part of Newport-Mesa Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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