El Cajon Valley High School

1035 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,589 students in grades 9-12, El Cajon Valley 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 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% 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: 1,589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : 72% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

El Cajon Valley High School's student population of 1,589 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,589 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

El Cajon Valley 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 El Cajon Valley High School is 0.65, 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)
#7496 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of El Cajon Valley 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.
34%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of El Cajon Valley 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.
11%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of El Cajon Valley High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
45%
56%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
37%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
This chart display the diversity score of El Cajon Valley High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
72%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of El Cajon Valley High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in El Cajon Valley 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
25%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in El Cajon Valley 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 El Cajon Valley High School's ranking?
El Cajon Valley High School is ranked #7496 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?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of El Cajon Valley High School?
The graduation rate of El Cajon Valley High School is 72%, which is lower than the California state average of 87%.
How many students attend El Cajon Valley High School?
1,589 students attend El Cajon Valley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of El Cajon Valley High School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of El Cajon Valley High School?
El Cajon Valley High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does El Cajon Valley High School offer ?
El Cajon Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is El Cajon Valley High School part of?
El Cajon Valley High School is part of Grossmont Union High School District.

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5   4/21/2023
this school is good.
- Posted by Parent - John doe

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : 72% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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