Hilltop Senior High School

555 Claire Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Hilltop Senior High School serves 1,906 students in grades 9-12.
Hilltop Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% 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: 1,906 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hilltop Senior High School's student population of 1,906 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,906 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Hilltop Senior High School is ranked within the top 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 Hilltop Senior High School is 0.36, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1608 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
12%
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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Diversity Score
0.36
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Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Hilltop Senior High School's ranking?
Hilltop Senior High School is ranked #1608 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Hilltop Senior High School often compared to?
Hilltop Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Otay Ranch Senior High School, Bonita Vista Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hilltop Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Hilltop Senior High School is 93%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Hilltop Senior High School?
1,906 students attend Hilltop Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Hilltop Senior High School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hilltop Senior High School?
Hilltop Senior High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Hilltop Senior High School offer ?
Hilltop Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Hilltop Senior High School part of?
Hilltop Senior High School is part of Sweetwater Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,906 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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