750 Nautilus St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
La Jolla High School serves 1,320 students in grades 9-12.
La Jolla High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

La Jolla High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

La Jolla High School's student population of 1,320 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

La Jolla High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of La Jolla High School is 0.61, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1632 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
56%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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