La Quinta High School

  • La Quinta High School serves 2,211 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • La Quinta High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • La Quinta High School's student population of 2,211 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Quinta High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Quinta High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#546 out of 9584 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
81%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.330.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarden Grove Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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