10372 Mcfadden St.
Westminster, CA 92683
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
La Quinta High School serves 2,156 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

La Quinta High School's student population of 2,156 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

La Quinta High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Quinta High School is 0.33, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#553 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
81%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
3%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is La Quinta High School's ranking?

La Quinta High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of La Quinta High School?

The graduation rate of La Quinta High School is 94%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend La Quinta High School?

2,156 students attend La Quinta High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

81% of La Quinta High School students are Asian, 14% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of La Quinta High School?

La Quinta High School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does La Quinta High School offer ?

La Quinta High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

School Calendar

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Spring Break (Events)
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School (Events)
June 01, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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