Marina High School

15871 Springdale St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Marina High School serves 2,265 students in grades 9-12.
Marina 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (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 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Marina High School's student population of 2,265 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,265 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
96 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Marina High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Marina High School is 0.70, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#220 out of 3649 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marina 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
24%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marina High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
43%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Marina High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marina 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
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marina 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marina High School's ranking?
Marina High School is ranked #220 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What schools are Marina High School often compared to?
Marina High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Huntington Beach High School, Edison High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Marina High School?
The graduation rate of Marina High School is 96%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Marina High School?
2,265 students attend Marina High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Marina High School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marina High School?
Marina High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Marina High School offer ?
Marina High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Marina High School part of?
Marina High School is part of Huntington Beach Union High School District.

School Calendar

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School Reviews

5   1/18/2013
Mr. McGilligan, the band director at Marina, is an awesome teacher. Mr. Graham, the choir director at Marina, is pretty awesome too.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - annie

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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