600 Irvine Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Newport Harbor High School serves 2,335 students in grades 9-12.
Newport Harbor High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Newport Harbor High School's student population of 2,335 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
88 teachers
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School Rankings

Newport Harbor High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Newport Harbor High School is 0.54, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2782 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
35%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
58%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,335 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 50%)

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