Ortega High School

Ortega High School serves 455 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Ortega High School's student population of 455 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Ortega High School is 0.46, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
6-9%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
71%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
19%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
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
0.46
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Graduation Rate
84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ortega 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
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ortega 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 schools are Ortega High School often compared to?
Ortega High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Martin Luther King Jr. High School, Lakeside High School, Keith Mccarthy Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ortega High School?
The graduation rate of Ortega High School is 84%, which is equal to the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Ortega High School?
455 students attend Ortega High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Ortega High School students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ortega High School?
Ortega High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ortega High School offer ?
Ortega High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Ortega High School part of?
Ortega High School is part of Lake Elsinore Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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