Polytechnic High School
Polytechnic High School serves 4,142 students in grades 9-12.
Polytechnic High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 63% (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 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Polytechnic High School's student population of 4,142 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 161 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Polytechnic High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Polytechnic High School is 0.71, which is more 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
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3701 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
Awesome school I went here for all 4 years and loved it. Great teachers, Staff, and just a great all around school.
I attended this school in 9th and 10th grade. I left after 10th grade because I didn't like it because it was just way too crowded. Also, the teachers are not very helpful and I was bullied a lot towards the end of my 10th grade year. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD TO POLYTECHNIC HIGH SCHOOL!!!!
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