Polytechnic High School

  • Polytechnic High School serves 2,777 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Polytechnic High School operates within the Riverside Unified School District.
  • Riverside Unified School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2777 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,777 students
Polytechnic High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Polytechnic High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Polytechnic High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Polytechnic High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 24:1
Polytechnic High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Polytechnic High School American Indian Students (2002-2004)
Asian
2%
11%
Polytechnic High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
57%
54%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
6%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
32%
24%
Polytechnic High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Polytechnic High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Polytechnic High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Polytechnic High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.41
Polytechnic High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
50%
Polytechnic High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
9%
Polytechnic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Riverside Unified School District's student population of 42,234 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,593 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,930 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Riverside Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
4
Number of Students Managed 42,234 1,597
Riverside Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 83%
Riverside Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $409 MM $21 MM
Riverside Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $380 MM $21 MM
Riverside Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,593 $12,988
Riverside Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,930 $12,986
Riverside Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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