Polytechnic High School
Polytechnic High School serves 2,543 students in grades 9-12.
Polytechnic 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 77% (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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,543 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
- Minority Enrollment: 73%
- Graduation Rate: 98% (Top 5% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 36% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 77% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Polytechnic High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Polytechnic High School's student population of 2,543 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Polytechnic 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 Polytechnic High School is 0.54, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2598 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
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