Richmond High School

1250 23rd St.
Richmond, CA 94804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Richmond High School serves 1,494 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (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 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Richmond High School's student population of 1,494 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,494 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Richmond High School is 0.24, 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
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
16%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
40%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richmond High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
87%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Richmond High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
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
0.24
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Graduation Rate
84%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Richmond High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Richmond 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
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richmond 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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Richmond High School?
The graduation rate of Richmond High School is 84%, which is equal to the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Richmond High School?
1,494 students attend Richmond High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Richmond High School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Richmond High School?
Richmond High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Richmond High School offer ?
Richmond High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Richmond High School part of?
Richmond High School is part of West Contra Costa Unified School District.

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Date
Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,494 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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