Saddleback High School

2801 S. Flower
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Saddleback High School serves 1,625 students in grades 7-12.
Saddleback High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Saddleback High School's student population of 1,625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
1,625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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School Rankings

Saddleback High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Saddleback High School is 0.08, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#2853 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Saddleback High School's ranking?
Saddleback High School is ranked #2853 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Saddleback High School?
The graduation rate of Saddleback High School is 93%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Saddleback High School?
1,625 students attend Saddleback High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Saddleback High School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Saddleback High School?
Saddleback High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Saddleback High School offer ?
Saddleback High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Saddleback High School part of?
Saddleback High School is part of Santa Ana Unified School District.

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No School - Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 30, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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