Santa Ana High School

520 W. Walnut
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Santa Ana High School serves 3,314 students in grades 9-12.
Santa Ana 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 16% (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 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Santa Ana High School's student population of 3,314 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 138 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
138 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana High School is 0.02, 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
#2904 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
99%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
n/a
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
0.02
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
4%
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 Santa Ana High School's ranking?
Santa Ana High School is ranked #2904 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Santa Ana High School often compared to?
Santa Ana High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Valley High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Santa Ana High School?
The graduation rate of Santa Ana High School is 91%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Santa Ana High School?
3,314 students attend Santa Ana High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Santa Ana High School students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Ana High School?
Santa Ana High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Santa Ana High School offer ?
Santa Ana High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Santa Ana High School part of?
Santa Ana High School is part of Santa Ana Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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