Sonora High School

  • Sonora High School serves 1,941 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sonora 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sonora High School's student population of 1,941 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,941 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sonora High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sonora High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#2224 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
18%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sonora High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.64
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Graduation Rate
98%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sonora High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFullerton Joint Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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The faculty and students of Sonora High School are all very warm and inviting. The general feel of the school is very welcoming and it becomes very evident that the school is full of dedicated, nice, hard working, caring, genuine people. The academics are great especially the IB program that the school offers.Also the campus is very clean, which is great. Their are many differnt programs that students can get involved in and all the sports are very good too. Overall the school is fantastic and i am very happy with the quality work that it produces.
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