Sonora High School

  • Sonora High School serves 1,884 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sonora High School's student population of 1,884 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,884 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sonora High School's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sonora High School is 0.47, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2245 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sonora 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
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Asian
8%
11%
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Hispanic
70%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
19%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.470.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFullerton Joint Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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