Sonora High School

  • Sonora High School serves 979 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sonora High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Sonora High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Sonora High School's student population of 979 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students979 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sonora High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sonora High School is 0.45, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1701 out of 9584 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
72%
23%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.450.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSonora Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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