Sonora High School

430 N. Washington St.
Sonora, CA 95370
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 923 students in grades 9-12, Sonora High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 923 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : 85-89% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Sonora High School's student population of 923 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
923 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Sonora High School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sonora High School is 0.49, 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)
#1480 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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25-29%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sonora High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
65-69%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
22%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
68%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.49
This chart display the diversity score of Sonora High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Sonora High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sonora High School's ranking?
Sonora High School is ranked #1480 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Sonora High School often compared to?
Sonora High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Summerville High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sonora High School?
The graduation rate of Sonora High School is 85-89%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Sonora High School?
923 students attend Sonora High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Sonora High School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sonora High School?
Sonora High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Sonora High School offer ?
Sonora High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Sonora High School part of?
Sonora High School is part of Sonora Union High School District.

School Reviews

5   3/9/2007
- Highly involved and caring teachers. - Close on-campus community - Excelent academic opportunities, learning from very skilled teachers. - Excelent athletic opportunities, with devoted coaches and support networks. - Simply a great school, with many opportunities to enrich a student's life, located in a supportive community. -I loved this school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - PatDP

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 923 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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