Sonora High School

  • Sonora High School serves 973 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sonora High School's student population of 973 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students973 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sonora High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sonora High School is 0.41, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#2308 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
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 Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
11%
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Hispanic
20%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sonora High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sonora High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
74%
24%
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Two or more races
4%
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 Score0.410.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Sonora High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 NameSonora Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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