Westminster High School

  • Westminster High School serves 2,826 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 75% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westminster High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Westminster High School's student population of 2,826 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,826 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Westminster High School
Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westminster 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 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westminster High School is 0.56, 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)#1635 out of 9584 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westminster 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)
75%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westminster 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 Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
46%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westminster High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westminster High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
5%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Westminster High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westminster High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.560.64
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Graduation Rate
87%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Westminster High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westminster High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westminster 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 NameHuntington Beach Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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