Willits High School

  • Willits High School serves 411 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Willits High School's student population of 411 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students411 students
This chart display total students of Willits High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Willits High School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Willits High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Willits High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Willits High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Willits High School is 0.59, which is more than 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#6534 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Willits 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)40-44%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Willits 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 Ratio19:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Willits High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
6%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Willits High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Willits High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Willits 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 Willits High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
55%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Willits High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Willits 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
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Willits High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Willits High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.590.41
This chart display the diversity score of Willits High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Willits High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Willits High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Willits 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 NameWillits Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Willits High School is New Horizons (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Willits New Horizons Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 41 students
    0.1 miles
    120 N. Main St.
    Willits, CA 95490
    (707)459-4801
    0.1 K-12 41
  • Willits Sanhedrin High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 50 students
    0.1 miles
    120 N. Main St.
    Willits, CA 95490
    (707)459-4801
    0.1 9-12 50
  • Willits Brookside Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 350 students
    0.5 miles
    Spruce And Lincoln Way
    Willits, CA 95490
    (707)459-5385
    0.5 K-2 350
  • Willits Willits Elementary Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 144 students
    0.5 miles
    405 E. Commercial St.
    Willits, CA 95490
    (707)459-1400
    0.5 K-5 144
  • Willits Baechtel Grove Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 338 students
    1.2 miles
    1150 Magnolia St.
    Willits, CA 95490
    (707)459-2417
    1.2 6-8 338

School Reviews

Review Willits High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of public school vouchers as they pertain to the education of students with disabilities.
As of 2014, nineteen states still allow corporal punishment – spanking and paddling the most common choices – in their public schools. However, some argue that not only are these punishments physically harmful, they also are disproportionately administered to students of color. As a result, House democrats have taken up the issue in a new bill that would ban all forms of corporal punishment nationwide.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.