Wilson High School

  • Wilson High School serves 3,703 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wilson High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Wilson High School's student population of 3,703 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 143 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,703 students
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Total Classroom Teachers143 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilson High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wilson High School is 0.63, 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 Testing Rank#4451 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
56%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wilson High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wilson High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Wilson 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
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilson High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.630.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilson 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 NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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