California High School



California High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

California High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 3
9 803
10 818
11 768
12 691

California High School is a public high school of the Whittier Union High School District located in Whittier, CA. It has 3,083 students in grades 9th through 12th. California High School is the 53rd largest public high school in California and the 206th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 29.6 to 1.

Total Students: 3,083
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 104.2

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California High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,580
(51%)
6,841
(51%)
 Female 1,503
(49%)
6,619
(49%)

California High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,679
(87%)
11,620
(86%)
 White 296
(10%)
1,328
(10%)
 Asian 66
(2%)
290
(2%)
 Black 22
(1%)
142
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(0%)
32
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
5
(0%)

California High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,658
(54%)
6,649
(49%)
 Not Eligible 932
(30%)
4,622
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 493
(16%)
2,189
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

California High School is ranked 34th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of California High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.8%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

California High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2928
2006 2962
2007 2923
2008 2790
2009 2935
2010 3042
2011 3093
2012 3083

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.1
2006 24.7
2007 21.8
2008 24.4
2009 27.3
2010 N/A
2011 29.4
2012 29.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38080601092896
2006 0.42201215395003
2007 0.39856312008211
2008 0.40358422939068
2009 0.53458262350937
2010 0.58744247205786
2011 0.010992563853864
2012 0.69769704832955

Compare California High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,960.0% 29.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 69.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
California High School
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 3,083 29.6:1  
El Camino High (continuation)
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Public 09 - 12 315 16.4:1 2 miles
Sierra Vista High (alternative)
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Public 09 - 12 375 26:1 2 miles
La Serna High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,816 30.3:1 2 miles
St Paul High School
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Private 09 - 12 650 17:1 2 miles
Richard L. Graves Middle School
Whittier, CA
Public 07 - 08 734 26.8:1 2 miles
Frontier High (continuation)
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 677 24.2:1 2 miles
Calvary Chapel Christian School of Whittier
Whittier, CA
Private 01 - 12 54 1:1 3 miles
La Mirada High School
La Mirada, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,267 25:1 3 miles
Whittier High School
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,441 28.5:1 3 miles
Whittier Christian High School
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Private 09 - 12 658 16:1 4 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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