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 0
9 722
10 714
11 695
12 688

California High School is a public high school of the Whittier Union High School District located in Whittier, CA. It has 2,819 students in grades 9th through 12th. California High School is the 78th largest public high school in California and the 375th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 28.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,819
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 375th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 78th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,423rd out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 174th out of 2,608

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California High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 1,413
(50%)
6,064
(49%)
 Male 1,406
(50%)
6,392
(51%)

California High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,512
(89%)
10,916
(88%)
 White 207
(7%)
1,059
(9%)
 Asian 63
(2%)
250
(2%)
 Two or More 13
(0%)
86
(1%)
 Black 11
(0%)
100
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(0%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
26
(0%)

California High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,582
(56%)
6,445
(52%)
 Not Eligible 788
(28%)
3,964
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 449
(16%)
2,047
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

California High School is ranked 58th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of California High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.0%) is higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 3041
2014 2955
2015 2819

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
2013 30.8
2014 28.7
2015 28.3

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
2013 0.72410391318645
2014 0.74822335025381
2015 0.72046825115289

Compare California High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,830.0% 28.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
California High School
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,819 28.3:1  
La Serna High School
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,838 28:1 2 miles
Sierra Vista High (alternative)
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 317 22.3:1 2 miles
El Camino High (continuation)
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 304 16.7:1 2 miles
St Paul High School
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Private 09 - 12 655 16:1 2 miles
Richard L. Graves Middle School
Whittier, CA
Public 07 - 08 747 24.8:1 2 miles
Frontier High (continuation)
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 559 18.9:1 2 miles
La Mirada High School
La Mirada, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,098 24.3:1 3 miles
Whittier High School
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,082 25.5:1 3 miles
Whittier Christian High School
La Habra, CA
Private 09 - 12 578 15:1 4 miles
Rancho-Starbuck Intermediate
Whittier, CA
Public 07 - 08 808 27.2:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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