Pacifica High School

9/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
33
Grades
9-12
Students
1,773
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
69%
State avg: 50%
English
67%
State avg: 48%
Math
51%
State avg: 37%
9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 82%
Percent of students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
68%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1521
State avg: 1473
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
41%
Hispanic
29%
Asian
21%
Filipino
3%
Black
2%
Pacific Islander
1%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
27 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
439 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
5%
State avg: 9%
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Neighborhood
6851 Lampson Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92845
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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