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La Jolla High School

Public | 9-12 | 1591 students

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Posted October 5, 2013

Great school due to the teachers, students, parent and alumni support. Principal change was long overdue.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2013

The best if not one of the best high schools in California!!!!! I'm a proud alumni and so glad my daughter will be an incoming freshmen(class of 2017). Great teachers, counselors, and athletic staff. Curriculum is all college prep and teaching atmosphere has always been to help students reach their ultimate goal of getting into the college of their choice.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2011

La Jolla High is a great school for most students. It is an exceptional school rated against other public schools, but is not a private school. Students that do best here are the students that do best in college and the workplace; self-motivated, creative, dedicated and hardworking individuals. This is not the school for students who need to be coddled. I have had two very different children go through the system. Each got out of their experience exactly what they put in. Both got into their top college choices. One had an IEP and had the BEST support possible. Zero complaints there. Warning, there are a few cooky teachers that will be there forever - if your student is stuck with one of them, they will gain valuable experience in skills that have nothing to do with academics - such as patience, self-advocance and flexibility. All in all it is a great school, but if your child is a "glass half empty" type, or you are a parent who is wound tight, private school may be your home-sweet-home.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2010

La Jolla High was once a very great school indeed, but recently its standards have been much less than satisfying. A teacher was suspended for slapping kids last school year and many teachers have said that are less than motivated about teaching (understandable due to budget cuts and students who were less than willing to learn and have no interest in academics). Recently, CST tests had proved that LJHS have been experiencing a great drop in its standards.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2010

I love La Jolla, and it is unfortunate that we have to pull our daughter out of LJHS because she has not found the help she needed with her mild ADD. She has an IEP that was always ignored by the teachers. Teachers are good but don't care to help students, only cater to self motivated ones, which she was not. It is so hard to contact most teachers and counselors. Parents are involved in fundraising and other events, but when it comes to academics you would see 3 parents visiting the school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 28, 2009

All of my children and now my grandchildren are or have attended and graduated with honors from La Jolla High. The friends made there seem to be life long. the teachers, counselors are all highly motivated and many of the students have the opportunity to take classes at UCSD. Its the best of the besr
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2009

Because our school is always together and the clubs are just awesome!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2009

I love La Jolla High School because there are so many unique and interesting people here. Our school is ranked high for academics, and we have so many different clubs on campus it's crazy
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

La Jolla High is a jewel of La Jolla. Academically we rank among many nation-wide top 100 lists and the administration continues to provide new and interesting topics which allow students to find one that truly interests them. Our athletic teams consistently win CIF, yet have always been welcoming towards new players. When it comes to school spirit and unity we go above and beyond, always putting on amazing dances and pep rallies which bring in huge crowds. Finally, there are about 50 clubs at La Jolla and each offer something unique to their members and work with the community. There is definitely something for everyone at La Jolla.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2009

Great teachers, great student body, and great location! La Jolla High has a consistent track record of sending the majority of its senior class on to very good colleges. High school alumni report great success in college as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

La Jolla High has exceded all my expectations for bring academic excellence into our family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

We have great students! They work very hard to achieve and help others less fortunate.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 5, 2008

This school caters to the highly self-motivated kids and the jocks. A kid who is bright (mine is seminar) but needs some encouragement and motivation is left by the wayside - teachers don't care!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 15, 2006

Okay, the school so far is doing great for my child, althought he enviornment is rather materialistic so to speak. The teachers are very good so far and I am pleased with my child's progress.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2006

La Jolla High discourages parental involvemment, they also do not want to talk to parents. They cater to a lot of foreign/asian students who are self taught at home. Your child won't learn much in class; they will be exposed to foreign competition. The staff makes it difficult to communicate to them, the counselors, teachers, and especially the administration. 'Arrogance commeth before the fall.'
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2006

LJHS is not a place for higher learning of good (A-B)students. Work is assigned for home study. Classes are stagnant and boring. It is a place for exceptional self taught or bussed in students and all the rest are thrown by the wayside. Try to meet with a teacher or staff or counselor.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2006

Academic programs are of very high quality, especially n the seminar program. The top tier of students are extremely competitive. Extra curricular programs vary in quality but there is something for everyone. The core group of parents are extremely helpful and influential.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 18, 2005

Superb academic programs, esp. math and science. Level of parent involvement is immense.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2005

Academic programs are excellent, although best teachers have retired. Arts, AP programs, extracurricular, drama programs good. Good Seminar program. Level of parent involvement is very high. Has a high number of bussed kids and has a remedial program, but also many advanced and AP classes, great preparation for AP exams. Separation between kids with low and high incomes/ bussed in kids vs. residential kids.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 10, 2005

This is a very credible school. I attended its hallowed halls, and I plan on having my children and my children's children attend. My neices tell me that each student is taken care of individually when it is needed, and that teachers will tend to every need.
—Submitted by a former student


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This school's
API score

867

Change from
2012 to 2013

+13

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

1 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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API score

867

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The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

+13

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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
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Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 25% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
4%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 65% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
96%
Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 58% in 2013.

246 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
67%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 38% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 62% in 2013.

387 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 16% in 2013.

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25%

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

232 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
41%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

The state average for Integrated/Coordinated Science I was 26% in 2013.

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

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World History

The state average for World History was 51% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 13% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
4%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 39% in 2013.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
26%
Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 41% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
74%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
49%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 35% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 52% in 2013.

375 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
71%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
9%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 76% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
79%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

377 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
73%
World History

The state average for World History was 46% in 2013.

278 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 10% in 2013.

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Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 15% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
7%
Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 51% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
74%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
47%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 37% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
73%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

342 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
71%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
0%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 49% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
51%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
48%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 50% in 2013.

342 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
70%
World History

The state average for World History was 19% in 2013.

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Males31%
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino9%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)29%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
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Students with no reported disability19%
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Fluent-English proficient and English only20%
Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate17%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

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Females87%
Males90%
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Not economically disadvantaged87%
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Students with no reported disability88%
English learnern/a
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Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
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Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students77%
Females78%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disability36%
Students with no reported disability79%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to state73%

Earth Science

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English Language Arts

All Students87%
Females87%
Males87%
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disability56%
Students with no reported disability89%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only91%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate65%
Parent education - high school graduate80%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduate94%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to state64%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

All Students52%
Females55%
Males48%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino34%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disability27%
Students with no reported disability53%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented68%
Parent education - not a high school graduate12%
Parent education - high school graduate25%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate56%
Parent education - declined to state50%

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Physics

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World History

All Students72%
Females70%
Males74%
African Americann/a
Asian95%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disability19%
Students with no reported disability75%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate46%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate84%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to state44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students20%
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Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students39%
Females38%
Males41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)39%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability40%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented48%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)27%
Parent education - college graduate36%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate45%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students79%
Females78%
Males81%
African Americann/a
Asian87%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability80%
English learner46%
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate62%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to state58%

Chemistry

All Students59%
Females62%
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino21%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only59%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented67%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate67%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
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Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students78%
Females75%
Males81%
African Americann/a
Asian73%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability80%
English learner21%
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate54%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to state59%

Geometry

All Students20%
Females13%
Males24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino8%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)18%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability21%
English learner21%
Fluent-English proficient and English only19%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented40%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate14%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate12%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate33%
Parent education - declined to state33%

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

All Students86%
Females85%
Males87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability86%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only86%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students85%
Females83%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asian85%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disability21%
Students with no reported disability86%
English learner38%
Fluent-English proficient and English only87%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate63%
Parent education - high school graduate68%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)75%
Parent education - college graduate89%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to state72%

World History

All Students72%
Females64%
Males79%
African Americann/a
Asian74%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduate27%
Parent education - high school graduate30%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to state53%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
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Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students16%
Females7%
Males22%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)14%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability16%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only15%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented23%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)18%
Parent education - college graduate21%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate18%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students83%
Females83%
Males84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino38%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability89%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students58%
Females60%
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino22%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate76%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students87%
Females77%
Males95%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability87%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only87%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students71%
Females75%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disability32%
Students with no reported disability74%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate30%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)34%
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to state54%

Geometry

All Students4%
Females0%
Males6%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only7%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

All Students66%
Females63%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asian91%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate72%
Parent education - declined to state43%

Physics

All Students39%
Females41%
Males37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino24%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)47%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented68%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate20%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate54%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate54%
Parent education - declined to state11%

U.S. History

All Students73%
Females69%
Males77%
African Americann/a
Asian88%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disability47%
Students with no reported disability75%
English learner26%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduate59%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)37%
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to state43%

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 83% in 2013.

387 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
95%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

381 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students95%
Females94%
Males95%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian96%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)98%
Declined to state100%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Economic Status Unknown100%
Students with disability55%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner70%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students97%
Females96%
Males98%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Declined to state94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Economic Status Unknown100%
Students with disability65%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner81%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 54%
Hispanic 30%
Asian 8%
Two or more races 4%
Black 2%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24%N/AN/A
English language learners 5%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

College readiness and student pathways

Students typically attend these schools prior to attending this school Muirlands Middle School
Read more about resources at this school
Source: Manually entered by a school official.

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 1%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Art teacher(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Dance teacher(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Gifted specialist(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Nurse(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Speech and language therapist(s)
Read more about programs at this school
Source: Provided by a school official.

Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Washington Post Top High School (2013)
  • US News Best High School (2013)

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Industrial shop

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
  • Theory
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Graphics
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • American sign language
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Kitchen

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Advanced placement courses
  • Gifted / high performing
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
Staff resources available to students
  • Gifted specialist(s)
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • Community college courses
  • SAT/ACT prep classes
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Summer college prep programs
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 7:25 am
School end time
  • 2:15 pm
School Leader's name
  • Dr. Charles Podhorsky
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • No
Fax number
  • (858) 459-2188

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Advanced placement courses
  • College prep
  • Core knowledge
  • Gifted / high performing
  • STEM
  • Standards-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • American sign language
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Gifted specialist(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Career/college counseling
  • Counseling
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
College preparation / awareness resources offered
  • College prep programs/courses during the year
  • College presentations or information sessions
  • Community college courses
  • SAT/ACT prep classes
  • School-sponsored trips to college campuses
  • Summer college prep programs
  • Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Industrial shop
  • Kitchen
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Surfing
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
  • Theory
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Graphics
  • Video / Film production
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
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  • La Jolla High School (LJHS) is a comprehensive high school for grades 9–12, offering a rigorous, coherent, and cohesive core curriculum, as well as Advanced Placement courses in 21 curricular areas and college-credit calculus and political science. Each year approximately 90 percent of graduating seniors enter universities or colleges, with a significant number attending Ivy League schools, out-of-state institutions, and the University of California and California State University.
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750 Nautilus Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone: (858) 454-3081

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