High Tech High

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Reviews
41
Grades
9-12
Students
589
Type
Public charter
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
41%
State avg: 37%
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English
63%
State avg: 48%
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Science
35%
State avg: 50%
Details
8/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is 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
98%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
99%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1485
State avg: 1473
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Equity
4/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
42%
White
33%
Black
9%
Asian
7%
Filipino
5%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Two or more races
1%
Pacific Islander
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
21 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
69%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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41 Reviews
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Neighborhood
2861 Womble Road
San Diego, CA 92106
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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