Mt. Whitney High School

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Reviews
22
Grades
9-12
Students
1,577
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, have about average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at 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.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
58%
State avg: 50%
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English
66%
State avg: 48%
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Math
30%
State avg: 37%
Details
6/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores 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
32%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1416
State avg: 1473
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Equity
5/10
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.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have 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
General Information
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
62%
White
29%
Asian
3%
Black
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Two or more races
1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
Filipino
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
444 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
75%
State avg: 91%
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22 Reviews
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Neighborhood
900 South Conyer Street
Visalia, CA 93277
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