Whitney High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#27
College Readiness Index
95.5
Academic Performance Index
993
Student/Teacher Ratio
N/A
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 1,023 Students
  • N/A Teachers

Whitney High School
16800 SHOEMAKER AVE
CERRITOS, CA 90703

Phone: (562) 926-5566

District: Abc Unified School District

Overview

Gretchen Whitney High School offers a variety of honors and Advanced Placement courses, including computer science, physics and Model United Nations. Students can earn extra weight in the University of California admissions index via successful completion of certain honors and AP courses. Admission to Whitney High School is selective and is based on state and district assessments and class rank. Parent involvement at Whitney High includes conferences, field trip participation and fundraising opportunities.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#27
State Rank
#3
STEM Rank
#14

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,023
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 96%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 17%
Full-Time Teachers N/A

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness Index 95.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 6
Total Students 7,330
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 51.6

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