Palos Verdes Peninsula High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#165
College Readiness Index
67.2
Academic Performance Index
906
Student/Teacher Ratio
27:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,540 Students
  • 95 Teachers

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School
27118 SILVER SPUR RD
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA 90274

Phone: (310) 377-4888

District: Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

Overview

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School is ranked 26th within California. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School is 75 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 53 percent. Palos Verdes Peninsula High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#165
State Rank
#26
STEM Rank
#133

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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 2,540
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 53%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 4%
Full-Time Teachers 95

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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 67.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
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 3
Total Students 4,313
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 66.0

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.

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