Santa Ana High School

520 West Walnut, Santa Ana, CA 92701 | (714) 567-4900
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,435
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,435
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 125.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 27.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,741 (50.7%)
  • Females: 1,694 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 289 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 2,533 (73.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 2,822 (82.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Santa Ana High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black140.4%
Asian190.6%
Hispanic3,37398.2%
White250.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Santa Ana High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade86725.2%
10th Grade83824.4%
11th Grade88625.8%
12th Grade84424.6%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
85.0%
District:
83.6%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
2.7%
District:
10.7%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
66.0%
District:
70.1%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
16.7%
District:
5.1%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 6.6%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 94.9%
Number of Certificated Staff: 150.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 16.3
Average Age
School:
46.1
District:
48.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Santa Ana High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2008-2009
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 3
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 20.1%
Average Combined Score: 18.8
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 31.7%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 32.5%
Average Combined Score: 1,280.5
Critical Reading Average: 425.3
Math Average: 432.3
Writing Average: 422.9
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 15.1%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201013.0%18.0%22.0%
200917.0%19.0%21.0%
20089.0%11.0%18.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201058.0%59.0%55.0%
200937.0%51.0%51.0%
200844.0%53.0%52.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201011.0%17.0%35.0%
200913.0%14.0%29.0%
20086.0%11.0%31.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201032.0%43.0%54.0%
200929.0%35.0%50.0%
200823.0%32.0%49.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20109.0%10.0%17.0%
20095.0%6.0%17.0%
20082.0%4.0%18.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201022.0%43.0%46.0%
200913.0%39.0%47.0%
200819.0%29.0%43.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20106.0%6.0%12.0%
20093.0%6.0%11.0%
20081.0%3.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201036.0%41.0%40.0%
200928.0%32.0%37.0%
200814.0%21.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201014.0%15.0%38.0%
20097.0%12.0%34.0%
200812.0%14.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201023.0%38.0%47.0%
200927.0%38.0%44.0%
200820.0%31.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201024.0%33.0%45.0%
200922.0%30.0%44.0%
200819.0%26.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20106.0%6.0%14.0%
20095.0%5.0%14.0%
20081.0%2.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201024.0%29.0%46.0%
200921.0%29.0%44.0%
200821.0%26.0%40.0%
 
CST World History Test
201025.0%29.0%42.0%
200918.0%27.0%38.0%
200816.0%20.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20108.0%4.0%8.0%
20098.0%5.0%8.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201012.0%8.0%14.0%
20093.0%5.0%12.0%
20082.0%3.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201020.0%23.0%46.0%
200916.0%14.0%41.0%
200816.0%16.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201022.0%16.0%30.0%
200919.0%14.0%27.0%
200824.0%13.0%25.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201044.0%23.0%32.0%
200940.0%13.0%26.0%
200837.0%11.0%28.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201025.0%30.0%42.0%
200923.0%27.0%40.0%
200821.0%23.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20101.0%1.0%6.0%
20093.0%2.0%7.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201014.0%52.0%53.0%
200924.0%50.0%50.0%
20086.0%42.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201037.0%31.0%50.0%
200925.0%21.0%47.0%
200813.0%19.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201028.0%35.0%45.0%
200928.0%30.0%44.0%
200828.0%26.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
20105.0%8.0%15.0%
2009---
200825.0%6.0%9.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201010.0%29.0%31.0%
200911.0%25.0%28.0%
20087.0%23.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201019.0%19.0%31.0%
200912.0%16.0%28.0%
20087.0%10.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201022.0%26.0%46.0%
200914.0%19.0%42.0%
200819.0%21.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201022.0%25.0%38.0%
200923.0%24.0%36.0%
200822.0%19.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201012.0%17.0%33.0%
200914.0%14.0%28.0%
20087.0%11.0%28.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20109.0%18.0%27.0%
20095.0%16.0%26.0%
20082.0%21.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20108.0%15.0%27.0%
20096.0%12.0%26.0%
20084.0%9.0%24.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201014.0%52.0%49.0%
200923.0%50.0%46.0%
20086.0%42.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201037.0%31.0%54.0%
200926.0%21.0%50.0%
200813.0%21.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201024.0%28.0%41.0%
200917.0%26.0%38.0%
200816.0%19.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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