Palos Verdes High

Public 9-12

 600 Cloyden Rd.
       Palos Verdes Estates, CA  90274-1869


 (310) 378-8471

 School Website

District: Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
283rd of 2,017 California High Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  24.5
Number of students:  1,689

Racial breakdown:
White:
64.8%
Asian:
16.5%
Hispanic:
12.3%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  1.8%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Palos Verdes High ranked better than 86% of high schools in California. It also ranked 2nd among 3 ranked high schools in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 85.94. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at Palos Verdes High is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (64.8%), Asian (16.5%), Hispanic (12.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 1.8% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. This is the lowest percentage in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Palos Verdes High is 24.5. 1 high schools in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Palos Verdes High employs 68.8 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Palos Verdes High:

SchoolDigger ranks Palos Verdes High 283rd of 2017 California public high schools. (See Palos Verdes High in the ranking list.)

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified 74th of 856 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Palos Verdes High

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 74.32 127th 1653 92.3%
2005 71.21 230th 1901 87.9%
2006 74.98 201st 1968 89.8%
2007 75.62 183rd 2063 91.1%
2008 72.22 231st 2117 89.1%
2009 72.01 228th 2238 89.8%
2010 67.91 333rd 2281 85.4%
2011 80.29 142nd 2367 94.0%
2012 78.47 164th 2354 93.0%
2013 79.61 148th 2426 93.9%
2015 92.90 126th 1994 93.7%
2016 84.90 289th 2039 85.8%
2017 90.08 189th 2021 90.6%
2018 85.94 283rd 2017 86.0%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Monday, December 17, 2012

Open Quote Superb teachers and supervisory administration ; great protectors of our children surrounded by a supportive affluent community! Close Quote


by a student
Thursday, September 1, 2011

Open Quote best school ever. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Palos Verdes High

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2002 343 8 99 16 2 n/a n/a 0 468
2003 343 8 99 16 2 n/a n/a 0 468
2004 720 7 142 29 1 n/a n/a 1 900
2005 1047 13 185 49 1 n/a n/a 4 1299
2006 1288 10 242 65 0 n/a n/a 9 1614
2007 1423 10 238 70 0 n/a n/a 9 1750
2008 1522 16 258 73 n/a n/a n/a 1 1869
2009 1443 16 250 78 0 12 39 0 1838
2010 1443 23 228 108 0 10 27 0 1839
2011 1408 31 230 118 2 8 25 0 1822
2012 1266 26 231 135 2 11 24 0 1695
2013 1345 36 214 165 4 9 26 0 1799
2014 1219 38 219 166 5 7 26 0 1680
2015 1156 38 243 183 4 6 33 0 1663
2016 1160 42 265 188 2 4 55 0 1716
2017 1095 35 278 207 2 2 70 0 1689

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Palos Verdes High

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 468 23.6 19.8 2.1
2003 468 23.6 19.8 2.1
2004 900 43.3 20.8 1.0
2005 1299 62.7 20.7 1.1
2006 1614 72.8 22.2 1.1
2007 1750 74.0 23.6 0.9
2008 1869 98.2 19.0 1.2
2009 1838 78.1 19.7 1.1
2010 1839 76.2 24.1 1.1
2011 1822 n/a n/a 1.1
2012 1695 70.8 23.9 0.9
2013 1799 73.1 24.6 1.9
2014 1680 69.8 24.0 2.6
2015 1663 71.0 23.4 1.4
2016 1716 72.0 23.8 2.2
2017 1689 68.8 24.5 1.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Palos Verdes High

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 468 23.6 19.8 2.1
2003 468 23.6 19.8 2.1
2004 900 43.3 20.8 1.0
2005 1299 62.7 20.7 1.1
2006 1614 72.8 22.2 1.1
2007 1750 74.0 23.6 0.9
2008 1869 98.2 19.0 1.2
2009 1838 78.1 19.7 1.1
2010 1839 76.2 24.1 1.1
2011 1822 n/a n/a 1.1
2012 1695 70.8 23.9 0.9
2013 1799 73.1 24.6 1.9
2014 1680 69.8 24.0 2.6
2015 1663 71.0 23.4 1.4
2016 1716 72.0 23.8 2.2
2017 1689 68.8 24.5 1.8

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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