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Health Sciences High School

Health Sciences High School is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
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Climate
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Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Curriculum

Medically themed curriculum in conjunction with Sharp Healthcare and San Diego City College to prepare them for jobs in medical field. Will expand to grade 12.

Finance

Finance

Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

22 Average score for the ACT Composite

1368 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 459
SAT Verbal 460
SAT Writing 449

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP for Graduation was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Math was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Reading was Met for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Awards

Health Sciences High School received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 529
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 130
10 146
11 150
12 103

Health Sciences High School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Health Sciences High School's enrollment numbers.

Gender 33% Male / 67% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

36% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Health Sciences High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Multi-racial 58%
Hispanic/Latino 40%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
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