Back to class: Chula Vista's top-rated and most-improved public high schools

Back to class: Chula Vista's top-rated and most-improved public high schoolsPhoto: Unsplash
Published on August 20, 2019

How do the public high schools in Chula Vista stack up?

We analyzed newly released data from — including comprehensive report cards, rankings and reviews — to find out how schools in your area are performing and which have made the biggest leaps over the past year.

Otay Ranch Senior High School's overall rating improved the most among similar schools in Chula Vista, rising from an A- to an A, according to data from Niche.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the school, located at 1250 Olympic Parkway, enrolls 2,413 students. Otay Ranch Senior High School serves a diverse population: 64% of students identify as Hispanic and 19% identify as Asian. Niche gave the school mixed grades: B+ on an A-D scale for academics, B for administration and B- for clubs and activities.

The overall ranking comes from Niche's proprietary algorithms. A school's ranking might change due to many factors, including the relative rankings of similar schools and whether a school gained or lost peers due to openings or closings. Other numbers come from current public data from the U.S. government.

Academically, 37% of Otay Ranch Senior High School's students scored as proficient or above in math, and 73% did so in reading. That's compared to city averages of 26% in math and 57% in reading.

While some public high schools in Chula Vista are moving up the ranks, others are consistently top-rated overall, including:

  • Eastlake High School, with an overall rating of A.
  • Olympian High School, with an A rating overall.
  • Bonita Vista Senior High School, rated A- overall.

Want more of the latest intel on Chula Vista schools? Hoodline also analyzed the latest Niche ratings for the city's public middle schools.

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