Great Schools has given this school a 10/10 rating. In 2014-2015, the most recent score available, 85% of students in language arts and 75% of students in math achieved proficiency or higher on state assessments. The community has rated this school 4/5 stars. Parents and students both comment on the quality of the academic expectations.
What MilFams Say:
This school is outstanding! It is consistently ranked one of the best public high schools in California and the nation. The school is known for its Conservatory programs, as well as it’s outstanding QUEST program (STEM). Block scheduling allows students to take more electives and/or AP classes. The district covers the cities of Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, and parts of Carlsbad. This is a school of choice and has a lottery system for admission. The school and faculty make students feel welcome, and get to know them personally. Students are supported or challenged academically as needed. There are social and emotional supports available. There is regular home-school communication.