Oroville High School
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Oroville High School
Oroville High School is a public high school located in Oroville, California, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The school serves students in grades 9-12 and is part of the Oroville Union High School District.
Oroville High School offers a comprehensive academic program, with a wide range of courses in the core subjects of English, math, science, and social studies, as well as a variety of electives. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and organizations.
Oroville High School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. The school has a strong focus on character development and encourages students to become active, responsible citizens.
Oroville High School has a long and proud tradition of excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. The school has been recognized for its achievements by the California Department of Education, and is a leader in the Oroville community.
1535 Bridge St.
Oroville, CA 95966
9 – 12
Overview Oroville High School
Oroville High School serves 963 students in grades 9-12.
Oroville High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Oroville High School
Oroville High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Oroville High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.