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Tesoro High School is a public school in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. It has 2,475 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 145 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Administration & Policies: The policies have become extremely intense

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On Academics: The teachers are tough on the students, but do a great job teaching. They assign work that is relevant to what is being taught that helps students better understand the material.

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On Food: They had a variety of food and the line moved quickly.

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On Teachers: The teachers do a great job preparing students for what to expect in college.

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On Sports & Fitness: Playing sports was a great way to meet new people. Most students were involved in some sport and the school spirit was great. Everyone would support all of the teams and the fields were super nice.

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Tesoro High School is a public school in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. It has 2,475 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 145 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

97%

Test Performance

89
Tesoro High School performed better than 89% of other schools on California math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1800

Based on 94 students surveyed
Math
600
Verbal
600
Writing
600

ACT:
29

Based on 38 students surveyed
Math
29
English
28
Reading
28
Science
29
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 38% Good learning environment
  • 31% Friends
  • 23% The Choir Department
  • 8% Fun to be in class

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 73% Good academically
  • 18% Spirited
  • 9% Aggressive

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 85% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Test Scores
  • 30% Spirit
  • 20% The bond among the student body as a whole

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 56% Some drug and alcohol use
  • 33% Having to know someone to get into some programs
  • 11% The amount of partying that takes place

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 73% Be involved
  • 27% Do the work

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.2%
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Female
49.8%
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Racial Diversity

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White
73.7%
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Hispanic
13.3%
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Asian
8.9%
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Multiracial
2.0%
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African American
1.3%
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Pacific Islander
0.4%
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Native American
0.3%