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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 134 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Overall Experience: Can't imagine a better high school experience anywhere else!

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On Academics: Standardized testing results in high scores - students are accepted at various colleges - high percentage of students go on to 4 year colleges directly out of high school.

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On Teachers: We have exceptional teachers who want to teach at our high school.

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On Extracurriculars: We have a lot of choices so if you are not involved it's only because you chose not to be.

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On Resources & Facilities: School is only 10 years old but draws some of the best teachers in the area - teachers own children go to our high school

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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 134 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

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:
1820

Based on 88 students surveyed
Math
610
Verbal
600
Writing
610

ACT:
29

Based on 36 students surveyed
Math
30
English
28
Reading
29
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 9 responses

  • 36% Good learning environment
  • 36% Friends
  • 18% The Choir Department
  • 9% Fun to be in class

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% Good academically
  • 25% Spirited
  • 12% Aggressive

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 83% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 8 responses

  • 38% Spirit
  • 38% Test Scores
  • 25% The bond among the student body as a whole

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 57% Some drug and alcohol use
  • 29% Having to know someone to get into some programs
  • 14% 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 9 responses

  • 78% Be involved
  • 22% 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%