Cypress High School in Cypress, CA - Niche

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Cypress High School is a public school in Cypress, California. It has 2,687 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 379 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

9801 Valley View St
Cypress, CA 90630
(714) 220-4144

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3.6 from 379 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: There are a lot of students as it's a high achieving school which made it hard sometimes due to the volume of the student body. A lot of the students are from an affluent background and it shows in a negative manner.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at the school were all very kind and caring. Granted they all had lives that made it hard to get much done outside of school hours if you needed help, but they did the best they could.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I only pay attention to my own parents
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: At Cypress High School there is a big variety of options in clubs, sports, and after school activity. The school administrators do the best to encourage students to participate in activities. There are options for everyone and the clubs and activities are very welcoming. The most fun or popular clubs and after school activities would be R.O.P classes after school or the Key Club. The administration at the school is very supportive of all these activities.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: If I had the choice to go through all four years at Cypress High School again I would because my experience there overall has been the most memorable and the best experience of my life. The teachers and students at Cypress are all so kind and friendly everybody encourages the students to do the best for their bright future. My favorite experience at Cypress would have to be my Film Literature class I have learned so much from joining that class it has opened my eyes to see things in a different perspective and has taught me and my classmates useful concepts to use in our life. Cypress is a very unique school that has variety of classes to take and students to meet everyone will feel welcomed.

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 John F. Kennedy High School 2 mi. 2,305
3.00 Western High School 2 mi. 2,155
4.33 Los Alamitos High School 2 mi. 3,211
3.66 Pacifica High School 3 mi. 1,765
3.00 Rancho Alamitos High School 3 mi. 1,831

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Cypress High School United States John F. Kennedy High School Los Alamitos High School Pacifica High School Rancho Alamitos High School Western High School
Asian 34.0% 4.8% 33.0% 12.0% 23.0% 31.0% 14.0%
White 29.0% 51.0% 21.0% 56.0% 43.0% 11.0% 13.0%
Hispanic 23.0% 25.0% 35.0% 21.0% 29.0% 54.0% 62.0%
Multiracial 8.0% 2.8% 5.0% 4.0% 0% 0% 4.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 3.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%


Grade 9 24.9%
Grade 10 25.6%
Grade 11 25.4%
Grade 12 24.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 52 responses

  • 52% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 25% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 25% The teachers
  • 22% The education.
  • 16% The overall experience!
  • 12% School Spirit
  • 7% Good neighorhood
  • 4% Opportunities
  • 4% Band
  • 4% Amazing Video Broadcasting
  • 3% Great spanish teachers
  • 2% Cross Country

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 34% The inability to leave campus during lunch.
  • 29% Dress code
  • 12% The administrators.
  • 5% The mean students who look down on AP students.
  • 4% The snobby AP students.
  • 4% A few tenured teachers who no longer really teach
  • 4% Overcrowded halls
  • 4% No IB courses
  • 3% Teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 45 responses

  • 18% The annoying mottos.
  • 13% An amazing marching band
  • 13% Our state testing ranks within the school
  • 11% Super strict dress code and the unity of students
  • 11% The availability of some teachers
  • 9% Some teachers and Mr. Gompert genuinely care
  • 9% Diverse population without much racism
  • 7% We are rewarded if we get perfect attendance.
  • 4% The annoyingly enthusiastic ASB members
  • 4% Math teacher is surprisingly decent.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 46 responses

  • 67% The sun shines a little brighter at CHS
  • 11% Annoying.
  • 9% There's good and bad
  • 4% A great experience
  • 4% Overexagerated
  • 4% Whatever

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 58% Bewhereyou'resupposetobe.Dowhatyou'resupposetodo.
  • 28% Do not break the dress-code or look fashionable.
  • 12% Be sure to go to class on time!
  • 2% Just go to a private school or get home schooled

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 70% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 5% I hate everything about this school.