Cypress High School in Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove Township, CA - Niche

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Cypress High School is a public school in Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove Township, California. It has 2,666 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 332 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 332 reviews
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    • Recent Alumnus
    • 4
    Overall Experience: A great school with supportive teachers. AP students and regular students highly segregated. Need more supportive programs in the arts and STEM. Overall great and memorable experience.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Cypress students are good people who help fellow peers either academically or emotionally. The teachers are helpful towards their students so we can become successful in our work. I love the school's band. We are dedicated in our practices which shows how well we do in our competitions. We are the first band in Cypress, maybe even in the Anaheim District, to march in this recent year's Rose Parade. Our ASB works diligently to give the students fun events throughout the year. Overall, Cypress is a good school.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It's been a blessing to have attended Cypress High School. The teachers really do care about their students, or at least the ones I've had really did. Hearing stories about other schools, I really realized that my four years of high school were very privileged.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: It's a very safe environment for students with excellent care of the students from the nurse. The nurse is very friendly and funny towards the students.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Food: Their are always the same options for the packaged food which is very unhealthy and greasy. The food specials are usually better quality than the packaged food.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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3.33 Steve Luther Elementary School Public
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Alton School Private, Special Education
4.33 Oxford Academy Public
3.00 Holder Elementary School Public
Futureland Montessori School Private, Montessori
St. Irenaeus Parish School Private, Religious
Grace Christian School Private
Childrens Learning Center Private
Calvary Chapel Christian School of Cypress Private, Religious
3.00 Orangeview Junior High School Public
3.33 Cerritos Elementary School Public
4.00 San Marino Elementary School Public
Crescent Avenue Christian School Private, Religious
Speech & Language Development Center Private, Special Education
3.00 Hansen Elementary School Public
3.66 Clara J. King Elementary School Public
3.00 Wisdom Mission School Private
4.00 John F. Kennedy High School Public
Cypress Montessori Academy Private, Montessori
3.33 Walker Junior High School Public
3.33 Danbrook Elementary School Public
4.00 Margaret Landell Elementary School Public
4.00 Buena Terra Elementary School Public
4.00 A. E. Arnold Elementary School Public
La Palma Christian School Private, Religious
3.66 Lexington Junior High School Public
3.00 Western High School Public
3.66 Orange County Christian School Private, Religious
4.33 Los Coyotes Elementary School Public
3.33 Centralia Elementary School Public
4.00 George B. Miller Elementary School Public
3.00 Twila Reid Elementary School Public
3.66 Raymond Temple Elementary School Public
Tiny Tot Christian School Private, Alternative, Religious
4.33 Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle School Public
4.00 Patton Elementary School Public
3.00 Hope Public
Laurel High School Public, Alternative
Montessori Greenhouse School Private, Montessori
4.33 Los Alamitos Elementary School Public
4.00 Arthur F. Corey Elementary School Public
4.00 Hilton D. Bell Intermediate Public
3.33 Mabel Carver Elementary School Public
2.66 Hawaiian Elementary School Public
4.00 Enders Elementary School Public
4.33 Los Alamitos High School Public
3.33 Ella P. Melbourne Elementary School Public
3.33 Baden-Powell Elementary School Public
4.00 Loyal Barker Elementary School Public
3.66 Pacifica High School Public
Beacon Day School Private, Special Education
Turner Christian High School Private, Religious
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4.00 Palms Elementary School Public
3.66 Buena Park Junior High School Public
3.66 Garden Park Elementary School Public
3.00 Albert Schweitzer Elementary School Public
2.33 Robert M. Pyles Elementary School Public
3.33 Venn W. Furgeson Elementary School Public
St. Hedwig Catholic School Private, Religious
4.00 Martin B. Tetzlaff Middle School Public, Magnet
4.33 Cerritos Elementary School Public
3.00 Wakeham Elementary School Public
2.66 Dale Junior High School Public
4.33 Oak Middle School Public
4.00 Frank C. Leal Elementary School Public
3.33 Rancho Alamitos High School Public
3.00 Bryant Elementary School Public
3.33 Pharis F. Fedde Middle School Public, Magnet
3.00 Artesia High School Public
4.00 Glen H. Dysinger Sr. Elementary School Public
St. Polycarp Elementary School Private, Religious
St. Pius V School Private, Religious
2.00 Mabel L. Pendleton Elementary School Public
4.00 Sequoia Elementary School Public
2.33 Mattie Lou Maxwell Elementary School Public
4.00 Charles J. Carver Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.33 Carl E. Gilbert Elementary School Public
3.00 Fryberger Elementary School Public
Broman School Private
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Montessori House of Children Private, Montessori
Bethany Christian Academy Private, Religious
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4.00 Patricia Nixon Elementary School Public, Magnet
Victory Christian Schools Private, Religious
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4.00 Cerritos High School Public
3.33 Peter Marshall Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 John F. Kennedy High School 2 mi. 2,322
3.00 Western High School 2 mi. 2,195
4.33 Los Alamitos High School 2 mi. 3,203
3.66 Pacifica High School 3 mi. 1,805
3.33 Rancho Alamitos High School 3 mi. 1,947

Around Cypress High School

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


Male 51%
Female 48%

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% 13.0% 21.0% 30.0% 15.0%
White 32.0% 51.0% 21.0% 58.0% 46.0% 12.0% 12.0%
Hispanic 21.0% 25.0% 33.0% 19.0% 27.0% 53.0% 62.0%
Multiracial 7.0% 2.8% 6.0% 4.0% 0% 0% 2.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 4.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 3.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.9%
Grade 10 25.5%
Grade 11 24.6%
Grade 12 23.0%

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 33 responses

  • 42% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 36% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 31% The teachers
  • 24% The education.
  • 16% The overall experience!
  • 12% School Spirit
  • 7% Good neighorhood
  • 5% Amazing Video Broadcasting
  • 3% Cross Country
  • 2% Great spanish teachers

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 38% The inability to leave campus during lunch.
  • 32% Dress code
  • 12% The administrators.
  • 5% The snobby AP students.
  • 4% The mean students who look down on AP students.
  • 4% Teachers
  • 4% Overcrowded halls
  • 2% A few tenured teachers who no longer really teach

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 32 responses

  • 22% The annoying mottos.
  • 16% Our state testing ranks within the school
  • 12% The availability of some teachers
  • 9% We are rewarded if we get perfect attendance.
  • 9% An amazing marching band
  • 9% Some teachers and Mr. Gompert genuinely care
  • 6% The annoyingly enthusiastic ASB members
  • 6% Super strict dress code and the unity of students
  • 6% Diverse population without much racism
  • 3% Math teacher is surprisingly decent.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 66% The sun shines a little brighter at CHS
  • 16% Annoying.
  • 6% A great experience
  • 6% Whatever
  • 6% Overexagerated

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 53% Bewhereyou'resupposetobe.Dowhatyou'resupposetodo.
  • 34% Do not break the dress-code or look fashionable.
  • 9% Be sure to go to class on time!
  • 3% Just go to a private school or get home schooled

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 65% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 15% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 8% I hate everything about this school.