Moorpark High School in Moorpark, CA - Niche

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Moorpark High School is a public school in Moorpark, California. It has 2,092 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 70% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 385 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

4500 Tierra Rejada Rd
Moorpark, CA 93021
(805) 378-6305

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3.7 from 385 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Our school has a very strict anti-bullying policy. Many signs and pictures are posted around campus that really make students reflect about those around them. Our school is very aware of what is going on in the world around them. I feel mostly safe at the school ever since the several lockdowns that have occurred in the past. The school has always reached out to those affected by the lockdowns and awareness months to make sure students talk about how they feel.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Moorpark High offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities. There is a huge selection for everybody and someone is very likely to find a club or several clubs that they would like to join. The clubs also will interact with one another as well. Many clubs help others outside of the school and raise money to benefit many organizations. The clubs will also go on field trips to broaden their horizons outside of campus.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Moorpark High has given me the best 4 years of my life by far. I have made more friends than I could've ever imagined. From the football games to the rallies, everyone was a whole student body and would represent the school very well. I would never want to attend a different school if I was given the chance because al the people that have come into my life were meant to be there for a reason and I would never want that to change.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Throughout these past 4 years, every single one of my teachers will be someone who has affected my life in a positive and memorable way. I will look back and remember each teacher I ever had and the way they each uniquely helped me throughout high school. All my teachers made me more knowledgable of the subject they were teaching and affectively got their thought across through their teaching styles.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: It's very rare when you find a teacher that actually cares and will take time out of their day to help students that are in need. A lot of teachers give notes the whole period so students start to zone out fairly quickly and teachers don't really engage with students.

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Thousand Oaks High School 4 mi. 2,304
4.00 Newbury Park High School 7 mi. 2,542
California Virtual Academy at San Joaquin 6 mi. 1,596
2.66 California Virtual Academy at San Diego 6 mi. 3,091
3.66 Adolfo Camarillo High School 7 mi. 2,568

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


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Moorpark High School United States Adolfo Camarillo High School California Virtual Academy at San Diego California Virtual Academy at San Joaquin Newbury Park High School Thousand Oaks High School
White 50.0% 51.0% 45.0% 54.0% 45.0% 65.0% 64.0%
Hispanic 38.0% 25.0% 38.0% 24.0% 21.0% 19.0% 24.0%
Asian 7.0% 4.8% 10.0% 7.0% 11.0% 10.0% 6.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 1.0% 9.0% 18.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.9%
Grade 10 25.2%
Grade 11 23.9%
Grade 12 25.0%

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 53 responses

  • 74% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 43 responses

  • 20% The teachers really care about their students.
  • 17% Focus on academics and well roundedness of student
  • 14% Lots of school spirit.
  • 14% The counselors give you good guidance
  • 13% The availability of AP courses
  • 9% Passing grades
  • 8% Happy students.
  • 5% The variety of classes offered

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

  • 20% No way in, no way out. They put up stupid gates
  • 16% No study halls.
  • 14% Free periods are only allowed 1st and 6th period
  • 14% The administration is unbearable to work with.
  • 11% The cliques
  • 11% Can be ruling at times
  • 7% No school spirit
  • 5% No good food options on campus
  • 2% Some unprofessional teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 42 responses

  • 43% It's the only high school in the city.
  • 19% The teachers really care about their students.
  • 14% We ban together in time of need
  • 14% The school is in a safe environment.
  • 7% It provides a peaceful learning environment.
  • 2% Students are well-behaved and mostly accepting.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 43 responses

  • 47% All for one, one for all.
  • 21% Musketeer
  • 9% Lockdown
  • 9% Two-faced
  • 5% Helpful
  • 5% Competitive.
  • 2% Exhausting
  • 2% Small

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 37% Stay focused, do the homework, and be tentative
  • 20% Stay true to yourself, you WILL fit in.
  • 13% High school is a game. Play it well.
  • 7% Know your priorities.
  • 7% Nobody cares what you do or who you are.
  • 7% Do your homework. theres a lot
  • 3% Stay focused, school first, then friends and fun
  • 3% You should be yourself but no one will like that
  • 3% Prepare for the crazy weather.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 81% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 3% I hate everything about this school.