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Moorpark High School is a public school in Moorpark Township, California. It has 2,305 students in grades 8-12. According to state standards, 68% 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.

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

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3.7 from 332 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Never worry about personal safety while at Moorpark High School. Not only are there always teachers around, but the students at the school are also very nice and cooperative, and they hardly ever partake in activities such as bullying. Health programs help students with special needs out to a great extent, so there is never a concern about that if you are a parent. Just like the town, the school is incredibly safe.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: Food accommodations and varieties are really only there for upperclassmen (juniors and seniors) because they are the only students who are allowed off-campus during the lunch hour to go and get food at the various stores. There isn't much of a variety for underclassmen besides the options of bringing their own lunches or buying lunch from the school.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: School-wide and administration policies in the district and school are fair and greatly enforced. Involvement and helpfulness from the principal, counselors, and other staff are prominent, but hardly ever happen as MHS is a very safe school.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: Moorpark High School varsity football games are perhaps the most attended events of the year in all of Moorpark. MHS Varsity football spirit cannot be topped by any school. Even through the school has gone down in ranks throughout the years, the spirit of MHS still stays with the team. School spirit in general is great too. Other sports at MHS include basketball (male and female), baseball, track (male and female), cross country (male and female), softball, water polo, swim (male and female), dance (male and female), marching band (male and female), soccer (male and female), golf (male and female), volleyball (male and female), and wrestling.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers at Moorpark High School have all gone through careful training in their careers to teach the students in a rigorous, yet encouraging, fashion. Most teachers are of high quality and engage with students out of to get the most out of each student and to help each student out to the best of their abilities.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Thousand Oaks High School 4 mi. 2,497
4.00 Newbury Park High School 7 mi. 2,612
4.00 Adolfo Camarillo High School 7 mi. 2,371
4.33 Sycamore Canyon School 8 mi. 1,443
3.33 Royal High School 7 mi. 2,470

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

Student Diversity

Moorpark High School United States Adolfo Camarillo High School Newbury Park High School Royal High School Sycamore Canyon School Thousand Oaks High School
White 54.0% 51.6% 46.0% 67.0% 62.0% 70.0% 68.0%
Hispanic 34.0% 24.5% 37.0% 18.0% 28.0% 3.0% 20.0%
Asian 7.0% 4.7% 11.0% 9.0% 6.0% 20.0% 6.0%
African American 1.0% 15.2% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.2%
Grade 10 26.6%
Grade 11 23.8%
Grade 12 23.3%

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

  • 76% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 21% The teachers really care about their students.
  • 17% Lots of school spirit.
  • 17% Focus on academics and well roundedness of student
  • 17% The counselors give you good guidance
  • 10% Passing grades
  • 10% The availability of AP courses
  • 7% Happy students.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 19% Free periods are only allowed 1st and 6th period
  • 19% No study halls.
  • 16% No way in, no way out. They put up stupid gates
  • 16% The administration is unbearable to work with.
  • 14% Can be ruling at times
  • 12% The cliques
  • 5% No school spirit

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 24 responses

  • 46% It's the only high school in the city.
  • 25% The teachers really care about their students.
  • 17% The school is in a safe environment.
  • 8% It provides a peaceful learning environment.
  • 4% We ban together in time of need
  • 0% Students are well-behaved and mostly accepting.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 40% All for one, one for all.
  • 32% Musketeer
  • 8% Helpful
  • 8% Two-faced
  • 4% Exhausting
  • 4% Small
  • 4% Competitive.

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 30% Stay focused, do the homework, and be tentative
  • 26% Stay true to yourself, you WILL fit in.
  • 17% High school is a game. Play it well.
  • 9% Nobody cares what you do or who you are.
  • 9% Do your homework. theres a lot
  • 4% You should be yourself but no one will like that
  • 4% Prepare for the crazy weather.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 75% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.