Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, CA - Niche

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Sunny Hills High School is a public magnet school in Fullerton, California. It has 2,293 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 84% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 375 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1801 Warburton Way
Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 626-4201

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 375 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: Most have a general knowledge of their curriculum.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: no school nurse but police on campus.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I like the school spirit and student section during games.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: Most students are kind and neutral. There are never big problems with one another and for the most part, students are too busy to get into fights.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Academics: You learn what you want to learn as long as classes are available

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Fullerton Union High School 2 mi. 2,177
3.66 Buena Park High School 2 mi. 1,946
3.66 Sonora High School 3 mi. 1,864
2.33 Savanna High School 4 mi. 2,111
3.33 La Habra High School 4 mi. 2,242

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


Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Sunny Hills High School United States Buena Park High School Fullerton Union High School La Habra High School Savanna High School Sonora High School
Asian 52.0% 4.8% 10.0% 4.0% 3.0% 11.0% 10.0%
Hispanic 26.0% 25.0% 73.0% 63.0% 68.0% 70.0% 63.0%
White 16.0% 51.0% 8.0% 27.0% 24.0% 9.0% 22.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 5.0% 1.0% 1.0% 4.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%


Grade 9 27.5%
Grade 10 21.1%
Grade 11 24.6%
Grade 12 26.8%

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 54 responses

  • 72% Yes
  • 19% Not sure.
  • 9% No

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

  • 23% Nice teachers.
  • 20% Our programs.
  • 15% Friendly students and staff
  • 14% Dedicated students and staff and unique programs
  • 8% MR. WHITTON
  • 7% Agriculture Program
  • 4% Atmosphere is calm
  • 1% IB program

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 20% Office staff are not helpful or nice
  • 14% Need funding for "Great" extracurricular projects!
  • 9% Regular Level class teachers
  • 9% Sometimes hard to get classes needed or desired
  • 9% The cafeteria food
  • 9% MRS. CORBIN
  • 8% Strict administration
  • 6% School is too focused on sports and ASB funding
  • 6% Cliches
  • 6% Flores -.-
  • 5% Some classes are very difficult.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 46 responses

  • 59% We won a blue ribbon.
  • 26% We have an Agriculture Program
  • 7% We are unique in our ethnic diversity
  • 4% The supportive atmosphere amongst the students.
  • 4% COFA & EPIC

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 42 responses

  • 50% Competitive
  • 24% Dare to Excel
  • 12% School Spirit is NOTHING to be ashamed of!!
  • 10% Resounding
  • 5% Drama

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 36% It is challenging but yet rewarding
  • 27% Plenty of opportunities, so make the best of it.
  • 24% It is fairly competitive
  • 12% It's a good school.

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

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 72% 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.
  • 2% I hate everything about this school.