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Alameda High School

Public | 9-12 | 25 students

 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $470,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,480.

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Posted April 4, 2013

I attended this school years ago and found the caliber of AP classes to be solid. The theatre and music programs are also very strong.


Posted May 7, 2010

Offers a wide range of AP classes
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 6, 2006

The staff gets on the level of the students and everything is kaotic.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted March 12, 2006

I have hasd 2 children at Alameda High and I find the school to be 'okay. As a large public high school, with a huge variation of academic abilities, it is extremely important for parents to stay in touch with course choices and expectations of teachers to ensure their child's basic education. Their music and drama programs are excellent - don't know about sports. Easy to lose your way in such a large environment - stay in touch with counselors and teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 6, 2005

We just went to Open House at Alameda High, and found the teachers very dedicated. They know their students and were ready to give individual feedback to parents. There is a range of academic levels offered including some very challenging AP classes. Some classes are rather large, but the EXP and AP classes may be smaller. There is a range of students, from those who are not interested in studying, to those who are highly motivated and hard working, with GPA's over 4.0. There is a lot of student involvement in extracurricular activities, such as a poetry anthology they were selling to raise money for the English Dept., a book sale to benefit the media center, a blood drive sponsored by one of the clubs. They have after school sports, an active music dept (the jazz band just performed at Yoshi's), extraodinary drama dept. that puts on several plays each year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 4, 2005

Excellent teachers for AP and HP English and History programs. Good music/choir program. Excellent drama program. Sports-- won league in many sports in 2003-2004.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 29, 2004

Good school. Lots of AP classes. But mixed economics makes learning tougher for the non-CP students.
—Submitted by a former student


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The API reflects year-over-year schools performance based on STAR test score results from spring 2013.

This school's
API score

819

Change from
2012 to 2013

-11

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

4 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

819

What is the API?
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

-11

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

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The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 25% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
20%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 65% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
80%
Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 58% in 2013.

356 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
65%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 38% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
23%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 62% in 2013.

353 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
73%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 16% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

154 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
33%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

The state average for Integrated/Coordinated Science I was 26% in 2013.

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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World History

The state average for World History was 51% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 13% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
12%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 39% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
32%
Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 41% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
30%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

321 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
58%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 35% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 52% in 2013.

435 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
66%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
7%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 76% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

426 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
68%
World History

The state average for World History was 46% in 2013.

424 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 10% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
18%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 15% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
9%
Biology/Life Sciences

The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 51% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
23%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
23%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 37% in 2013.

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
62%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

384 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
60%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
9%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 49% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
60%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
60%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 50% in 2013.

390 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
60%
World History

The state average for World History was 19% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students25%
Females25%
Males25%
African American7%
Asian43%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino24%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)25%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Non-economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability26%
English learner35%
Fluent-English proficient and English only22%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate18%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)16%
Parent education - college graduate35%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students73%
Females68%
Males77%
African Americann/a
Asian80%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability73%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented80%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate83%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate76%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students59%
Females61%
Males57%
African American30%
Asian69%
Filipino50%
Hispanic or Latino34%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability16%
Students with no reported disability63%
English learner23%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

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English Language Arts

All Students74%
Females83%
Males65%
African American55%
Asian82%
Filipino78%
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disability29%
Students with no reported disability77%
English learner33%
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate65%
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

All Students23%
Females24%
Males22%
African Americann/a
Asian31%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)20%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented64%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate30%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)13%
Parent education - college graduate27%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate28%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Malesn/a
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Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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World History

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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students16%
Femalesn/a
Males25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability23%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only19%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students25%
Females25%
Males26%
African Americann/a
Asian32%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino16%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)21%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability26%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented42%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate19%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)18%
Parent education - college graduate18%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate40%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students50%
Femalesn/a
Males50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students40%
Females38%
Males42%
African American31%
Asian44%
Filipino23%
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability40%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate28%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduate44%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate51%
Parent education - declined to state27%

Earth Science

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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students70%
Females77%
Males64%
African American54%
Asian79%
Filipino57%
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disability26%
Students with no reported disability72%
English learner30%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduate43%
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to state69%

Geometry

All Students4%
Females4%
Males5%
African Americann/a
Asian7%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)9%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Non-economically disadvantaged2%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability5%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only4%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate6%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate7%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

All Students74%
Females78%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate69%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)73%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students66%
Females66%
Males67%
African American43%
Asian72%
Filipino55%
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disability32%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate35%
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to state75%

World History

All Students57%
Females52%
Males62%
African American35%
Asian63%
Filipino30%
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disability32%
Students with no reported disability58%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)43%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate78%
Parent education - declined to state44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students8%
Females6%
Males9%
African Americann/a
Asian11%
Filipino7%
Hispanic or Latino9%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)6%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability8%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only5%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate12%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students40%
Females36%
Males43%
African Americann/a
Asian60%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)29%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)36%
Parent education - college graduate27%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate50%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students22%
Females23%
Males20%
African Americann/a
Asian30%
Filipino9%
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)24%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Non-economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability21%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate15%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)12%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate36%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students66%
Females63%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asian62%
Filipino62%
Hispanic or Latino73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disability62%
Students with no reported disability66%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females68%
Males63%
African American35%
Asian71%
Filipino56%
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disability29%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate71%
Parent education - high school graduate56%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to state36%

Geometry

All Students7%
Females7%
Males7%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)0%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged4%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability8%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only4%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate8%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

All Students48%
Females48%
Males48%
African Americann/a
Asian55%
Filipino40%
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)45%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner38%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented82%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)33%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate58%
Parent education - declined to state45%

Physics

All Students78%
Females76%
Males80%
African Americann/a
Asian78%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability79%
English learner36%
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate88%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students64%
Females61%
Males67%
African American50%
Asian69%
Filipino41%
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disability30%
Students with no reported disability67%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate79%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to state35%

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 83% in 2013.

444 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

437 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students94%
Females96%
Males92%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American85%
Asian94%
Filipino92%
Hispanic or Latino90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)98%
Declined to state100%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Non-economically disadvantaged97%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability67%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner66%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students95%
Females95%
Males94%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American92%
Asian98%
Filipino92%
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Declined to state100%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability77%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner81%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Asian 42%
White 30%
Hispanic 13%
Black 6%
Two or more races 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 23%N/AN/A
English language learners 12%N/AN/A

College readiness and student pathways

Students typically attend these schools prior to attending this school Lincoln Middle School
Wood Middle School
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Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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Special education / special needs

Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Visual impairments

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • French
  • Spanish
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00
School end time
  • 3:00
School Leader's name
  • Robert Ithurburn
Fax number
  • (510) 521-4740

Programs

Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Visual impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • French
  • Spanish

Resources

Transportation options
  • None
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Jujitsu
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Jujitsu
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Drama
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School culture

More from this school
  • Digital High School, 2nd year Television Studio on Campus All classes with TV/VCR's and computer. Soon will be cable ready. All students have their own e-mail account and can electronically send their assignments to their teachers. More than 70% of the teachers are trained in Intel Teach to the Future, technology skills for students.
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Wood Middle School
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Alameda, CA 94501
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