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Alhambra High School

Public | 8-12 | 3115 students

 

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Posted November 20, 2012

All this years at Alhambra School Distric, the only thing that I dont really understand , is.. that many other good school districs their priority is their student's well being ; here at alhambra distric is just how much money they get for each student everyday. While the other schools are in vacations for the holidays,,here they wait until the last day to let them go. I understand about the (deficit) but is like putting minors to work in order to cover all the expenses of the distric..... Makes me sad; and the math teachers...well is better to leave it for later.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 6, 2012

I personally do not favor this school, but at lease it's well enough. There are many different groups within the school so even when there are bad activities happening in the school as long as you know what type of people you're hanging out with then it's fine. I don't quite like some of the students there, because some groups have a "spot" they eat or hang out at. If you go there, they'll literary throw you out and these are the students I don't favor in the school. Other than that it's a wonderful school! Alhambra has many classes to take, different types of clubs for you the join, and of course, the library is right across the school!


Posted November 11, 2011

The school's culture is unique and spirited, and there are numerous areas to engage students' interests. The administrative team works well to maintain order and the teaching staff maintains high standards, overall. There's so much to be a part of--academic clubs, service clubs, sports, etc. Easy to connect! For the most part, the students seem generally happy on this campus and afford each other respect. I'm not sure what the other review was referring to with all of the "criminal" activity?? Sure, there are some students who are disconnected from learning, but it's a small percentage that cause any problems and administration deals with that sort of stuff swiftly. It's a very safe environment and the community wants to keep it that way. There's a beautiful city library directly across the street, as well as City Hall. The school's library is also huge! Although AHS is a pretty large school, it's a great school to be at and I'm proud to be part of the Moor family! The majority of students want to go here and some even work hard to get a permit--that says a lot. On a side note, AHS is also next to Main Street and there are a lot of places to eat and do other other activities!


Posted April 13, 2011

There is no such thing drug and gang activity in campus. That does not make sense at all. Police station is right next to the school. Teacher is good. Academic performance is up to an individual. Teacher cannot make you to learn or to do anything.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 24, 2010

I attended for two years and left immediately after. There is a lot of drug and gang activity within the school and is not a safe environment. With the exception of a few teachers, the academics are terrible and most teachers could care less about their students' futures. I'm glad I left when I did.


Posted April 21, 2009

i attended all 4 years. its the best school ever got to travel to europe with my econ teacher. great school in all areas academic, sports etc.Both my counselors I had throughout my 4 years were a great help and my parents were able to establish communication at any given time if they needed to speak with them. Teachers and counselors helped me out a lot. My last year i attended AHS i was not living where i lived for the past 6 years and moved out to San Bernandino,but because i love this school a lot and has a good level state wide i decided i would drive from San Bernandino to Alhambra everyday.So i woke up at 4 left house at 5 and got just in time for my zero period (AVID) and then got home at 10pm after soccer practice or games or track and field.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 23, 2009

My son went to Alhambra High School. This is a great school with a staff that cares. They called me at home and at work just to let me know how my son was doing. It is across the street from a police station, which made me feel my son was safe.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2009

This school has been transformed into a college-like campus. My son made the football team and loves the school. We would both recommend it to anyone. As a bonus, it is in the heart of Alhambra, near everything.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2009

Not only am I a proud parent, but I have friends that went to AHS. Two of them are now employed at aerospace companies. That says a lot about how successful the high school is and how well it prepares students for their futures.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2009

My son loves everything about this school. The school even helped him get a part time job at a local business on Main Street.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 20, 2009

I attend this school as well am a junior and i find the classes to be very easy its a great school in a nice community the down side about it is they lack to care about the students that need help and in fact do favor the so called ' smarter students' There is plenty of smart students in this school everyone is capable of achieving 2.0 or higher the teachers just need to work a little harder as well as the students
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 16, 2008

I'm a senior at AHS and while this year has been the worst so far because of the lack of funds and tumultuous changes regarding teachers and classses, the high scholl is a pretty good place. Yes, sometimes there are discrepancies between teachers and even students but overall the atmosphere is a positive one. The only real downfall here is that sometimes clubs and school organizations are biased and hazing does occur, but not all of them do and most offer great experiences.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 22, 2008

the teachers at alhambra high tend to favor the smarter kids that have AP's & Honors & don't seem to care much about the students who need extra help.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 17, 2008

I'm a sophomore at this school and I find that some of the teachers are very difficult, whereas most teachers aren't really that difficult.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 23, 2008

teacher may be hard but you will be in a safe fun filled environment guarantee
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 7, 2008

While teaching at Alhambra can be stressful. The dichotomy between the students who feel they are the elite (true or not) and those that lack the desire to achieve thier full potential is significant. In comparision to other schools I have worked with or at the institution fairs well. There are teachers who are better than others, but that is every where, and on average the instructors are far better eduacted than the national average. I believe what sets this school apart is the stress the students place on themselves. But in turn maybe that is why so many students not only go on to four year universities but actually graduate with a four year degree. As an Ap instructor I will comment that the program's expectations here are strong, but the school is in the middle of a flux period, so some programs are changing to meet National Standards.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 12, 2007

I am a new parent. First, just getting the paper work to sign my child up for this school is like pulling teeth. No one in the admitting department want to offer any help or assistance. Second, the summer school sessions are expensive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2007

I am currently a sophomore at Alhambra High School. The only reason why there were limited spaces in AP classes was because there are not enough teachers to teach it. Since there were limited spaces, teachers had to evaluate each student that were applying for the AP classes. Alhambra High is not bad at all.. Current seniors that are taking these AP and Honors classes got accepted to Harvard, Yale, USC, and more. For sports, art, newspaper and yearbook require 'try-outs'. Try-outs is a way to see who is better fit for that area. For service clubs it is more like open enrollment. As for parent involvement there is not much. Some parents take their kids to school and support us during hard times (AP and Honors tests and extracurricular)
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 9, 2007

Alhambra High is the worst Academic School I have ever seen, all of the advance classes(AP) are full and there should be more (AP) classes available for students. I tried talking to the counselor, and calling the Board of Ed regarding the (AP) classes and received no answer. The security level is very poor.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2007

I am a student at Alhambra High and I must say that it is the worst school you can be in. The teachers don't care. I would not recommend this school to no one it's the worst!
—Submitted by a student


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API Statewide Rank
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7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

6 / 10


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798

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The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

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General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

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The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

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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 25% in 2013.

307 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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57%

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64%

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58%

2010

 
 
40%
Algebra II

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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93%

2012

 
 
95%

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99%

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80%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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67%

2012

 
 
77%

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73%

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72%
Earth Science

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

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
35%

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32%

2010

 
 
34%
English Language Arts

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

618 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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71%

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66%

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61%

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61%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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12%

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14%

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39%

2010

 
 
31%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

191 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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72%

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69%

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67%

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47%
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.

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World History

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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20%

2012

 
 
22%

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21%

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13%
Algebra II

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

165 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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80%

2012

 
 
76%

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77%

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49%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

432 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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41%

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39%

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28%

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22%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

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69%

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49%

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53%
Earth Science

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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26%

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34%

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36%

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17%
English Language Arts

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

573 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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59%

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58%

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53%

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47%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

224 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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24%

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22%

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15%

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10%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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94%

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94%

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95%

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93%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

566 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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55%

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54%

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50%

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42%
World History

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

579 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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27%

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8%

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22%

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16%
Algebra II

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

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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49%

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35%

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52%

2010

 
 
22%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
40%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

269 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

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29%

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19%

2010

 
 
30%
Earth Science

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

209 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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32%

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35%

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38%

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32%
English Language Arts

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

652 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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56%

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56%

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52%

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49%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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6%

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9%

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6%

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

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

245 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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75%

2012

 
 
83%

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78%

2010

 
 
70%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
76%
U.S. History

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

691 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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55%

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56%

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56%

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56%
World History

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

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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

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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

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Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner48%
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant education25%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate56%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students93%
Females94%
Males91%
African Americann/a
Asian96%
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 disadvantaged89%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability93%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only94%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate100%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate95%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students67%
Females70%
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asian68%
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 disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
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

Earth Science

All Students42%
Females37%
Males46%
African Americann/a
Asian72%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino28%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability46%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)27%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students71%
Females72%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asian77%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disability38%
Students with no reported disability71%
English learner30%
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant education40%
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate63%
Parent education - high school graduate63%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to state73%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students12%
Females14%
Males11%
African Americann/a
Asian9%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino13%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
Non-economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability21%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate5%
Parent education - high school graduate18%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)10%
Parent education - college graduate9%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students72%
Females68%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian80%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino49%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learner59%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate65%
Parent education - high school graduate76%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate67%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science 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

Physics

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

World History

All Students59%
Females43%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asian77%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only59%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate69%
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 Students20%
Females22%
Males20%
African Americann/a
Asian47%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino14%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability20%
English learner22%
Fluent-English proficient and English only19%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate18%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)25%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students80%
Females84%
Males75%
African Americann/a
Asian86%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged83%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability80%
English learner78%
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate77%
Parent education - high school graduate88%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)86%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate58%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students41%
Females40%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asian54%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino30%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disability16%
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate40%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate54%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate48%
Parent education - declined to state35%

Chemistry

All Students63%
Females58%
Males68%
African Americann/a
Asian73%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino35%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate60%
Parent education - high school graduate75%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate47%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students26%
Females31%
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino21%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability30%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only32%
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

English Language Arts

All Students59%
Females61%
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asian70%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability42%
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner23%
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate53%
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to state47%

Geometry

All Students24%
Females23%
Males25%
African Americann/a
Asian36%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate24%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)20%
Parent education - college graduate23%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate9%
Parent education - declined to state31%

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

All Students94%
Females100%
Males89%
African Americann/a
Asian95%
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 disadvantaged97%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability93%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only95%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate95%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students55%
Females53%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)50%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disability58%
Students with no reported disability55%
English learner27%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate48%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate67%
Parent education - declined to state48%

World History

All Students49%
Females41%
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asian67%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner23%
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate67%
Parent education - declined to state42%
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 Students27%
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 disability27%
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 Students49%
Females52%
Males46%
African Americann/a
Asian58%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability50%
English learner63%
Fluent-English proficient and English only43%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate61%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate46%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate46%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students55%
Females58%
Males51%
African Americann/a
Asian66%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino19%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate18%
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate54%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students29%
Females26%
Males31%
African Americann/a
Asian44%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino6%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability29%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate43%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate47%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students32%
Females24%
Males40%
African Americann/a
Asian65%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino22%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disability4%
Students with no reported disability36%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented67%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)34%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students56%
Females57%
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asian67%
Filipino54%
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)47%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state45%

Geometry

All Students6%
Females8%
Males4%
African Americann/a
Asian17%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino3%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Non-economically disadvantaged3%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability6%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only5%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate5%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)5%
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 Students75%
Females70%
Males82%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learner66%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate69%
Parent education - high school graduate76%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students96%
Females86%
Males100%
African Americann/a
Asian97%
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 disadvantaged97%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability95%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only95%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
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 graduate92%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students55%
Females47%
Males64%
African Americann/a
Asian68%
Filipino69%
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)50%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disability4%
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate49%
Parent education - high school graduate51%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)51%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate76%
Parent education - declined to state44%

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.

624 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

623 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
86%
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 Students83%
Females87%
Males80%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian86%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Declined to state100%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability43%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner59%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students91%
Females90%
Males91%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian99%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Declined to state100%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability55%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner83%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Asian 47% 11%
Hispanic 47% 51%
White 4% 27%
Black 1% 7%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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101 South Second Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 308-2342

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