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Deer Valley High School

Public | 9-12

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $213,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,120.

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3 stars

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
Based on 2 ratings

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Posted January 2, 2009

Deer Valley is at the very least, a school that implements success. The teachers are top tier, and it is given that close to 96% provide avtivities, tutoring, and valuable review (Deer Valley Trubulation). There are also a handful of teachers that are college instructors as well. According to the National Forum on Public education, Deer Valley High School has consecutively scored higher than the surrounding schools in the greater East Bay. They have also been classified as an institiutional powerhouse for their academic excellence (County NEWS 2008). Deer Valley has additionally been classified as a 'gifted school' in regards to class range, test scores, student diversity, and academic rank. Overall, Deer Valley High should be considered by any who wish to attend a school that can compete with the best of the best. California Education Department


Posted December 31, 2008

There are good after school programs. Many people here are rude. Deer Valley is being filled with many gangmembers. There are many drinkers and smokers that are doing these stunts illegally. Ever since 'Smoke Shop' opened for business across the street, the school has changed dramatically. Our school officer is a great man!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 15, 2008

this school just appeared to me as average. i went to dv during freshman and half of sophmore year. i have been to three other high schools besides this one and id say two out of the three are better than dv. dv is too overcrowded, and has too many problems. its not exactly what i would expect from a school like that.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 5, 2008

Im a senior at deer valley and honestly each year it only gets worse. I have been a highly involved member at the campus and i still feel that it did not have much to offer and the school officials (not the teachers but the administrators) are more interested in office politics and their own interests verses that of the students of deer valley and the school as a whole. This school is horrible! We complain about money and then hire two principals which is double the money. I would recommend that if you don't have to go to deer valley, don't!
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 15, 2008

Wonderful so far and looking forward to continued success for both the students, parents and school administration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2008

I'm a freshman that transferred to Deer Valley in October 2007. At first I didn't like it because my grades fell sharply. The teachers were good at explaining what to do, but I had a hard time adjusting to the school climate and teaching styles. I went to my VP and she fixed my schedule to where I needed it to be so would avoid summer school. I have to go because I failed the first semester of english. I will probably have to do Algebra 1 there too. I had a hard time making friends at first but, I have many now and that boosted my self confidence and my grades as well. I would recommend this school if you want good, quality teaching. The school is very diverse and the people are friendly as well. This school focuses very much on sports. Overall, its an alright school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 21, 2007

I'm a freshman this year and I must say this school is better then I thought it would be. The students are much nicer and social then in middle school, where I had no friends and now I have a hand full at DVHS. The're are really great teachers here. The teaching methods could be better, except there exceptional for a public highschool. The school main focus in on sports, i've noticed, where the athletic fields and areas take up more of the campus. The college prep ways are not very strong, letting students only take 2.5 years of history, and the requirements aren't very good with no requirement of foreign language and only required to take two years of science. The school is beautifully very ethnically diverse. Except a majority of the student body and faculty aren't too excepting of other types of diversity (LGBT, etc.). Overall, it's a okay school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 4, 2007

I went to DV all 4 years of high school. I graduated in 2006, so things may have changed, but that school is out of control! It is just too crowded and for students that were actually there to learn the class sizes made it difficult. In many of my classes, throughout my 4 years, there weren't enough desks for all the students, so one or two would have to use the table in the front of the class. The dress code would be ridiculously strict, if they actually enforced what was in the rule book.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted October 19, 2007

I can't say enough great things about Deer Valley High. Our children are very fortunate to be attending and graduating from such a wonderful public high school that is doing an outstanding job for their students and the community. Just fabulous!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 4, 2007

I'm in my senior year at Deer Valley right now. Parents can say how wonderful the AP classes and wide range of electives are, which they are...but they don't have to walk through the overcrowded school every day and sit in 100 minute classes where probably 30 minutes of it is spent getting the class to settle down. I can't even blame the teachers anymore, because I'd be worn down and tired too if I had to deal with all the defiance. I can't focus at all. I've wanted to switch schools since freshmen year. If your on the line about sending your kid to DV, I highly advise you to look into a different school, you would be doing them a great service. I hate waking up in the morning to go to Deer Valley, I don't feel comfortable, and it's really an awful experience.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 24, 2007

This school has a lot of things other high schools don't. We have great sports,music, arts, and education here. As a recent graduate I'm proud to say I graduated here. Were not perfect nothing is but were trying our best.


Posted August 11, 2007

Most of their California test scores are mediocre at best. If your goal as a parent is to give your child a chance just to go to college, then this school may be enough. If you are a parent who wants to give your child a better chance to be able to go to Berkeley, UCLA or the Ivies, look for another school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 21, 2007

I am concered for my son's safety at this school. Teachers are caring with kid but don't have the time to give parents a call when there's trouble.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 8, 2006

A great school with great kids and a great principal
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 18, 2006

The availability of music, art, and sports is tremendous at Deer Valley. The music program is outstanding with the Divine Voices and Show Choir. Academically Deer Valley is good, but certainly can be better. Overall, the instruction could be more challenging.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 9, 2006

A suburban commuter school with a large population of students. There is no single majority of ethnic groups, no group over 50%. The school has 2 academies and 2 career pathways and many clubs and activities. Like all schools, there are problems but there are also extraordinary students and teachers there.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 8, 2006

There are close to 4,000 students at this school! It's overcrowded. It's also the size of a college campus. If you have a student who is a high achiever, then s/he should have no problem focusing in class. However, if you have a student who needs extra help, then a smaller school would be more appropriate in my opinion.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 1, 2005

Deer Valley is a decent high school academically. My only concern is they allow too many kids outside the district in the school. I'm satisfied with my son's A.P. classes. However, the feedback to parents is loose and not well coordinated when a child has a problem. For that reason I would rate it 2.5 on a scale from 1 to 4. Their leadership program for kids is weak because the instructor is not competent in this area. The kids don't respect her input. The major complaint for most parents is the overcrowding in the school;
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 1, 2005

Great Staff and Admin towards Parents But My Kids reported that they are demeening towards them as if they were lower in status. Although Many of the students of DV are bused in from places such as Oakland, Concord, and Sometimes Martinez. These students have a tract record of being rude, inconsiderate, and many times force the Admin/staff to treat them as they are treated.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 21, 2005

Deer Valley High offers a large number of extracurricular activities for students besides high academic goals. There is a constant effort to improve learning for all students through the acquisition of quality staff and innovative teaching strategies. I have a daughter who graduated from Deer Valley and was accepted at three CSUs and one UC for her college education. She took the rigorous AP English course at DVHS and subsequently passed the state AP test. My two younger children are currently attending DVHS (a Freshman and a Junior). Both are 3.0 students who are greatly enjoying their experience there.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

735

Change from
2012 to 2013

-3

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

4 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

8 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

735

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

-3

Change from 2012 to 2013
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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

4 / 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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API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
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.

409 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
11%

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10%
Algebra II

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

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
73%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

625 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

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37%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
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Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

619 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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59%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
57%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
7%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
39%
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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The state average for World History was 51% 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.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
2%
Algebra II

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

184 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
20%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
30%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

484 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
22%

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9%

2010

 
 
30%
Earth Science

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

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

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37%

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32%

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English Language Arts

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

618 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

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54%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
47%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

239 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
9%

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13%

2010

 
 
12%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

616 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
44%
World History

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

655 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

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43%

2011

 
 
34%

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34%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
0%

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9%

2010

 
 
12%
Algebra II

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

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
10%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
52%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
9%
Earth Science

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
57%
English Language Arts

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

557 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
51%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

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10%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
4%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

161 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
39%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
50%
U.S. History

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

598 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

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50%

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53%

2010

 
 
54%
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

Algebra I

All Students11%
Females12%
Males11%
African American8%
Asian22%
Filipino25%
Hispanic or Latino11%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)13%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Non-economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability11%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only11%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented33%
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate8%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)15%
Parent education - college graduate14%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate7%
Parent education - declined to state12%

Algebra II

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Males55%
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Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students35%
Females33%
Males39%
African American21%
Asian54%
Filipino58%
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)54%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability37%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only37%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented76%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate24%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate46%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate56%
Parent education - declined to state26%

Earth Science

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English Language Arts

All Students59%
Females62%
Males56%
African American42%
Asian79%
Filipino76%
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability65%
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate80%
Parent education - declined to state44%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students4%
Females5%
Males3%
African American0%
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
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Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disability4%
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Fluent-English proficient and English only4%
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Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state7%

Geometry

All Students33%
Females36%
Males31%
African American17%
Asian42%
Filipino48%
Hispanic or Latino30%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)44%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability34%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only34%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented47%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)34%
Parent education - college graduate43%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate45%
Parent education - declined to state22%

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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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 Students5%
Females5%
Males6%
African American3%
Asiann/a
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)17%
Economically disadvantaged3%
Non-economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability6%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)7%
Parent education - college graduate0%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state6%

Algebra II

All Students23%
Females25%
Males21%
African American9%
Asian40%
Filipino23%
Hispanic or Latino17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)29%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)15%
Parent education - college graduate24%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state14%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students8%
Females11%
Males6%
African American12%
Asiann/a
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 disadvantaged6%
Non-economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability10%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only10%
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)5%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state4%

Chemistry

All Students16%
Females14%
Males17%
African American6%
Asian29%
Filipino20%
Hispanic or Latino10%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)26%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Non-economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability17%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only16%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate11%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)14%
Parent education - college graduate24%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate26%
Parent education - declined to state13%

Earth Science

All Students35%
Females31%
Males38%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino25%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability37%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students49%
Females52%
Males45%
African American33%
Asian72%
Filipino54%
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability49%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate37%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate44%
Parent education - declined to state43%

Geometry

All Students14%
Females10%
Males19%
African American6%
Asian23%
Filipino21%
Hispanic or Latino15%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)23%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Non-economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability15%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only16%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate11%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduate17%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate7%
Parent education - declined to state11%

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

All Students91%
Femalesn/a
Males93%
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 disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only91%
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

Science

All Students39%
Females37%
Males41%
African American25%
Asian51%
Filipino41%
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability40%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate39%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate51%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate44%
Parent education - declined to state30%

World History

All Students35%
Females33%
Males37%
African American23%
Asian57%
Filipino43%
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)49%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability38%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only37%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)36%
Parent education - college graduate48%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate32%
Parent education - declined to state28%
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 Students9%
Females13%
Males7%
African American5%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino7%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged14%
Non-economically disadvantaged4%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability11%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only10%
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)7%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students6%
Females3%
Males11%
African American2%
Asian7%
Filipino15%
Hispanic or Latino4%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)8%
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability6%
English learnern/a
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 graduate3%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)6%
Parent education - college graduate14%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students57%
Females63%
Males49%
African American47%
Asian73%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state29%

Chemistry

All Students7%
Females4%
Males10%
African American2%
Asiann/a
Filipino8%
Hispanic or Latino2%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)13%
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability7%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only7%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate3%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)2%
Parent education - college graduate12%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state14%

Earth Science

All Students58%
Females59%
Males58%
African American55%
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
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)55%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state71%

English Language Arts

All Students52%
Females57%
Males49%
African American39%
Asian78%
Filipino66%
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability42%
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented83%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
Parent education - declined to state35%

Geometry

All Students9%
Females5%
Males11%
African American4%
Asiann/a
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)12%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Non-economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability8%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only10%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate13%
Parent education - high school graduate8%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)5%
Parent education - college graduate17%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state3%

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

All Students36%
Females35%
Males38%
African American23%
Asian61%
Filipino25%
Hispanic or Latino17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)45%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Non-economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability36%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented61%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)25%
Parent education - college graduate48%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate45%
Parent education - declined to state24%

Physics

All Students56%
Females42%
Males65%
African American15%
Asian75%
Filipino56%
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students55%
Females53%
Males57%
African American43%
Asian74%
Filipino71%
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduate37%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate75%
Parent education - declined to state42%

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.

667 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

665 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
85%
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 Students86%
Females92%
Males80%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American79%
Asian96%
Filipino95%
Hispanic or Latino82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Economic Status Unknown85%
Students with disability29%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner46%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students81%
Females82%
Males80%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American70%
Asian98%
Filipino92%
Hispanic or Latino78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Economic Status Unknown78%
Students with disability27%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner51%
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

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Black 33%
Hispanic 28%
White 18%
Asian 6%
Two or more races 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 50%N/AN/A
English language learners 6%N/AN/A

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 6%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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Antioch, CA 94531
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