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Vanguard Preparatory School

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Posted May 29, 2014

I have talked to parent about this school so many opinions good and bad school, how can it be excellent school when when test scores are low and all other reviews are negative, principal rude and staff is lazy I think they need to reevaluate there staff and curriculum maybe one day it can live up to its name for now I do not recommend this school try another preparatory school...
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 28, 2014

Vanguard does not handle children with mental disadvantages very well.. my daughter was bullied by a disgusting children and was suspended for no reason. I called the principle to fix this situation and he harshly yelled at me and hung up the phone. I do not recommend this school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 1, 2012

i love this school so much. i improved in my grades alot i went from c'[s d's and b's from a's and b's my teacher mrs.boyd is a great teacher she helped me a lot when i needed the help. there are some mean people though who spread rumors and lie about me. other than that i love this school :)


Posted October 21, 2010

Vangaurd is an excellent school and my family feels very blessed that we have been allowed to enroll my son there. The teachers are very good and the school policies are very good as well. The organization shown on a daily basis far exceeds other schools in the district. We look forward to going through my son's eighth grade year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2010

Excellent school, attentive the to children and promotes parent involvement, no "daycare" setting like some schools tend to promote.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 20, 2010

This schools is the best in the high desert. It is well organized, the staff is sooo kind and respectful not only to the parents but most importantly to the students. I recommend this school 100%.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 22, 2009

I am a former student from vanguard preparatory and me in high school looking back at the 4 yrs i spent there...It was allll worth it... My 5th grade teacher mrs.Bankson was the best teacher i have had or would probabaly ever have i havent had a teacher that believed in my as much as she did..=] My middle school yrs i played basketball, volleyball,and track... I loved it alot the p.E teachers are great..And the sports progaram is awesome as well.. Mr.Mobley is one of the most caring, compassionate, forgiving, and most hard working principal that i think i would ever have.!!! =] I love this school with all my heart and i wish the best for the addminstration, students, parents and teachers...=] Go falcons!!!


Posted July 26, 2009

This is an awesome school i have been going there ever since it started and i graduated as the class of 2009 and now moving on to Apple valley high school and hoping to graduate with a 4.0 GPA
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 13, 2009

My kids just finished their first year at Vanguard after having been at another Apple Valley elementary prior to this year. I can't say enough good things about Vanguard, it's staff and it's administration. The office staff is very friendly and helpful, the principal and assistant principal are very involved in the daily ongoing events at the school and are easily accessible if you have a problem or need to discuss something with them. The teachers are so enthusiastic about teaching that it really flows into the students and gets them excited as well. The stricter rules and regulations at this school are the reason for it's high success. The staff and administration also do a great job of balancing fun and academics.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2009

i hate this school sooo much you get into troble for every little thing!
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 16, 2009

vanguard prepatory is a wonderfull school.It has wonderful teachers,that devote their time and patience to their students i would just like say that i have been here since vanguard started and i will be here until 8thgrade and i will pass this school on to my kids and the rest of my family so keep it up vanguard
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 8, 2008

i do like this shcool because all of my friends go there ,but some left to sitting bull [i hate that shcool] the teachers r cool and so r the staff the people who dont like this school r just haters. so yes this is a great school and almost the best.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 22, 2008

wonders accomplisjed this year,,,,,,great job vangaurd
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2008

I could not be happier with Vanguard. My daughter is in her 2nd year of middle school and neither of us could be happier! The teachers have been wonderful, the principal is great, and the extra curricular activities are as good, or better than the much bigger schools. My child feels safer here. She has NEVER seen a fight on campus and it sure beats the problems we would see at the Junior High my older child attended. I pay tuition to make sure that my older child is as safe, happy and well educated as my daughter is at Vanguard Prep. Way to go Mr. Mobley and staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 1, 2008

I love this school. The faculity is friendly and willing to help whenever it is requested. I have had meetings with the principal and vice-principal and have always left with the feeling that they cared about and believed in my child's future. I have 2 in Jr. High and I can't think of anything bad to say about Vanguard.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 20, 2007

I hate this school! I want my mom to move me. There is too much homework because other kids disturb the classes and the teachers dont have time to teach. Kids are constanly fighting and the principal and procters dont do anything about it. I do like my algebra class an teacher but I hate everything else.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 20, 2007

This school leaves a lot to be desired. Much of the staff are unfriendly to students and parents. This school lacks orginization in both the elemntry and Jr. high campuses. A change in administration would be a saving grace and the only chance of improvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2007

Vanguard Prep is a parent choice/magnet school in Apple Valley, that opened in 8/05 in what was Mesquite Elementary. As a magnet school, parents supply to and from transportation and transportation to most sporting events, etc. My 15 year old daughter attended Vanguard for her 8 th grade year. She begged to get out of her regular public school and even accepted wearing uniforms to do so. She loved Vanguard Prep and has since moved on to the local high school GHHS. My 10 year old has attended since 11/05, when she was in 3rd grade. We transferred her from a local AV elementary school I have been and am very happy with the school Teachers are caring, the staff is attentive and the administration shows their love of the students daily in their actions. Wonderful school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2007

this is the first year that my son has gone to this school. he absoultly loves it there is no more fighting to get him up in the morning
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2007

my son has been going to this school for 5 years now. the staff is wonderful and the teachers are great. the ptso president needs to go but other than that it is a great place to send your child for a great education. they really do care.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

851

Change from
2012 to 2013

-3

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

4 / 10


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API score

851

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Change from
2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank (2012)
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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
73%
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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
69%
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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
62%
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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

154 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
67%
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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
51%
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 86% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
75%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

165 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

166 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
51%
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 50% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
23%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

172 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
63%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
7%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
50%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

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

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
71%
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

English Language Arts

All Students48%
Females55%
Males39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)52%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disability9%
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students75%
Females75%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Non-economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disability36%
Students with no reported disability79%
English learner60%
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)74%
Parent education - college graduate96%
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

All Students53%
Females50%
Males56%
African Americann/a
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)58%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability54%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)65%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate50%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students74%
Females69%
Males77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learner54%
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate63%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
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

All Students66%
Females72%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate60%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students78%
Females82%
Males75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability80%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate73%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)80%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
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

All Students69%
Females78%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate77%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)75%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students60%
Females62%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students75%
Females78%
Males72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate68%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)80%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
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

All Students65%
Females72%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students63%
Females66%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate66%
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 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

English Language Arts

All Students71%
Females69%
Males72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate76%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state55%

Math

All Students57%
Females55%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)66%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only59%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate52%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state27%
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 Students39%
Females38%
Males41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)38%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability39%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented71%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate44%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate43%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students72%
Females70%
Males73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)73%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability73%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate68%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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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

Geometry

All Students89%
Females88%
Males91%
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)86%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability89%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only89%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
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

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students59%
Females52%
Males67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability62%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate49%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students89%
Females86%
Males92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability89%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only89%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate95%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)88%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate96%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 58%
Hispanic 36%
Black 4%
Asian 1%
Two or more races 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53%N/AN/A
English language learners 8%N/AN/A

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Drama
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 am
School end time
  • 2:30 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Brian Goodrow
Special schedule
  • Year-round
Fax number
  • (760) 961-1069
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball

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Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Drama
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12951 Mesquite Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Phone: (760) 961-1066

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