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Sulphur Springs Community Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 697 students

 

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Posted March 23, 2012

INCREDIBLE SCHOOL!!! We transferred here from Valley View because we hated it there. This school is so great. The principal really has things running well. They are always having great fundraisers. There is a great "community" vibe here with the parents, staff, and teachers. As newbies they really made us feel welcome and a part of everything. Our kids our excelling and we couldn't ask for a better environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 4, 2011

If I had to choose the best school to attend from the Sulphur Springs School District, this would be it. Most of teachers are great and the principal is fabulous. Like any school it has it's challenges. The PTA is very dedicated with fund raising. With all of that being said, I am very disappointed to learn the academics for this school are skewed for the demographics of the area. The curriculum is not comparable to Saugus, Valencia or Stevenson Ranch school districts. When a student is rated at "TOP" end of the their grade level with curriculum, that same student falls into the "Middle" of their grade level with other districts. We were very disappointed to discover this. What a disservice to the children and parents that think their student has achieved wonderful academics to only find out in a larger arena of students that they will most likely struggle. If you are reading this to consider this area for your child, do the leg work, one of the district mentioned above and request a test for that grade level and this schools grade level. Look at it with the view of "apples to apples" you will see why someone has said this out loud for you, Minimum State Education for STAR tests.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2011

I am so happy with this school. My son was at Pinecrest for Pre-K and Kindergarten. I really wanted to try public school but was a little afraid. I am sooooooooooooooo happy I made this change. I love it here. The parents and teachers are wonderful. Tons of parent involvement. I haven't had a lot of interaction with the principal (thankfully) but I think he's great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2010

Hi I am a 6th Grade G.A.T.E. student of the class of 2010-2011. G.A.T.E. is an enrichment program in the Sulphur Springs School District which encourages kids to achieve their goals, and think outside of the box. Students take the CBEST test to get in G.A.T.E. The teachers at Sulphur are very dedicated, and challenge us to do our best. Mrs. Julie McBride succeeded in challenging me to get 600, a perfect score, in Math on the state STAR test. Sulphur has the most G.A.T.E. kids in the district, and the most students to get a perfect score on the STAR test in one or more areas. Our principal, Josh Randall, is of great quality. I highly recomend this school to concerned parents in the Santa Clarita Valley.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2010

We are very happy with this school. We had our soon in Pinecrest for Pre-K and when the economy took the downward turn, we were forced to chose public for Kindergarten. We were very nervous as our son was reading, adding and subtracting at 3.5 yrs old. We were pleasantly surprised!! Kindergarten was all day with 2-teachers (30 students). Students that were above the planned curriculum were given additional to keep them challenged. There is a ton of parent involvment which is great and the PTA is very supporative with school funding and fun money raising activities for the students. The new principal as of 2009 is refreshing and strong in leadership. Our son has flourished and loves school. We wouldn't go anywhere else in the Santa Clarita Valley.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2009

I am in Sixth grade and I am now Graduating 2008-2009. I have been at Sulphur Springs since Third grade and ever since I've been there, I have been so happy. All of the teachers are welcoming and very nice. The princple Mrs.Veale is very nice, she always has time for her students even when she is very busy, but sadly she is retiring this year. But I have had two princples since I have been there and they were awesome so there is probably going to be anothter great princpal there. I just want to let you know I have learned alot from all of the teachers and staff there and it is a very wonderful elementary school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 16, 2009

I am a former student from 2007-2008. This school was one of the best i've ever attended!! the teachers, the school yard, the students were a little roughhousing, but it was fine! I personally recomend this school if anyone cares about my opinion
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 2, 2009

They made my kids to learn in the best possible and in a fun way.The teachers and staff are very friendly and care for all the kids.Best Computer Lab,Science Lab,Music class,and fully equipped classrooms.Special programs for special need and gated students are excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 19, 2009

My fifth grader is new to Sulphur Springs Elementary, transferring from Bridgeport Elementary in the Saugus Union School District. On his first day of school, the principal personally walked us to his new 5th grade class room where the Assistant Principal was sitting in on what was a vibrant, interested class room. The kids were all attentive and the teacher seemed invigorated. I was immediately pleased. Since that day, I have seem my son adapt to the change of school with more enthusiasm than I expected. I am very happy with the education my son is receiving at Sulphur Springs. The teachers and staff are all friendly and pleasant and eager to involve the parents in their childs education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2008

Sulphur Springs is a great school! I have 2 children attending there, and it is such a positive environment. The teachers are great, and there is a lot of parent involvement. The minor goofing off issues with my older child were dealt with quickly (from school and home), proving that communication at this school is great. The PTA provides so much, we love the band program. I am so happy that my children are growing up with such a positive learning experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 23, 2008

I have three children attending Sulphur Springs. Each year I continue to be amazed at how dedicated the teachers are. They truly care about the children and do their best to see the children reach their full potential. Parent involvement is incredible. The PTA is strong and offers wonderful extracurricular activities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 6, 2007

I am very complaisant with this school, the teachers are great and very friendly with parents and students. My only concern is about the amount of student for classroom, they need a lot help for parents...but the teacher is fabulous. I continue [to be] very disillusioned with hot lunch.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2006

This is a wonderful elementary school. The curriculum is amazing. The teachers are very caring and the Administration works consistently to ensure that all children's needs are met. Last year they instituted early dismissals on Tuesdays so the teachers could work as a team to plan lessons, have staff meetings or conduct other Continuing Educational activities. This has strengthened the already strong bonds among teachers and administrators while supporting a commitment to performance against standards and providing regular times to share best practices. There is a high degree of parental involvement and fund raising. The PTA financially supports a music program, PE teacher, computer lab and the new science lab among other things. There is an annual daddy/daughter dance and mother/son luau and various assemblies all funded by our terrific PTA. It is a terrific school and we are delighted to have our children attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2005

The quality of teaching, caring, and parent involvement in this school is unparallel. There are several extracurricular activities currently being offered; Dance, Drama, Golf, Science Club, just to name a few. Parents must read all flyers that come home to fully be aware when these activities are in session. The principal and vice principal are sincere and willing to help! We understand that budget cuts did cause classrooms to grow in size but that is everywhere in this district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2005

I have been very pleased until my second child entered kindergarden. He was in a class of 30 kids. Compared to how my older son did, my younger son is struggling. The Teacher is overwhelmed and requires at least 3 moms in the class to help.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2003

Four of my children went to Sulphur Springs last year, coming from the San Fernando Valley, I was extremely impressed with the overall cosmetic appearance of the school, the experience with the teachers has been wonderful. The parent involvement is excellent. My family felt at home instantly when we moved here. We have already bought our second house in the area, and this school is the reason why we chose not to leave the area.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

878

Change from
2012 to 2013

-1

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

4 / 10


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  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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API score

878

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Change from
2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

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

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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.
English Language Arts

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
60%
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 Students72%
Females74%
Males69%
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 disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learner27%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)84%
Parent education - college graduate76%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students71%
Females71%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learner36%
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)84%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
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 Students59%
Females58%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)66%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
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 graduate9%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate56%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students75%
Females71%
Males78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
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)70%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
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 Students77%
Females83%
Males72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only84%
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)84%
Parent education - college graduate84%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students78%
Females79%
Males77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability79%
English learner64%
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
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)72%
Parent education - college graduate90%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
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 Students77%
Females84%
Males71%
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)91%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability80%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
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)74%
Parent education - college graduate90%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students81%
Females89%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability83%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
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)79%
Parent education - college graduate90%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students88%
Females89%
Males86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)97%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability90%
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)84%
Parent education - college graduate90%
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 Students81%
Females88%
Males75%
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)90%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disability64%
Students with no reported disability84%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)84%
Parent education - college graduate94%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students75%
Females82%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disability75%
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate54%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)77%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
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 State average
White 52% 27%
Hispanic 32% 51%
Asian 7% 11%
Black 6% 7%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 20%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Computer specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

School facilities
  • Art room
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Josh Randall
Fax number
  • (661) 252-5403

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Present special topics during curricular units
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
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16628 West Lost Canyon Road
Canyon Country, CA 91387
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Phone: (661) 252-2725

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