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Westmoor High School

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $450,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,720.

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Posted September 26, 2013

If I can have my other children attend WHS at the time they need to attend a high school, I will picked Westmoor for them too again.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2013

As a student here at Westmoor High School I don't like it much. Because the counslers don't do anything they just make things worse. I am a current senior here. I also don't like how some teachers can be judgemental and racist towards students sometimes. Which isn't right.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 30, 2012

My son is a star basketball player in the 8th grade and plan to move in that area so he can play basketball there. School seems cool but checked out their Boys JV Basketball team against Washington the other day, and they looked terrible and coach looked clueless on how to break a full court press. Son said he doesn't want to play there, Doubt I want my son to play there either. Hear academics is good tho. Have to debate with the wife. Will let my son talk my wife out of it so I am off the hook. The game was really that bad.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 8, 2011

Teachers are good overall and most of the students are good. The only thing I don't like about Westmoor is that too many people are accepted. I can hardly walk through the hallways during passing period without getting squashed between some people.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 5, 2010

WESTMOOR is a great school but they NEED TO MAKE A GUYS VOLLEYBALL TEAM! But also a lot of guys would try out and stuff
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 25, 2009

I love Westmoor because the people are nice, and the classes are awesome.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 25, 2009

I love how people are really nice and smart. We work together to make everyone fit in. And we help create awareness on public issues.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2009

i just love it so so so much. its just a great and safe school to go to. and it deserves an extra push.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 17, 2009

What's not to like? Great students, superb staff, outstanding administration! Oh yeah, Westmoor is a California Distinguished School; only 4% of the state's schools are awarded this accolade!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 17, 2009

As a former teacher, I have to say that this school is one of the best schools in the Bay Area. The teaching staff and administrative staff have created the perfect environment in which students can effectively learn not only subjects, but life skills. Other schools should take note of WHS' effectiveness as a distinguished school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2009

My two sons both went to Westmoor High (06 and 07 grads). Both are doing great in college right now (A's and high B's). Tells you something about the school I'm sure.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2009

As a current senior at Westmoor, I take great pride to be part of this school. I am a Service Commissionar aka 'Green Hat' at Westmoor, therefore i have great insights of the staff and students that attend Westmoor. Personally, I can say that there is only a minimal amount of students at Westmoor that are soiling our 'California Distinguished School' title...and Westmoor's teachers are to be best! Several teachers that i have had, withold doctorial degrees and can legitametly be called Dr. _____. Every teacher has recently taken a paycut for our 09-10 school year, and earn incomes wherein they could recieve much more at other schools. However, I believe our teachers stay because of our respectful students and the school atmosphere. Lastly, Westmoor's future continues to get brighter with the numerous renovations that will include a new cafeteria, swimming pool, track&field, and library that are soon to be completed.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 10, 2009

You may hear that Westmoor is great and have a lot to offer. But most of Westmoors teacher staff is lazy and really dont know how to teach. My daughter complains how most of her teachers waste time in class and have no skill in teaching at all. The teachers arent helpful at all and the counselors arent that great. They are largely in debt and they are selfish for money. Although its being remodeled, I hope their education and sports remodel also. You can find a better high school for your child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 20, 2009

Best for their high importance given to education,and their athletic progarams are the best in the area and also the drama teacher is a pro.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2008

I find this school to be great overall. Good athletics and teachers. It really depends on some teachers though a rare bunch are not that great.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 18, 2007

While I found I excelled at Westmoor, after coming to a prestigious university, I felt a little unprepared for the workload. However, I commend the teachers there greatly, especially those in the math and science departments. Our band program is wonderful, as are the sports teams and clubs.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 5, 2007

Great teacher-student involvement. Extreme lack of quality and leadership in administration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2007

Westmoor has a group known as the Westmoor Service Commission, and are led by Mr. Delbon by being the 'rock of Westmoor'. They are student groups who help maintain safety on campus, and these students are often the creme of the crop of Westmoor. Many students at Westmoor have the opportunity to succeed with programs such as AVID, as well as the AP and honors program. Despite this school not being a sport powerhouse, Westmoor has made numerous appearances in sectional meets in swimming, state meets in track, and state championships in girls basketball. Daly City today as a whole is a safer community, take a tour for yourself, Westmoor has no room for fights, students are expelled or moved away.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 15, 2007

Like most schools, Westmoor has some good and some bad teachers.It you're unlucky and get one of the bad ones, especially in a basic class like reading, you can get turned off learning. If you get a good teacher, you can get well prepared here to go on to university--if you work hard. If you get a bad teacher, complain in writing to the Superintendant of the Jefferson High School District. Telling only the counsellors may get your class changed, but it doesn't get rid of the bad teachers.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 2, 2007

Education is great; still no football team.
—Submitted by a former student


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This school's
API score

782

Change from
2012 to 2013

-20

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

2 / 10


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API score

782

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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

-20

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API Statewide Rank
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7 / 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.
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Algebra I

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

214 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
33%
Algebra II

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

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Biology/Life Sciences

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

206 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
87%
Earth Science

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

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
37%
English Language Arts

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

408 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
61%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
84%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

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World History

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

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About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
15%
Algebra II

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

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
79%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

268 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
38%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
77%

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Earth Science

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
0%
English Language Arts

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

431 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
52%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
36%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

428 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
53%
World History

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

419 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
63%

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

Algebra I

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
11%
Algebra II

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

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
31%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

161 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
35%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
57%
Earth Science

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

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
17%
English Language Arts

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

405 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
51%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
2%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
68%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
59%
U.S. History

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

402 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
57%
World History

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

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31%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
8%
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

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Females13%
Males14%
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Asian32%
Filipino13%
Hispanic or Latino2%
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White (not Hispanic)0%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Non-economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disability5%
Students with no reported disability14%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only15%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate8%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)5%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

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Biology/Life Sciences

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Females66%
Males66%
African Americann/a
Asian72%
Filipino68%
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
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Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students37%
Females32%
Males40%
African Americann/a
Asian53%
Filipino33%
Hispanic or Latino26%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged22%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability39%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only43%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate27%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students62%
Females65%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asian72%
Filipino61%
Hispanic or Latino38%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability65%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate35%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

All Students46%
Females45%
Males47%
African Americann/a
Asian74%
Filipino30%
Hispanic or Latino17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)27%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged49%
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Students with no reported disability46%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)36%
Parent education - college graduate49%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate53%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Physics

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World History

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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 Students11%
Females14%
Males8%
African Americann/a
Asian33%
Filipino6%
Hispanic or Latino4%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Non-economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability11%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only15%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate7%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)10%
Parent education - college graduate18%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students48%
Females36%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asian64%
Filipino39%
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate41%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students40%
Females34%
Males45%
African Americann/a
Asian55%
Filipino38%
Hispanic or Latino34%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)14%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate53%
Parent education - high school graduate20%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate42%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state55%

Chemistry

All Students54%
Females47%
Males66%
African Americann/a
Asian60%
Filipino53%
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 disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability53%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate56%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students13%
Females21%
Males8%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipino0%
Hispanic or Latino15%
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 disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability18%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only17%
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)17%
Parent education - college graduate9%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students54%
Females56%
Males53%
African Americann/a
Asian72%
Filipino54%
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)21%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate60%
Parent education - declined to state35%

Geometry

All Students26%
Females25%
Males27%
African Americann/a
Asian38%
Filipino28%
Hispanic or Latino13%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only27%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)31%
Parent education - college graduate31%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

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

Science

All Students57%
Females54%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asian80%
Filipino54%
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)26%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability60%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate48%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate63%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate62%
Parent education - declined to state47%

World History

All Students60%
Females58%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asian75%
Filipino58%
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)37%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability63%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate50%
Parent education - high school graduate52%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate70%
Parent education - declined to state41%
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 Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipino8%
Hispanic or Latino9%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Non-economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability11%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only9%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate15%
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)6%
Parent education - college graduate13%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students26%
Females19%
Males33%
African Americann/a
Asian37%
Filipino21%
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability25%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate36%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)16%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students44%
Females43%
Males44%
African Americann/a
Asian72%
Filipino25%
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students35%
Females31%
Males43%
African Americann/a
Asian45%
Filipino18%
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 disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability35%
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 graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate31%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students36%
Females27%
Males40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipino46%
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate27%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate40%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students47%
Females55%
Males41%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
Filipino32%
Hispanic or Latino36%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate43%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate68%
Parent education - declined to state57%

Geometry

All Students13%
Females12%
Males14%
African Americann/a
Asian40%
Filipino13%
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 disadvantaged11%
Non-economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability13%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only14%
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)17%
Parent education - college graduate12%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students61%
Females60%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asian73%
Filipino29%
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 disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability61%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate62%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate55%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students65%
Females41%
Males80%
African Americann/a
Asian82%
Filipino38%
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 disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability65%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
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)67%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students53%
Females50%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asian68%
Filipino39%
Hispanic or Latino37%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disability5%
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate68%
Parent education - declined to state50%

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.

442 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

441 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
91%
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%
Females89%
Males83%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Filipino91%
Hispanic or Latino72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Declined to state100%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Economic Status Unknown86%
Students with disability17%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner38%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students88%
Females91%
Males85%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian97%
Filipino91%
Hispanic or Latino70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Declined to state100%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Economic Status Unknown93%
Students with disability23%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner61%
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
Asian 26%
Hispanic 18%
Two or more races 9%
White 5%
Black 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/AN/A
English language learners 12%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 1%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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