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Elk Grove High School

Public | 9-12 | 13 students

 

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Posted July 7, 2005

I was very frustrated with the teachers at EGHS and their unwillingness to communicate with parents. EGrades were available on internet to track your child's progress; however, many teachers did not update progress, making this service useless. New administration seemed to be attempting some changes, just not fast enough.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 26, 2005

We moved back here to the area where I grew up and our child went in as a junior. As I myself went to school here, I found that many things were basically the same. I think that they are dealing with overcrowding as best they can in the area, but, if a student can find his or her niche, he or she will be ok. That aspect is unchanged. However, as it's a rather big 'Herd' as our team is called, a student must find a good space or else, there is plenty of room to fail sadly enough. The art dept is doing pretty good things and very professional looking work when I viewed their end of the year show. Music dept is doing well too. Academically, well, I think they're doing their best, but, not all students participate fully.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 20, 2004

This is a fine school. I think the English Dept. is excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 21, 2004

Politics and beuracracy before students is the m.o. for Elk Grove High School. The administration and some teachers are more concerned about weeding out students who don't conform to the Elk Grove model rather than focusing on teaching and preparing students for university life. The mode is one of teaching to the test rather than one of developing the ability of intellectualizing concepts. A decent education, by California standards, can be had here, but you have to be self-motivated. The athletic programs are well-run and supported by the community. The school board and most district schools have far too many over-paid administrators, and too few counselors and mentors. What school needs 4-5 vice-principals? Students need more one-on-one interactions and less administrative dogma.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2004

I have to say that I do not like this school at all. I just moved here and I feel like I am going to high school in the fifties. There is no racial interaction and the school does nothing about it. Some of the students' families have lived here for decades and live out their high school lives through their children (for example: football is huge) I'm sorry but there is more to live than the cheerleading squad. The administration does not prepare us for the real world, instead they try too hard to live up idiotic traditions.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 11, 2004

My oldest son has attended this school for two years and I'd have to say that he enjoys it up to a point. He indicates slight racial tension between the white and black students but he doesn't feel threatened. The office staff ignore parents when they come in and aren't very friendly on the phone. Most of the teachers are great, but the principal is never available for parent communications.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 25, 2004

This is a wonderful school full of teachers and other staff that truly care about the students. Good communication with the teachers always ensures the chance to do well in that teachers' class. The wide variety of clubs and electives gives each student a chance to do what interests them.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 5, 2004

My son and daughter go to Elk Grove High. The teachers provide academic success to a large student body with a hometown feel. The cheerleading is the best second to none, hiring the top coaches for original complex moves. My children have a wide variety of electives and plenty of college prep classes with plenty of recognition for accelerated academic excellence.
—Submitted by a parent


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794

Change from
2012 to 2013

-2

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

6 / 10


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7 / 10

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Algebra I

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

226 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
45%
Algebra II

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

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
94%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
91%
Earth Science

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

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
42%
English Language Arts

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

423 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
68%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
15%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
74%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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World History

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

2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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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.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
18%
Algebra II

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

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
58%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

255 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
39%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
62%
Earth Science

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

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
25%
English Language Arts

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

404 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
47%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
20%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

403 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%
World History

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

411 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
8%
Algebra II

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

164 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
12%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
24%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
27%
Earth Science

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

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
35%
English Language Arts

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

402 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
50%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
8%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
64%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
77%
U.S. History

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

418 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
49%
World History

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

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
27%
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

All Students37%
Females43%
Males30%
African American18%
Asian45%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)37%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disability25%
Students with no reported disability37%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only37%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)25%
Parent education - college graduate41%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate41%
Parent education - declined to state41%

Algebra II

All Students93%
Females91%
Males94%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
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)93%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability93%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
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 graduate93%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students89%
Females81%
Males95%
African Americann/a
Asian96%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability88%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only88%
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)75%
Parent education - college graduate90%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to state100%

Earth Science

All Students42%
Females42%
Males42%
African American20%
Asian53%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino34%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)52%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability47%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate47%
Parent education - declined to state47%

English Language Arts

All Students73%
Females79%
Males67%
African American61%
Asian89%
Filipino75%
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability75%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate84%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state81%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students3%
Females0%
Males5%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)7%
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disability4%
Students with no reported disability0%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only3%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students49%
Females46%
Males54%
African Americann/a
Asian64%
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 disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability49%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate67%
Parent education - declined to state40%

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All 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

Algebra I

All Students5%
Females6%
Males4%
African American6%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)3%
Economically disadvantaged4%
Non-economically disadvantaged6%
Students with disability7%
Students with no reported disability4%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)6%
Parent education - college graduate18%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state8%

Algebra II

All Students56%
Females58%
Males53%
African Americann/a
Asian67%
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)56%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability55%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented64%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to state69%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students55%
Females54%
Males56%
African American33%
Asian52%
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)64%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disability22%
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only59%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate59%
Parent education - declined to state55%

Chemistry

All Students53%
Females49%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asian55%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)54%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability52%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented73%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)39%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate67%
Parent education - declined to state58%

Earth Science

All Students34%
Females27%
Males37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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 disadvantaged29%
Non-economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability48%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only37%
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 Students58%
Females62%
Males53%
African American28%
Asian60%
Filipino82%
Hispanic or Latino51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only59%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate39%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
Parent education - declined to state62%

Geometry

All Students13%
Females10%
Males15%
African American17%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)16%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Non-economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability14%
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 graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate8%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate13%
Parent education - declined to state36%

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

All Students78%
Females71%
Males82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)75%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students61%
Females59%
Males62%
African American32%
Asian60%
Filipino73%
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability64%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate35%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate68%
Parent education - declined to state62%

World History

All Students58%
Females54%
Males63%
African American41%
Asian59%
Filipino91%
Hispanic or Latino51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability19%
Students with no reported disability63%
English learner28%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate49%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate78%
Parent education - declined to state51%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students5%
Femalesn/a
Males0%
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 disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students14%
Females14%
Males12%
African Americann/a
Asian19%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino15%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)14%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Non-economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability14%
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 graduate24%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate15%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate5%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students34%
Females31%
Males35%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino13%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)33%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability35%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)36%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students18%
Females20%
Males16%
African Americann/a
Asian9%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino13%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)24%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Non-economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability18%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate7%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)25%
Parent education - college graduate13%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate27%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students38%
Females33%
Males45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)42%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability42%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
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)39%
Parent education - college graduate54%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students54%
Females56%
Males51%
African American63%
Asian61%
Filipino50%
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disability5%
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate65%
Parent education - declined to state46%

Geometry

All Students2%
Females2%
Males3%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)0%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantaged5%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability3%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only3%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)4%
Parent education - college graduate0%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students61%
Females59%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asian54%
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)63%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented80%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate59%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students88%
Females87%
Males90%
African Americann/a
Asian67%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability88%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only88%
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)82%
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate80%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students54%
Females49%
Males61%
African American56%
Asian65%
Filipino57%
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate60%
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate60%
Parent education - declined to state54%

World History

All Students35%
Females25%
Males44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability40%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
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.

422 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

423 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
90%
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 Students89%
Females93%
Males86%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American88%
Asian84%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Declined to state86%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Economic Status Unknown95%
Students with disability39%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner48%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students89%
Females88%
Males90%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American77%
Asian97%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Declined to state87%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Economic Status Unknown100%
Students with disability45%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner76%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 54% 26%
Hispanic 21% 52%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 11% 11%
Black 8% 6%
Two or more races 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 4%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

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

Teacher resources

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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Catherine Guy
Fax number
  • (916) 685-5515

Resources

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  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
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9800 Elk Grove-Florin Road
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Phone: (916) 686-7741

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