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San Dieguito High Academy

Public | 9-12

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $575,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,720.

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Posted February 7, 2014

We are delighted with the school. My son made friends right away, even though he was coming from a private school and knew nobody. The program is rigorous, they have a great selection of foreign language classes at high levels, plenty of honor classes and we are very happy with the teachers and the incredibly friendly administration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 18, 2014

LOVE the quarter system and clubs. Great Teachers and Parent Involvement .... fosters students motivation and nurtures leadership skills
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2012

I absolutly love this school! What first attracted me to this school was the friendly atmosphere, and I can honestly say that my first expectation has been lived up to. I have always been a bit of the "odd-man-out" in all of my school experiances but at SDA I always feel like I am accepted and welcomed. I have yet to meet one person that has been judgemental here. On my first day i was surprised to see that everyone of the returning students would not hesitate to show you where any of your classes where and most even carried maps of the school! I am so glad that I came to SDA!
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 9, 2012

Love this school: Great academics, amazing Japanese program, accepting and kind atmosphere and a sense of history and community. It is harder to get into than it once was, and with good reason.This school is a gem on the coast!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 27, 2011

Attending SDA was the best decision I ever made. When I was in 8th grade, I had to choose between 3 schools: SDA, CCA and LCC. SDA drew me because of its extremely nurturing and non-judgmental atmosphere, its deep roots in the Encinitas community, its artistic vision, its pursuit of academic excellence and its leadership opportunities. The administration and teachers always work with students to help better the school via discussion venues like "The Forum" and consult students on topics such as school beautification and all-school events. Classes are relaxed but uphold a rigorous curriculum and I was always happy, challenged and supported by my peers and teachers. This year's graduating class is sending more students to top, out-of-state colleges than ever before, and I am one of two students headed to an Ivy League university. If I had chosen to attend a different school, I am very certain that this opportunity would not have been available to me. Following the soon-to-be-completed construction of the new state-of-the-art performing arts center, SDA also looks forward to renovations over the next few years to buildings and athletic facilities to be even more accommodating to all.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 30, 2011

My son and his friends are thriving at this school. We are highly impressed with Principal Grove, who has terrific communications skills and who responds to concerns in an open manner. We have been so impressed by the faculty at The Academy. They have some fantastic academic instructors, and the Auto Shop and Woodshop are something that my son lives for. How wonderful that there is still an educational choice that has a balance of academic programs and applied, life skills. I highly recommend this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2010

San Diegutio High, Acadamy is a school that allows my child to develop her own skills that she wants to develop. It has many classes that she can pick a schedule that fits her life and what she wants to do with it. My daughter did not want to go to the big Border School. SDA is much smaller and the administration treats her like a family. She will be able to graduate with 2 or 3 languages and is currently taking Japanese. This school is a 4 block system, so it is more like college. The kids are all friends and hug each other as a greeting and all accept each other which is rare for high school. Please consider this origional school that has been teaching and working for the last 90years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2010

My Daughter is happy there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2010

SDA is the greatest school! All kids are treated equally and acceptance is most valued. Without the cliques and bullying, kids are free to find their niche and pursue their dreams. The teachers and staff are amazing and always caring about and encouraging the kids to be their best. I have one daughter that graduated and went on to a top university, she was well prepared for college after her time SDA. I also have a Freshman who is loving it here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2010

Amazing school! The teachers are some of the best you will ever find in public schools, the classes are generally interesting, and the atmosphere completely supports all academic pursuits. There is an air of open-mindedness in which students are free to explore their interests and take learning to the next level.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2009

The Teachers and Staff treat the students as adults first. Privileges and responsibilities are a normal part of the day, therefore students learn to act as responsible people. The self chosen homeroom gives student an opportunity to make a strong connection with an adult. If there is a problem, then and only then privileges are lost and . This goes from the freshmen to the seniors. Having so many electives classes with students from across all grades teaches respect and cooperation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

It is accepting of all different students and encourages them socially and academically.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Both of my daughters graduated from San Dieguito High Academy and were prepared well for college and life. Both were accepted by one of the top universities in the United States and have done well. The preparation at this school has further assisted my older daughter as she is currently in one of the top 10 law schools in the US.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2008

I love this school. The teachers and administration are respectful and understanding. Students feel safe and welcome at San Dieguito Academy.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 28, 2007

I am a current student at SDA. It is difficult to put into words just how great this school is. Everyone here supports the idea of education and community. School is a place to learn and to have fun. As a teenager I can say that this school and it's environment has truly helped me through these years. I will remember it forever, and the rewards and lessosn I learned from my education will stay with me forever.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 27, 2007

There are fewer schools in America that compare to SDA than vampires in your attic. Teachers and students enjoy a relaxed environment while learning at an advanced pace. Truely an individualistic school where creativity and freedom of expression is supported and encouraged.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 19, 2006

I am a freshman at this school and I absolutely love it. The environment is very open and accepting, and all of the teachers are great. There are many interesting and useful classes. I also enjoy the 4 by 4 schedule it helps you take more classes. The school is also smaller and has very few cliques. The open lunch is great and so is the campus. I love this school!
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 29, 2005

Excellent academics, sports that allow involvement by all interested student/athletes, a culture of achievment and inclusiveness, involved parents..just a dream come true
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2005

Very involved families with top academic programs. A very high percentage of students go on to four year colleges.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 26, 2005

San Dieguito Academy is a jewel. Students are allowed to be who they are in a realtively judgement-free environment. The classes are challenging!
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

835

Change from
2012 to 2013

-16

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

1 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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This school's
API score

835

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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

-16

Change from 2012 to 2013
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9 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
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Algebra I

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

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
11%
Algebra II

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
67%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

313 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
78%
Earth Science

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
58%
English Language Arts

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

385 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
47%
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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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.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
0%
Algebra II

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

195 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
23%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
56%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
56%
Earth Science

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

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16%

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30%
English Language Arts

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

350 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
76%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

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

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

349 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
74%
World History

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

351 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
59%
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.

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Algebra II

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

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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5%

2012

 
 
3%

2011

 
 
2%

2010

 
 
2%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
56%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
27%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

404 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

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72%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
75%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

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6%

2011

 
 
0%

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

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

271 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
48%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
56%
U.S. History

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

400 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
74%
World History

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

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About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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White (not Hispanic)24%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability20%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented30%
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate21%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

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Females76%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asian78%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged80%
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Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented83%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)92%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to state57%

Earth Science

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Females30%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino23%
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Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantaged57%
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Students with no reported disability50%
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Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate53%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students85%
Females86%
Males84%
African Americann/a
Asian95%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disability56%
Students with no reported disability87%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only87%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate58%
Parent education - high school graduate71%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)83%
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to state69%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

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Females52%
Males52%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino35%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)55%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
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Students with no reported disability53%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented69%
Parent education - not a high school graduate18%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate61%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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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

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Males9%
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino9%
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Samoann/a
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Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
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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 Students35%
Females34%
Males37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino32%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)37%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Non-economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability37%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented50%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate51%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate29%
Parent education - declined to state42%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students46%
Females41%
Males50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)41%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disability17%
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented67%
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate52%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate44%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students59%
Females48%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asian61%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only59%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented66%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

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
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students77%
Females79%
Males74%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
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)79%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disability41%
Students with no reported disability80%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to state75%

Geometry

All Students3%
Females3%
Males3%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino4%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)2%
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged2%
Students with disability0%
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 graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate3%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate0%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students74%
Females82%
Males68%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
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)75%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
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 graduate63%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate80%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students78%
Females77%
Males78%
African Americann/a
Asian95%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disability41%
Students with no reported disability82%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduate64%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to state81%

World History

All Students60%
Females51%
Males68%
African Americann/a
Asian81%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability64%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented77%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate63%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to state63%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
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Gifted and talentedn/a
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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 Students5%
Females0%
Males12%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)0%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Non-economically disadvantaged2%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only5%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)8%
Parent education - college graduate0%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students43%
Femalesn/a
Males30%
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)63%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability50%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
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

Chemistry

All Students26%
Females19%
Males35%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino22%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)25%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only27%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented57%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)14%
Parent education - college graduate19%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate41%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

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

English Language Arts

All Students70%
Females75%
Males65%
African Americann/a
Asian88%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino49%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disability43%
Students with no reported disability72%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate22%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)47%
Parent education - college graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students0%
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)0%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability0%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only0%
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

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

All Students46%
Females41%
Males51%
African Americann/a
Asian75%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino27%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)48%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Non-economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability46%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented59%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduate48%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate56%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students69%
Females67%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate80%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students73%
Females68%
Males78%
African Americann/a
Asian81%
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)77%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disability44%
Students with no reported disability75%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate48%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 83% in 2013.

363 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

359 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
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 Students97%
Females97%
Males97%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)98%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Non-economically disadvantaged99%
Economic Status Unknown91%
Students with disability79%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner78%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students98%
Females97%
Males98%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino95%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)98%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability82%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner83%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 72%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 5%
Two or more races 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Black 0%

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 9%N/AN/A
English language learners 4%N/AN/A

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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