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Fairfield High School

Public | 9-12 | 1710 students

 
 

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22 reviews of this school


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Posted December 3, 2011

I taught at this school, and if I were a parent I would not send your kid here. The kids are violent, disrespectful, and disruptive. Send your kid somewhere else.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 31, 2009

As a student I'm having fun at Fairfield High School. The campus may not look that great due to the gum on concrete and some trash on the floor. On the upside, there are many spirited and friendly students and staff. The best part about the school is the student rallies, dances, and activities they offer. Also, I'm in the CA-032nd A.F.J.R.O.T.C. (Air Force Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps) program and we just recently been awarded as a Distinguished Unit. Otherwise, its a pretty satisfying school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 5, 2008

This is an awful school. My daughter had to change her schedule 3 times in 4 months because the teachers keep quitting so they had to actually drop classes due to low staff. This has happened 2 years in a row. I think they need to get a handle on their teaching staff, hire better more involved teachers that actually care about teaching instead of just being there until they receive a better offer from another school. There is no available counseling and the office staff could care less.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2007

I am an alumnus of Fairfield High School class of 2007. This school had it's share of problems, but thanks to a brilliant teaching and administrative staff, i excelled and enjoyed my time there.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 12, 2007

I went to Fairfield High School and excelled tremendously. The academics and extra curricular activities are beyond average. It is indisputable that Fairfield High school is best amongst the rest in the surrounding area.


Posted August 17, 2007

I myself went to Fairfield High School. It has changed thru the years but overall. I believe as a parent of one that graduated in 2005 and one thats starting this year. Would give a good rating for this school. Sure there are always going to be things that all dont agree with. But there are alot of parents that knows whats going on and we all keep an eye on our children. As far as academic programs, really cant say too much about it. Its availabe if the students would like. Same with all things in the school. If the students take advantage of all things the school has to offer they would all have it made.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2006

ffh has the best school resource officer out of all school. the school its self is good but the students cause a lot of problems.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 17, 2006

I loved going to this school. The education I received there greatly prepared for college at UC Irvine. The counslers there can be helpful if you tell them what you want to do after high school. Whenever registration came around I told them 'I want to go to a UC and put in the classes to get. there.' The math and science departments are excellent. Mr. Houk, Mr. Powers, Mr. Gelpke, and Mrs. Beagle are all exellent teachers. The sports programs and facilities are excellent, the library and computer system and science equipment is state of the art. It's by far the best high school in Fairfield. Class of 2003.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 6, 2006

I think overall its a great school with great teachers.I truly believe alot of kids don't apply themselves its not the teachers!My kids did well there:0)I hate hearing it compared to other High schools here there all equal kids need to applythemselves everyone can do well if they try some don't wantto.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 15, 2006

I was in the band at this school. It has an excellent marching, concert and jazz program. Very good school overall. Pretty good teachers.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 25, 2006

This school is a good school far as extra activites go. Well a lot of the teachers can be really fun but then it's not a really great school. There are fights every now and then but I suppose it's all alight. They have AFJROTC which is Air Force Junior Reverse Officer Training Corps. It may sounds harsh but it's actually very fun and teaches discipline fun and easy. The school has good standings with highschool requirements and college courses but the performance with the students could be better.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 8, 2006

Not good school. JROTC is one of best things at school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 6, 2005

This school was a tremendous disappointment. I graduated from this school (1976) and so have two of my children. (1997 & 2005). I would not recommend this atmosphere to any child or parent. The office administers are rude and disrespectful to parents as well as students. My other three children are not attending Fairfield High. I refuse to put them in an environment where their education does not seem important and where counselors are not available. I believe the students are not equipped to enter college with great efficiency unless you prepare them in other ways. College classes at Solano for High School students or charter school supplementing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2005

Thanks to outstanding parental and booster support, the extracirricular programs are some of the best in the district. However, the administration has and continues to grade at a 'D' level at best. The lack of communication, the lack of organization, and the lack of common sense lead me to believe that the 'needs of the many' are set aside in favor of those that 'rule,' in a manner of speaking. What FFHS needs is bona fide leadership -- now!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2005

I think that the art program in FHS is pretty strong and the teachers care
—Submitted by an administrator


Posted April 5, 2005

I think that Fairfield High is such a great school. The campus is quite clean and the education is wonderful. It offers a study hall and blocked classes which have helped many students. They offer a great extra curricular activity programs, ranging from band to football and rugby. Tutering is available also as a great addition the school was remodeled durring the summer vacation of 2004, making this school very ecceptional!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 22, 2004

Big sprawling campus where the ones that need the most help are left stranded, and the ones that aren't 'stars' get left behind.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 6, 2004

I graduated from this school in 2002, let me say that unless you're in the full AP program and involved in things such as Key Club, ASB, Honor Society, etc. I'd send your kids to private school. The AP program is both challenging (I received 4's and 5's on my AP exams) and has helped me earn A's in my English and Biology classes at the University of California. I TA'd for regular classes and the quality is not there. This is mostly a student motivation issue.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 19, 2003

This school is more like a place to house children while the parents are at work. Most of the teachers are there only to pick up a paycheck, and do not care about the children. I suggest we do away with the tenure system in order to help solve the problem.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 14, 2003

The teachers really seem to care about their students. Not just how well they do in the classroom, but how well they do in life. It is nice to know that Fairfield High has found so many teachers that actually are concerned about their students progress and are not just there to collect a paycheck.
—Submitted by a teacher


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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The API reflects year-over-year schools performance based on STAR test score results from spring 2013.

This school's
API score

705

Change from
2012 to 2013

-5

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

3 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school did not meet its schoolwide API target for 2013.
  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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Did this school meet all the API goals for student subgroups this year?
The state goal for the API is 800. All the student subgroups at a school that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school did not meet all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

705

What is the API?
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

-5

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

3 / 10

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

5 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
Algebra I

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

199 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
10%
Algebra II

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

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Biology/Life Sciences

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

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
65%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

299 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
45%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

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6%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
38%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

218 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
13%
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.

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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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
14%
Algebra II

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

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

262 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
15%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

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Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

346 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
32%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

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

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

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

343 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
33%
World History

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

352 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
28%

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

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

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
25%
Algebra II

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

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
16%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
13%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
20%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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English Language Arts

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

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
28%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

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

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

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
27%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
16%
U.S. History

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

275 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
34%
World History

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

2013

 
 
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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

All Students6%
Females5%
Males7%
African American4%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino7%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)14%
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability6%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only7%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate3%
Parent education - high school graduate2%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)10%
Parent education - college graduate9%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state6%

Algebra II

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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students71%
Females69%
Males73%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Filipino75%
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability73%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate68%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)72%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

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English Language Arts

All Students50%
Females56%
Males43%
African American46%
Asian27%
Filipino59%
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability52%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate52%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate54%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state46%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

All Students25%
Females29%
Males20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipino55%
Hispanic or Latino27%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Non-economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability25%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)18%
Parent education - college graduate27%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

All Students7%
Females10%
Males5%
African American7%
Asiann/a
Filipino8%
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)22%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Non-economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disability3%
Students with no reported disability8%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only8%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)13%
Parent education - college graduate11%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

Physics

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World History

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Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disabilityn/a
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Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/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
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 American0%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged3%
Non-economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability2%
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)5%
Parent education - college graduate13%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students17%
Females19%
Males16%
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)23%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Non-economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability15%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only17%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented27%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate15%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students21%
Females15%
Males27%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Filipino33%
Hispanic or Latino14%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)41%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disability17%
Students with no reported disability21%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate19%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)22%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state8%

Chemistry

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
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English learnern/a
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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

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
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Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
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Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students37%
Females37%
Males36%
African American26%
Asian43%
Filipino42%
Hispanic or Latino25%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disability27%
Students with no reported disability37%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
Parent education - high school graduate31%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)43%
Parent education - college graduate46%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate59%
Parent education - declined to state19%

Geometry

All Students4%
Females7%
Males2%
African American5%
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)9%
Economically disadvantaged3%
Non-economically disadvantaged6%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability4%
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 graduate5%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)3%
Parent education - college graduate10%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

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

All Students58%
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 disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented82%
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 Students39%
Females35%
Males43%
African American32%
Asian62%
Filipino46%
Hispanic or Latino27%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disability38%
Students with no reported disability39%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate49%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate65%
Parent education - declined to state31%

World History

All Students31%
Females24%
Males38%
African American21%
Asian33%
Filipino42%
Hispanic or Latino21%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)51%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability32%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented83%
Parent education - not a high school graduate16%
Parent education - high school graduate20%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate69%
Parent education - declined to state11%
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 Students0%
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

Algebra II

All Students4%
Females2%
Males6%
African American0%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged3%
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 graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)4%
Parent education - college graduate6%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students18%
Females17%
Males18%
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 disadvantaged23%
Non-economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability20%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only19%
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 Students21%
Females15%
Males33%
African American9%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino19%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Non-economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability20%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only21%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate17%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
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 Students39%
Females40%
Males38%
African American18%
Asian33%
Filipino44%
Hispanic or Latino38%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability42%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate50%
Parent education - high school graduate27%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)36%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state24%

Geometry

All Students3%
Females5%
Males0%
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)n/a
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)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 Students36%
Females25%
Males50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino36%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)55%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability37%
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)44%
Parent education - college graduate27%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students23%
Females19%
Males26%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino14%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate3%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students45%
Females41%
Males49%
African American29%
Asian42%
Filipino47%
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disability21%
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only47%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate50%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate56%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state35%

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.

364 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

352 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
68%
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 Students79%
Females81%
Males76%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American73%
Asian79%
Filipino85%
Hispanic or Latino73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Declined to state87%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Economic Status Unknown79%
Students with disability42%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner25%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students77%
Females73%
Males82%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American70%
Asian86%
Filipino88%
Hispanic or Latino70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Declined to state88%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Economic Status Unknown77%
Students with disability36%
Tested with modifications0%
English learner29%
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 State average
Hispanic 33% 51%
Black 22% 7%
Two or more races 16% 3%
White 16% 27%
Asian 10% 11%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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