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Galt High School

Public | 9-12 | 984 students

 

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Posted March 12, 2013

Based on my past experience, I wouldn't suggest this school to anyone. I bounced around a lot during my High School years, due to some issues in home life, and a lot to do with the schools I was attending. GHS was probably the worst of my High School experience. I started here as a freshman, and left before my first year was up. The teachers were clueless, the staff was negligent, and the students were unruly. The bulk of my negative experience was that my teachers simply didn't care about their jobs (or so it seemed). I was bored more often than not, and if it wasn't a lack in stimulation that lulled my interest, it was the teachers apathy to their students taking advantage of the lack of structure. This was in 2004, it's surely possible that there have been improvements since, but I highly doubt it.


Posted September 18, 2012

class of 2002 teachers teachers teachers that's what makes a school I had great teachers the first two years there I got A's and B's then came my Jr and Sr years my teachers didn't care they were not hands on lazy at best. I also know we the kids need something to do in Galt on our down time from school so we can keep our heads on strait and not get into trouble, It is Galt


Posted August 26, 2012

I was a graduate of GHS in 2001. This school was beyond disappointing for its students. I achieved state-wide test scores in the 99th percentile, but its academic involvement for kids that are capable of scholastic aptitude is spotty at best. Sometimes you will get a teacher that is fantastic and involved and provides excellent educational experiences. More often than that, teachers are poorly chosen, and the curriculum they provide is sub-par. Ten years later, my little brother graduates, and the system is still struggling with the same problems, lacks luster in the same areas, and you are still lucky, LUCKY, if you get a teacher that actually bothers to educate. I would rather move than let my child attend this school.


Posted November 2, 2011

i LOVE GHS!!! some of the teachers are a pain but they do it so we can be successful in the future!!! we have great teachers for the advance classes and for the regular classes as well the teachers help alot but it is about the student wanting to help out as well!! i mean it has to be a great school to have survived 100 years!!! yeeee CLASS OF 2012!!! (;


Posted May 12, 2010

The School is fine in teaching material, but the school lacks disipline.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 27, 2010

I'm a parent of a student, and I don't think teachers work hard enough to help students. There is no comunication between teacher, student and parent. I think that regular meetings shoul be schedule in particular with students with low test scores.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 25, 2009

I am a grandparent of four grads and two current GHS students. I have been very impressed with the new principal. He seems to be everywhere! Out in the classrooms, checking on subs, at many extracurricular events, club fundraisers, and including a Saturday two hours away in Yuba City to support the marching band in competition! He obviously realizes that hanging out in the office is NOT the way to know what is going on in your school!


Posted April 30, 2009

Wow where do I start. Be very involved in your childs education or your child will get lost in the system. My child has failed the same class 3 times and never recieved notice until report cards. I have a school loop account and email the teacher with no response for a meeting emailed the counselor twice still no response for a meeting. Administration does not care and your lucky if you get a great teacher at this school. Very crowded. May be that will change when new high school in Galt is opened. BEWARE PARENTS!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2008

i am a student at Galt High School and i have found it to be extremely hard to work with some teachers. I travel all over the country showing horses and some of the teachers just won't give me a break with time to make up work. Some of my teachers last year were great, but others just made my life so hard. I had a teacher who told me i had to turn in my make up work within 2 days after i had just been gone 2 weeks for a long horse show. What made it even harder was that it wasn't something i could learn alone. It was in my advanced math class. The book we had didn't give us sufficient examples for us to really learn the material. when i told my teacher this, she told me that i should have learned with the class.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 21, 2007

Galt high is place where we all can be oursel;ves yet with the strict rules and stupid requirement things get hard. With the incoming freshman the school is packed. there are so many kids everywhere you turn. The only satisfactory I get coming to school each and every day is drama!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 23, 2007

I believe galt high is one of the most educated & spirited schools in california
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2004

Too crowded, my daughter was sitting on the floor of her science class halfway through her sophomore year due to the severe overcrowding.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2004

Galt high is too crowded the school should hold 1,000 kids and it has over 2,000 kids. They have added portables but no bathrooms or library. It just seems there is more drama between the kids then there is academics the standards seem so low.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2004

Our daughter is a sophomore here and so far we have had mixed experiences with Galt H.S. Some of her teachers have worked hard to motivate her, but others have not been as effective in the classroom with diverse students' needs. We are also a little concerned with the turnover of teachers and administrators. Some extracurricular activities require an inordinate amount of time after school and on weekends and don't seem to help students direct their focus academically as much as they could be doing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2004

As a parent with a freshman to attend the High School this year I have to say I am very worried. The school lacks in organization and communication to the parents. I registered my student for summer school through his counselor and was not made aware that he didn't get registered for summer school until the first day of summer school when we stood in a line for an hour and a half for nothing which made me late for work. Upon arriving at the school August 13th for new school year orientation in an effort to receive the class schedule I found myself standing in another long line when I needed to be at work. I have no bus schedule or other pertinent information that should have been sent to me in the mail. They want parent support but parents are not getting all info needed to better support them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2004

Galt High School is a terrible learning environment with overcrowding, lack of quality teachers and administrators and public distrust of the school board. It is a state monitored high school which means due to low test scores, the state now monitors it and if the low test scores continue, the state of California takes over the school district. My oldest child has attended school at Galt since her freshman year, but my other two children will NOT be attending school there. My child will finish out her Sr. year at Galt, against my better judgement. I will excercise my right to have my other children attend high school elsewhere due to Galt High School's status as a state monitored institution. The learning environment at Galt High is not conducive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 12, 2004

Galt High is a great school in that there is less violece than most. However Galt High School is ranked well below basic, I believe that most teachers should not be at fault for this. The students just don't try on the state test because they do not receive a grade for it. Overall Galt is a good school, since they hired a new principal everthing is improving.
—Submitted by a student


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This school's
API score

753

Change from
2012 to 2013

-3

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

5 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

7 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
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  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

753

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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

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Change from 2012 to 2013
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5 / 10

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

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

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
22%
Algebra II

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

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58%

2010

 
 
57%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
75%
Earth Science

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

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
30%
English Language Arts

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

225 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
57%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
8%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
42%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

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World History

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

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About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
1%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
13%
Algebra II

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

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
19%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
30%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
43%
Earth Science

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

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
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English Language Arts

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

220 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
36%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
0%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

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85%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
61%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

219 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
44%
World History

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

229 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
34%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
6%
Algebra II

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

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
8%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
46%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
21%
Earth Science

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

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

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n/a

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n/a

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English Language Arts

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

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
50%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
1%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
60%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
89%
U.S. History

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

213 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
58%
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)21%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged18%
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Students with no reported disability14%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only15%
Migrant education0%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate5%
Parent education - high school graduate14%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)16%
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Algebra II

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Biology/Life Sciences

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Females52%
Males61%
African Americann/a
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disability9%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate24%
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

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Females29%
Males25%
African Americann/a
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino25%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)31%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability29%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only29%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented64%
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate27%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)28%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

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Females64%
Males52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant education46%
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students3%
Females0%
Males5%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino4%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Parent education - high school graduate7%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students48%
Females48%
Males47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino37%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only47%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented50%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Physics

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World History

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Females0%
Males2%
African Americann/a
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino2%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)0%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability1%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only2%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
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

Algebra II

All Students56%
Females50%
Males61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)46%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability56%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented55%
Parent education - not a high school graduate64%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students43%
Females44%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)61%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate31%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students25%
Females17%
Males32%
African Americann/a
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)29%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability26%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only27%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented54%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state25%

Earth Science

All Students22%
Femalesn/a
Males29%
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 disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability15%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only29%
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 Students48%
Females49%
Males47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)48%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability49%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant education36%
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate51%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state63%

Geometry

All Students8%
Females5%
Males10%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino3%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)19%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability7%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only8%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate5%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)12%
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 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
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students54%
Females44%
Males61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)66%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability55%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant education36%
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state75%

World History

All Students50%
Females34%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disability25%
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant education42%
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate54%
Parent education - high school graduate40%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate52%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
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 Students5%
Femalesn/a
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 disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
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 Students21%
Females15%
Males31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino25%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)16%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability21%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only21%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate27%
Parent education - high school graduate22%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)26%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students50%
Females49%
Males50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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 disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability53%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students26%
Females16%
Males44%
African Americann/a
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)36%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability26%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only28%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate15%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
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 Students27%
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
Not 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 Students51%
Females51%
Males52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)61%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant education50%
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state56%

Geometry

All Students8%
Females7%
Males10%
African Americann/a
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)6%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability8%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only10%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)5%
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 Students65%
Females58%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)43%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented82%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)85%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students69%
Females52%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
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)78%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students58%
Females49%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disability29%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant education44%
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate78%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state78%

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
Not 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.

236 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

242 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
83%
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 Students80%
Females81%
Males79%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability55%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner21%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant education75%

Math

All Students86%
Females89%
Males83%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)92%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability44%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner54%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant education83%
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
Hispanic 61%
White 30%
Two or more races 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Asian 1%
Black 1%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 69%N/AN/A
English language learners 8%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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School facilities
  • Computer lab

Language learning

Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

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  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Maria Orr
Fax number
  • (209) 745-3696

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Individually guided instruction

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
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