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Laverne Elementary Preparatory Academy

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2011:
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Posted August 18, 2014

I researched and visited several schools in the High Desert before I settled on LEPA. This is an AMAZING school with the best office staff. They genuinely care about all their scholars, and when you drop your child off there is such a positive attitude and vibe when you walk on the campus. The staff is always friendly and helpful. Happy staff = happy teachers = happy students. I also love the fact that they encourage parent volunteering, and also love that they maintain no more than 24-25 scholars per class. My child has grown so much academically and socially. This is a fantastic school!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2014

This is an excellent school to put your child or children in. I have had a couple hiccups with a situation and it was handled pretty well by the Director, not only to protect the kids but to protect me as a parent. I was thinking about pulling my child from LEPA because I felt he wasn't being pushed to his potential but the teacher said that as the year goes on things will get tougher academic wise and boy was she right. My son is pretty smart and is able to do the work given to him even though it is at a more advance level. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a place for your child to be pushed academically. The teachers do care about the kids BUT many of them won't put up with slacking. They are there to help your child learn not to babysit them. It does require parent involvement at home to make sure they stay at the level the school requires. Parents are more then welcomed to Volunteer and the school actually likes it when parents do. I wish more parents would get more involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2014

I agree with the previous post. If your kid is not academically up to the accelerated challengeof LEPA, then of course your child will not do well in the mental, and emotional aspects of the curriculum. If your child is challenged, and you just want to put them here because you've heard it is the highest scoring elementary school in the high desert, make sure your child is ready for the work ahead. No easy day here and my daughter loves it like that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2014

There are pros and cons to this school. If absorbing information does not come easy to your child then this school is NOT for you! My oldest is very book smart and does extremely well here but my youngest is has a REALLY hard time and is burdened with LOADS of homework. I spend hours a night with my 5 year old on homework. The standards are VERY high and they do not adapt to your child individual needs. They are extremely unforgiving of family emergencies if it effects your child's attendance. The teaching staff and principal seem to more driven by money/funding than the interest of the children. There is ALWAYS pressure to buy something and you are required to pay for a lot more than at most schools. The office staff, however, is WONDERFUL and always willing to lend a helping hand. I have dealt with a total of 5 teachers during my children's attendance here and 2 out of the 5 teachers were exceptional, 2 were ok, one was extremely difficult and not any help at all! She even went as far as discussing politics with my 7 year old and tried convincing to him why WE (his parents) were wrong. This is not a line you cross in my opinion. Very unprofessional and completely out of line.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2013

This school is great my kids came from Victor christian preschool and am a teacher myself and I switched schools 3 times before I was happy. This school is it!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2013

LePA has come a long way since it opened its doors. Although the saying goes, 'Don't judge a book by it's cover' many do. As a parent who has been with LEpA for many years, I would like to share their history. They began in a business facility for the first four years or so. Then they were able to lease the current property from Hesperia school district. Hesperia built the facility to be a six grade only school. Many want to put down the facility. You need to understand that the staff is making this facility work for them. I think they are doing an amazing job. They have high expectations, and are dedicated to helping each child learn as much as they can. This does result in very educated scholars and the highest test scores in the high desert. Every child is cared for at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2013

I pulled my child from this school after two years. The principal is horrible! She is rude and very cold! The children are pushed to get pefect scores on state testing. It's all about the Money..This school is underfunded and have a play area that looks like a prison yard. My child was very depressed after picking her up.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 4, 2013

we love lepa its been a part of our lives for a few years now. i would definetly tell others about this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2013

LEPA is BY FAR the best school in the High Desert! My daughter is in kinder and is reading at a 2nd grade level!! She can do addition, subtraction, count to 200, tell time and count money, and its only the middle of the year!!! I am so impressed by the academics of this school. I have other kinder age family members who don't come close to the academic skills my daughter has obtained. Her teacher is amazing and always pushes the kids to their full potential!! We love you Mrs. Strickland! Thanks to all the staff at La Verne for making this school year amazing for my daughter and our whole family!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 19, 2012

LEPA!!! I am not surprised that the API scores once again jumped...this time to a 911 for the 2012 academic year. Great job everybody...My daughter was with this school since they opened and was part of the first 8th grade graduating class.. The teachers and administrators are caring and hardworking and the scholars are bright, happy and all around awesome...I am so proud to be a part of this schools legacy!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2012

Congratulations LEPA!!! 15 students received perfect scores on their state test and my son was one of them. He was so excited about his math score and now understands why he had to work so hard. He now appreciates and values studying. We are so pleased with the director, teachers and office staff. What a wonderful school!!! Now can you please go to High School. Keep up the good work!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 29, 2012

This school is by far the best school up here in all the high desert area. This is my daughter's 3rd year at this school and it feels so good that I don't have to ever worry about her when we're apart. The teachers all love the kids and treat them as if they were their own. At first my daughter thought this school was too hard, but then as she was learning things that have always been difficult for her, she began to appreciate her education and really loves going to school everyday and learning. She always talks about how nice the principal is and how she is always going around to all the classrooms to say "hi" to all the kids. So if you're looking for a great school where your children will be safe, learn a lot, and be loved and cared for, then give this school a try. You won't be sorry!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2012

As quiet as it's kept, this is one of the best schools in the High Desert. This school is now going into its fifth year and they have excelled to the highest level. The staff, the director and the teachers are superb! My children as well as all the children are challenged to the highest level. When you get to the school you are greeted by the huge smiles, customer service and everyone knows you and the children by their names. You consistently see the principal walking around greeting each and every child as well as seeing her in the classrooms daily. There is an open door policy for any concerns you may have. Above all else, children are very respectful and there is no bullying or discipline problems at the school.If I could call something perfect, this is perfection! Thank you to all the LEPA staff for being so caring and challenging all children to learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2012

This school has been a wonderful surprise. Coming from Los Angeles, and finding a great school in the High Desert was a huge challenge. When we heard about LEPA, we contacted the school right away. We have been a part of the school since it opened in 2008, and it has never disappointed me. The teachers are at the top of their game, and the office staff is so helpful and polite. They seem to know each student by name, and treat them as if the students were their own children. The principal is impressive. With the busy school schedule, she always makes time to talk with parents. If you are looking for a great school that will treat you and your student as individuals, not numbers, as well as challenge your student academically, LEPA is the one for your. At LEPA, I know that my children are loved and well taken care of, which warms my heart.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2012

My kids have been coming to this school for a couple of years now. I am very impressed how hard the teachers teach the kids and how the office staff is helpful and the director has an open door policy when you have concerns. I don't have to worry about the safety of my children as I would in a public school. I find that my children are very motivated in their learning process and taking responsibility for their own actions. I did a lot of research before enrolling my children and I would highly recommend this school. Actually I would rate this school a 10.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2012

This is the worst school in all of the high desert! do not send your children here unless you want them to be treated poorly by the teachers and principal. this school is more about discipline then learning and it was the worst mistake taking my kids here! The principal is the major problem. My youngest was being mistreated by the teachers and instead of helping the situation we were told in so many words that it was our problem. there was also an accident report for my child because my child fell and bumped her head on the playground, the office staff contacted me and i spoke to my child and my child said she wanted to return to class and that she was okay. well the accident report that the principal signed stated that i " didn't want to pick up my child" Reading that was humiliating! I would never ever not want to come get my children if anything was going on. Beware of this school! the principal is the director of the school and they take their own complaints, which goes nowhere! i contacted the school district and hopefully i will get somewhere with them and put a stop to laverne treating the parents like this. the office staff is the only thing going good for this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2012

Great school, great teachers, well run. This is an example of what a quality education is.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2011

Let me start off by saying that the teacher's here at lepa are fantastic. My children love going to school everyday. The staff is wonderful and as caring as you are for your children. Now just to add the high school to it and its the perfect school all together. WE LOVE THIS SCHOOL....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2010

I cannot begin to tell you how great this charter school was. My son came out as bright as the sun at years end.We were so proud of our son! The teachers there all take an interest in the students, they inform you everyday of what progress they are making, the staff is loving concerned and always watchful of or little ones. Mrs Michelle Rhodes was one of the best teachers we could have gotten to experience our first child going through school. You Rock Mrs Rhodes!! We had our challenges but we worked through them together, as with anything else in life: you have to do your part. Our son passed to 1st grade with a confidence level that only parents would dream of. Parents who are looking for a school this is it! it doesnt get any better than this! If it does I'm all ears....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2010

This is a great charter school! My children are learning and happy. I can't say enough about how wonderful the staff, teachers and administration are. Everyone always puts the children first. Now that our children can go through eighth grade I hope they are planning on opening a high school. We can't ask for a better educational program for our children.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

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

This school's
API score

917

Change from
2012 to 2013

+6

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 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 met the state goal of 800.

API Growth scores by subgroup

In addition to schoolwide API scores, each student subgroup receives an API score.
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 met all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

917

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

+6

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 2012 and Spring 2013. 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)

9 / 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)

10 / 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.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school 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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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71%

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55%

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Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school 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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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81%

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63%

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%

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77%

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72%

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Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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87%

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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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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77%

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64%

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47%

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67%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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69%

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53%

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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86%

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Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 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

The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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82%

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66%

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Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

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75%

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n/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.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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Females89%
Males95%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
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Students with no reported disability90%
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Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate80%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)100%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students93%
Females92%
Males95%
African Americann/a
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino93%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability92%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate87%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)100%
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

All Students71%
Females83%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
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 graduate61%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)74%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students92%
Females90%
Males93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only91%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate72%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)100%
Parent education - college graduate100%
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

All Students76%
Females85%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino72%
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 disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability75%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
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)79%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students88%
Females85%
Males89%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability87%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only87%
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)85%
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

All Students81%
Females75%
Males92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
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)85%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students88%
Females90%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability88%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only88%
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)85%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students90%
Females90%
Males92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only91%
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)92%
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

All Students77%
Femalesn/a
Males88%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability77%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
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)75%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students69%
Femalesn/a
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
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)75%
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 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

English Language Arts

All Students92%
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 disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability92%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only92%
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

Math

All Students75%
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 disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability75%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students54%
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 disability55%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
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 Students81%
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 disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
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

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

Geometry

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

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students82%
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 disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
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 Students90%
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 disability91%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only91%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 58%
White 27%
Black 6%
Two or more races 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/AN/A
English language learners 17%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

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7280 Oxford Avenue
Hesperia, CA 92345
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