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Bonita High School

Public | 9-12 | 1985 students

 

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Posted September 20, 2013

Bonita High School is a superb school, with nearly all aspects of school-life flourishing. Arts, sports, and most-importantly academics are all taken seriously there. It is currently a California distinguished school. The campus is a great size, not too large and classes are easy to find. If you are struggling in a subject, there are so many options of classes to fit your needs. Bonita has a fantastic Freshman CORE program, and an abundance of athletic options for every season with friendly coaches. The arts program is also one of the best I've ever heard of, with complex theatre arts classes and clubs, a fantastic array of bands, an abundance of art classes ( such as jewelry making, and one of the best choir programs in the nation. Bands have performed at the LA County Fair, and in many competitions (always winning awards). In short, this school absolutely covers the triple A (arts, acedemics, and athletics) and should definitely be a consideration for people looking for a successful high school life.


Posted March 1, 2012

Great behind the wheel students. Most of Bonita High School students are very defensive. They look out for others.


Posted June 5, 2011

If you have an over achiever child they will be treated much differently than if you have a child who struggles and/or has learning difficulties. Those with very high grades and good test scores are treated well, those who struggle are treated with distain and are sometimes humiliated by the teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2011

We have been very pleased with the Education 2 out of our 3 children have recieved at Bonita, the third will enter BHS in 2013. We are proud to say our oldest is graduating in 4 years at Berkeley with an Engineering degree. Her success in college stemmed from the support and the academic rigor during her years at Bonita. Thank you teachers, staff and Administrators.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 4, 2011

Your kids are in danger at this horrible school. At this very moment, Bonita High School is being investigated by the California Department of Education for refusing to let parents participate in meetings regarding their children. The CDE is currently investigating violations of ELEVEN different federal and state laws. The special education teachers and school psychologists are incompetent - so are their general education teachers. At a meeting held at Bonita High School a month ago, it was discovered the their teachers are completely unaware of the No Child Left Behind Act. Run, don't walk from Bonita High School if you want your child to receive an education. They've harmed my child - don't let them to the same to yours. At Bonita High School, your child will be left behind.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 17, 2010

Bonita High School is the cream of the crop. If you want your kids to have the best time in high school, and still learn a lot...make them go to Bonita. I had so much fun being involved in clubs sports and asb, it made me wish that high school was 6 years instead of 4! Most of the teachers are amazing and very helpful. They take their job very seriously and still make the classes fun and will joke around with the students. So basically the definition of amazing is Bonita High School!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 3, 2010

We have a handicapped son and we were very impressed with the special education teachers. They are supportive and really listen to the parent and the child. They really care and pushed my son just the right amount. When he would be enrolled in a class with the jocks they would immediately transfer him so he would get teased. We were so proud when he graduated with his class in 2008.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2009

This school is amazing. It not only has teachers who care about their students and stay hours after school, come in early in the mornings, and spend their lunch periods to help students, but they also connect with them. The school is such a close knitted school. Teachers and students are friends and it's a very friendly environment. When I moved and had to come to this school, I was surprised and shocked at how nice everyone was. Not only that but they have the most amazing arts programs. Band has amazing shoes, Drama puts together great performances, and Art is displayed proudly. And that's just the students and teachers! There's also so much parent involvement that helps make this school that much better.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 9, 2009

Our school is in the top 100 school listings for CA, and they speak the truth. I'm currently a student there and feel the teachers are deserving more credit to their teaching methods. The school does a lot for our students by pumping up rallies and giving goals for everyone at their own pace, that way they challenge each student within their level, not expecting a 2.0 student to be 3.0, but perhaps a 2.5. I just feel the school deserves the money especially because though the teachers are great, not all of our classrooms have a full set of books for each individual student! Nor does our school have any lockers, so students are forced to carry all their books and thus a higher chance at lost/stolen textbooks that are already in low quantity. So there are a lot of helpful ways Bonita High School could use the money wisely, and this is coming from the student! Cheers to all (:
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 18, 2009

Bonita has educated my 2 grandchildren well, and it has many excellent programs. The music program, is especially worth mention. I believe that Bonita cultivates the entire child in all areas, emphasizing educational growth and creativity. Bonita is excellent preparation for any college the graduates wish to attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2009

Bonita High is a wonderful school due to all the support the students recieve from the teachers, parents, and community. My daughter is getting a great education while also enjoying her high school years!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

Bonita High School is my alma mater and my children attended the school. The school has a fair and secure atmosphere, which helps student grow intellectually and socially. The school also encourages the natural creativeness of the students. Bonita High School's administration and faculty enable each student to flourish in a safe and nurturing atmosphere. Students at Bonita receive the education they deserve, which will benefit them for years to come.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

Great programs for students who want to advance.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Bonita has the best teachers, they are committed to making their students successful adults and leaders in their communities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

From academics, arts, music and sports our school rocks! Teachers and parents are always pitching in for our kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

I admire how the teachers and administrators along with parents, show up to the school activities to support thier team and students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The school has very high academic standards. The school has a very nice atmosphere. The teachers are very approachable and respond back quickly to parent concerns. The athletic program is very competitive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

A great school for both education and also a great school for the expansion of proper thinking for students of the high school age.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

Great teachers, great sports and activities and great education
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2009

I am a Senior at Bonita and this is a really good school to go to if you want to learn and have fun at the same time. The teachers are really helpfull and will do anything to help you succede. I recommend this school to any student looking for a good school.
—Submitted by a student


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This school's
API score

864

Change from
2012 to 2013

-1

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

8 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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This school's
API score

864

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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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API Statewide Rank
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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)

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

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

262 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
49%
Algebra II

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

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
90%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

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Earth Science

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

481 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
65%
English Language Arts

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

471 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
72%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
36%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

172 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
70%
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.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
26%
Algebra II

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

155 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
58%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

390 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
60%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
61%
Earth Science

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

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
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English Language Arts

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

472 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
64%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
29%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

472 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
69%
World History

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

481 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
28%
Algebra II

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

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
24%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
68%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

222 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
59%
Earth Science

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
n/a

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English Language Arts

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

484 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
63%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
15%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

213 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
64%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

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U.S. History

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

499 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
69%
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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Females64%
Males49%
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Hispanic or Latino51%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate56%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate59%
Parent education - declined to state50%

Algebra II

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Earth Science

All Students73%
Females70%
Males76%
African American71%
Asian79%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability77%
English learner27%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate46%
Parent education - high school graduate69%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to state48%

English Language Arts

All Students81%
Females83%
Males79%
African American76%
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability83%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate64%
Parent education - high school graduate82%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)80%
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to state48%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

All Students70%
Females67%
Males74%
African Americann/a
Asian77%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability70%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate62%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
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

All Students44%
Females50%
Males39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)44%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability48%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate46%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students56%
Females56%
Males56%
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)58%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability56%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented74%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)39%
Parent education - college graduate62%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate72%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students69%
Females73%
Males66%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disability22%
Students with no reported disability75%
English learner33%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduate64%
Parent education - high school graduate51%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)72%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to state52%

Chemistry

All Students69%
Females75%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)73%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students89%
Females85%
Males93%
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)91%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability89%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only89%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)86%
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students72%
Females76%
Males69%
African American47%
Asian95%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability75%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduate70%
Parent education - high school graduate51%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate78%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate90%
Parent education - declined to state60%

Geometry

All Students27%
Females26%
Males28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino24%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)30%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Non-economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only27%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate18%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)33%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate33%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students86%
Females76%
Males100%
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)82%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability86%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only86%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
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 Students80%
Females77%
Males84%
African American47%
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disability52%
Students with no reported disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented99%
Parent education - not a high school graduate83%
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)82%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate97%
Parent education - declined to state65%

World History

All Students65%
Females57%
Males72%
African American47%
Asian86%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disability28%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner33%
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate57%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state36%
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 Students29%
Females28%
Males30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)18%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability34%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only30%
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)30%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students35%
Females35%
Males36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)43%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability36%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented67%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)33%
Parent education - college graduate38%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate53%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students76%
Females75%
Males79%
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)81%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate64%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students60%
Females53%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability61%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate77%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate56%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate69%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students68%
Femalesn/a
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability70%
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

English Language Arts

All Students74%
Females76%
Males72%
African Americann/a
Asian58%
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)82%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability75%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate75%
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)71%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to state47%

Geometry

All Students22%
Females19%
Males25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino8%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)45%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Non-economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability22%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)27%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students61%
Females52%
Males73%
African Americann/a
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability61%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate80%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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

U.S. History

All Students75%
Females71%
Males81%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability79%
English learner33%
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate72%
Parent education - high school graduate66%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)73%
Parent education - college graduate78%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to state47%

World History

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

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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

490 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

490 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
91%
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 Students91%
Females94%
Males88%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American79%
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Declined to state100%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Economic Status Unknown79%
Students with disability40%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner67%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students92%
Females95%
Males90%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American74%
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Declined to state96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Economic Status Unknown80%
Students with disability46%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner75%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

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

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 43% 51%
White 40% 27%
Two or more races 8% 3%
Asian 5% 11%
Black 3% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 20%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Spanish
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School Leader's name
  • Robert Ketterling

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  • Spanish
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Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Diving
  • Field hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
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La Verne, CA 91750
Phone: (909) 971-8220

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