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El Capitan High School

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3 stars

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Posted June 17, 2014

Congratulations to Zachary Charles Norton on his graduation from El Cap today! We love you. Cheers to El Caps Class of 2014!


Posted February 17, 2010

I am proud to have my boy graduating from El Cap this June. He has excelled in the arts and regular classes because this is the only School in our aera that offers them. Sincerly a Proud Parent
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

If your a football fan then this is the school for you, because that is the key at this school. Annie the finanace clerk is warm and friendly, Mrs. Barnett AVID Advisor wll get the answer to any questions you have regarding your childs education- more teachers like Mrs. Barnett are needed to be there for the student. Parents be involved, the adminstration staff will be here to help.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2009

I had 3 children attend and graduate from El Cap. I found the admin. staff excellent. They went far beyond my expectations. All 3 kids are very successful and I believe it's in part to the dedication of the staff. J. Herman is the best academic advisor around. My kids all loved Annie the Finance Clerk. Mr. Coulsby is just about the best teacher and mentor that you could ask for. I liked the smaller size of the school and feel I made a good choice when selecting El Capitan as my students high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2009

I am a parent of several students at this school. The administrative staff's ineffective leadership has impacted the academics, which are below average as the test scores indicate. The support staff is perceived as unfriendly and parent involvement is not readily welcomed. The safety of the students is not a high priority and often students are unsupervised at extracurricular activities. I have encountered many inappropriate behaviors on campus, not the least of which are foul language and PDA. On a positive note, I have found most teachers to be caring and easy to communicate with.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2008

The school is not engaging. It isn't safe and lacks basic respect for students and parents from administration to the students. That's a reflection of the leadership from the principal on down and I'm not sure what the Mission is, except to promote sports. We have moved our student to a school we believe is safer, respectful and will prepare her for the challenges of college


Posted October 18, 2007

Best high school the US!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 4, 2007

I think the school lacks teamwork and goal setting from the leadership down.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 12, 2007

I went to El Cap a few years back. It was a great school. The teachers are all great and really fun. Its kids mostly fit into the east county mold,laid back and chill. I still live in East County and would love for my children to attend El Cap one day!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 30, 2006

El cap is a good school. We have good teachers and nice enough students. This year we got a good football team 5-0, drumline who won 1st in 1st comp, league champ field hockey team and other great teams go ec!
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 18, 2006

My experience is good so far. I have a 10th grader there. We're an East County family for 20 years, and MexicanAmericans -the kind that barely speak Spanish but look like we do:-) It's our 1st year in Lakeside and her 1st year at El Cap; she went to TDS in 7th & 8th and knows a lot of people. She loves all her teachers, holds a 3.5 GPA, has 2 honors classes & involved in 3 clubs. I think, it's attitude more than anything, teacher and student. She wants to learn. There are plenty of students that don't want to be at school or feel they need to work instead, for various reasons. Lakeside is a community friendly to low-income populations. Diversity is good for Lakeside. Diversity brings challenges. El Cap has +/- but it's good, making improvements regularly. Most faculty do care & are longtimers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2005

I was totally disappointed at the quality of education at El Capitan. My second daughter just graduated in June 2005. I do have to say the dance program is excellant and run by a teacher who cares about the kids both in and out of school. If you have a chance opt out for this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2005

This school is a good school. I used to be a student! The enviornment is laid back and easy going.The culture is simply east county ( desert kids who drive lifted trucks and listen to rock or country) it was a nice school to go to.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 28, 2005

This school is pretty good!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 5, 2005

I am a freshman at El Capitan High School. I believe that if you stick with the right people this school should be no problem. I am currently in 3 honors classes and have a GPA of 4.16. Eric Garcia
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 3, 2005

Great school! Good place for kids! Caring teachers.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 4, 2004

We are of hispanic decent, I have a son at El Cap and he is having the best time of his life. He has played on two sports teams with no problems. He has friends that are white, hispanic, indian and black and has had not one problem this year. The teachers and principals are great, the coaches have been awesome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 27, 2003

My children enjoy going to this school. They like their teachers. They excel in their subjects. They enjoy participating in a sport they like. This makes me very happy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2003

This school has horrible extracurricular activities, but the teachers are pretty good.


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This school's
API score

747

Change from
2012 to 2013

+10

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

4 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

2 / 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 its schoolwide API target for 2013.
  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

747

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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.
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2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

4 / 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.

277 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
37%
Algebra II

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

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Biology/Life Sciences

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

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
55%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

341 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
56%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
16%
Algebra II

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
60%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

276 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
27%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
44%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

373 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
41%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
17%
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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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

374 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
40%
World History

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

381 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
52%
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

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
7%
Algebra II

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

161 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
16%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
46%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
24%
Earth Science

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
13%
English Language Arts

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

338 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
43%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
8%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
52%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
23%
U.S. History

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

356 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
54%
World History

The state average for World History was 19% 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

All Students23%
Females21%
Males25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)25%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability24%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented48%
Parent education - not a high school graduate7%
Parent education - high school graduate14%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)28%
Parent education - college graduate31%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate23%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

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Biology/Life Sciences

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Females61%
Males61%
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 disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability62%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented72%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate36%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

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English Language Arts

All Students66%
Females69%
Males64%
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)71%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability16%
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate63%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate75%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Malesn/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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Geometry

All Students72%
Females69%
Males76%
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)70%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability72%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented72%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)71%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
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Samoann/a
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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Migrant educationn/a
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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

Physics

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Native Hawaiiann/a
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World History

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Malesn/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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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 Students7%
Females10%
Males5%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)5%
Economically disadvantaged3%
Not economically disadvantaged12%
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 graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)15%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students45%
Females45%
Males46%
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)43%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented51%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate55%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate33%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students32%
Females29%
Males36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Native25%
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)38%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disability3%
Students with no reported disability37%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only34%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented55%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate42%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate41%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students64%
Females68%
Males60%
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)58%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented73%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
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 Students47%
Females54%
Males41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
American Indian or Alaska Native23%
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)52%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disability12%
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate36%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate61%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students25%
Females26%
Males22%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino15%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)26%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability25%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented34%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate19%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)24%
Parent education - college graduate36%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate32%
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 Students43%
Females43%
Males44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino34%
American Indian or Alaska Native46%
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)48%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disability5%
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented69%
Parent education - not a high school graduate39%
Parent education - high school graduate30%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate52%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Students43%
Females37%
Males49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino38%
American Indian or Alaska Native23%
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)45%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only43%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented66%
Parent education - not a high school graduate46%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)45%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate50%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students5%
Femalesn/a
Males7%
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)6%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability6%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only5%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students7%
Females8%
Males7%
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)9%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability8%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only8%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented11%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate2%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate8%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students36%
Females41%
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)37%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability40%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented71%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students38%
Females19%
Males51%
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)35%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented39%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate54%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)39%
Parent education - college graduate18%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students37%
Females40%
Males35%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino38%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)34%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability34%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)27%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students42%
Females46%
Males38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino27%
American Indian or Alaska Native62%
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)44%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability44%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented63%
Parent education - not a high school graduate22%
Parent education - high school graduate40%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate49%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate48%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students5%
Females7%
Males3%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)5%
Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantaged5%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only5%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented6%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate11%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)4%
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 Students35%
Females39%
Males33%
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)42%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability36%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented37%
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 graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate25%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students43%
Females29%
Males53%
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)48%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability44%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented57%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students53%
Females43%
Males61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Native60%
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disability31%
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented69%
Parent education - not a high school graduate29%
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate54%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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.

394 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

393 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
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 Students82%
Females89%
Males76%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
American Indian or Alaska Native100%
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability38%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner56%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students86%
Females86%
Males86%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino82%
American Indian or Alaska Native80%
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability55%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner88%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 64%
Hispanic 24%
Two or more races 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2%
Black 1%
Asian 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47%N/AN/A
English language learners 3%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 7%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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