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Lompoc, CA
Students enrolled: 1,427

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4350 Constellation Road
Lompoc, CA 93436

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(805) 742-2900
(805) 733-4156
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March 14, 2015
I being a military kid have gone to many different schools but Cabrillo High School is the worse school that I have attended. Over 1/3 of the freshmen students get pregnant and people seem surprise if you leave here without having a child. The amount of students getting high and wasted is insane and out of control and the teachers and staff don't really care. Teachers will also fib students grades is they beg enough, getting an A is pretty easy but earning it is a different story. Teachers also don't truly teach either, they're more interested in the students personal life's and love sharing theirs. There is absolute no dress code either at this school, the staff "cracks down" on some students for having shorts that are barely shorter than their fingertips while other students have half of their butt showing and their stomachs exposed and no one cares. Colored hair is supposedly not aloud but lots of people hair red, purple, blue, pink, and green hair. Many students love to show affection at lunch and before school so many couples spend all their time sucking each other's face and all on top of each other. Used condoms are not an unusual thing to find around campus.

- submitted by a student
April 12, 2012
Cabrillo has had the Air Force JROTC for a little over two years. The instructors are not able to agree on which door to walk the students through let alone what they will teach them on a day to day basis or who will get to wear which "special" green uniform. If a student has a high ranking military parent, THAT child will get the special treatment, never mind whether or not he or she can actually offer anything to the program on his or her own. Equipment has been stolen from the room while these instructors hold the watching students up to be "outstanding" examples. The core values that should be taught are only words; in actuality it's who you know, step on the little people and do the best you can for yourself. That's what the lt. colonel has taught by example and the msgt. has only proven that screaming in the faces of adolescents does no good whatsoever.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2011
My daughter has just begun her fourth year at Cabrillo. This school is known for it's aquarium, water polo and musical programs. The Madrigals get a lot of money for some unknown reason. There are several sports programs but not much money directed there. Excellent track, tennis and water polo (both girls and boys) and you'll hear something good about ladies golf! Lompoc High wipes the floor with the Cabrillo team at nearly every annual competition. My kid has done theater and Air Force JROTC. As in most schools, some of the teachers at Cabrillo are outstanding; while others are a severe waste of space. Same for parents. They are all people. What it comes down to is if you want a Great School then be involved and aware of what your child is doing. Ask questions. Volunteer.

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2010
The school campus is in terrible condition, paint is peeling, blinds in the windows are broken, the landscape is awful, dirt and weeds. Teachers have walked out. Students have been bullied by coaches.

- submitted by a student
no rating November 11, 2009
It is the best school my kids could nhave ever attended

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2009
My daughter started attending Cabrillo High School after we moved here in November of this school year. She is in her freshman year and in a special education class and her teacher is also the department chair person. She has had a wonderful experience there and has truly enjoyed the Drama department that they have at Cabrillo. The drama department puts on school musicals etc that are truly 'professional' in their appearence. I have nothing but praise for the teachers and staff at Cabrillo High School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 14, 2009
Cabrillo High School offers a wide variety of academic courses and extracurricular activities. There are many sports, musical groups, and clubs for the students to participate in. They offer multiple AP courses and just added an AP Music Theory course. The cross-country team is excellent, the band performs at multiple festivals, and the teachers are caring and dedicated. There seems to be a lot of turnover in administration and staff, though. This school provides a comprehensive education above that of the average public school.

- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2009
Cabrillo is a great school for Arts, Music, Athletics, and Marean Biology. Cabrillo has a great art department, an award winning band and choir, a very athletic school and and a amazing aquarium known nation wide.

- submitted by a student
February 12, 2009
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- submitted by a student
December 02, 2008
I just enrolled my son this year and the teachers are so good and attentive to my sons' needs.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2007
The academic curriculum appears to be excellent, though the AP students are overworked and given too much homework. This is far beyond the need to prepare for college. The Physical Education Dept. needs to be overhauled. for Parent involvement is not sought out on a regular basis, unlike prior years at Cabrillo. The Drama/Choir Department is excellent for the students. The Principal caters to teachers, not students' needs.

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2006
Cabrillo High is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 24, 2005
Great high school. my daughter has fully enjoyed herself at this school. Has competitive AP courses. Sports are available also. Aquarium is awesome.

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2005
Great school. Aquarium is wonderful

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2005
Good academic program. There is an incredible variety of extra-curricular activities, including sports, music, theater and many clubs. Many 'air-force' families. The school culture is fairly conservative. Student leaders are ususally involved in sports.

- submitted by a teacher
December 02, 2004
My child had an outstanding experience at Cabrillo High School. The courses were challenging and the teachers really cared about the success of my daughter. She was in AP coursed primarily and did well. There were a couple teachers that were unusual in their teaching approach, but in time she learned to work with that. Overall, my daughter was well prepared for her transfer to a four year university.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2004
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- submitted by a former student
September 09, 2003
I have had children Graduate and Children attending now, We have teachers with no experience teaching higher level Math and English classes! Most of our children are not ready for College after graduation. The students who excell end up teaching most of the classes during the school year! Nothing but mass confussion in that class!

- submitted by a parent

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Cabrillo High School
4350 Constellation Road, Lompoc, CA  93436
(805) 742-2900
Last modified Cabrillo High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Cabrillo High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top