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Los Angeles Center For Enriched Studies

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Posted April 28, 2014

My son's school is LACES and the day we received our acceptance letter we all felt like we hit the lottery. My son enjoys going to school and is thriving there. In most LAUSD schools there is room for improvement esp in class size. LACES and their teachers do an amazing job with what they have to work with.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2014

I have twin boys who are 6th graders at LACES. Despite their differing strengths and learning styles, LACES has proven to be an excellent educational environment for both of them. The administration and teachers make an effort to focus on individuality and bring out the best in each student. We are almost finished with "Year 1" and i am still enamored with the school. LACES fosters curiosity and a desire for learning - which is invaluable.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 2, 2014

I feel very proud and fortuned that my kids are attending LACES having said this just like anywhere else there always room for improvement. For those teachers, staff, and parents that go above and beyond thank you, thank you, for all your dedication and hard work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 2, 2014

Being new to LACES and having heard so many things about middle school in general we were unsure what to expect. We have been very pleasantly surprised with the LACES experience. The teachers are great, supportive and warm, the counselors are terrific and very understanding of the middle school transition and the principal is inspiring! The parent community is very involved and there are lots of ways to get to know other parents and be involved. My child enjoys school and is thrilled by the nber of clubs and other opportunities there are for her. The academics are very good, not nearly as hard and scary as I had read about. My child does very well and is only working slightly harder than she did in 5th grade! Overall we are very happy and hope to send our younger child here as well!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 2, 2014

Our son is just finishing first year at LACES. We had to decide between LACES and New West. For us, the decision was difficult, because we thought the middle school experience might be better at New West (our friends with kids there are having good experiences). But we went with LACES because of the high school, and because a friend who is an education professor who knows the area schools recommended it as the choice he would make. Our son's first month was challenging -- the kids get about 1 to 1.5 hours of homework, and the atmosphere was initially intimidating for him. BUT, by maybe midway through the second month, he was totally adjusted and having fun. He has learned so much -- I am amazed. Our son is a bit nerdy, and he fits right in. I don't know where else you can find an open public school (as in, not application-based) with a culture that is so academic. The kids seem generally proud/ happy with the school. The principal and teachers have been responsive the couple times we emailed this year. So, for us the bottom line is that after years of worrying about where our kids would go after Westwood Charter (which we love) we now feel lucky to have wound up at LACES.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 1, 2014

We are new to LACES. Our son started 6th grade in Fall. We have been happy so far. Our son is a good student but not a 'wiz' in any subject. He has stepped up his game both in studying, learning and homework. He seems to enjoy what is asked of him and where he has stumbled we've gotten support from teachers. It really is a matter of beefing up his study skills which is exactly what 6th grade should be about. The classes do have 30+ kids but again he has stepped out of his shell and made his own connection to each teacher. Which makes us proud since it is a 'life skill' that will serve him later. We have had a number of MIddle school family dinners which a lot of our fellow sixth grade parents and kids have attended. There is a real effort to build up the middle school and the community which we appreciate. Our previous elementary school was very warm and cozy and we weren't sure how we'd fair in the new 1500 student school but the truth is 1500 is small considering it is both a middle and high school and we're finding the cozy. Is every class perfect? Nope. But we can see an evolution taking place and are happy to be here for improvements on an already terrific school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 1, 2014

When my son was admitted we were unsure whether he would find the focus on traditional academics and college preparation to be too much of a departure from what he was used to at his project based and nurturing charter elementary. Our concerns were totally unfounded. He is thriving both academically and socially. Our son has made friends with not only other middle schoolers, but some high schoolers as well. We have seen no bullying or other negative behavior: just an environment where everyone is devoted to doing their very best and helping each other. The teachers and administration here are approachable and take all concerns seriously. There are hard working parents, including middle school parents who are working to establish a greater sense of community for the middle school. I am so relieved to know that my son is provided for until he is ready to go off to college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 1, 2014

My son started this year as a 6th grader at LACES. He LOVES it. He LOVES going to school! He entered this fall an average student and, although the academics are challenging, he has learned study, writing and work skills that have earned him A's and B's. Talk about self esteem...LACES has given him this great gift! He has forged relationships with all his teachers, all of whom have taken a personal interest in him and his success. He loves his new friends in all grades and takes advantage of the athletic activites LACES offers for middle school at lunch. Bullies? His biggest fear! Quickly dashed when older students went out of their way (and continue ) to welcome him and even high five him this fall. As parents, we could not be happier with the approachable, fair and fabulous principal, Mr. Boger, and his faculty and staff. Without a doubt, the students are always their priority. There are also very active parent groups at LACES which foster a lovely sense of community and inclusion...LACES loves parent volunteers and welcomes all time and talent. We are so grateful our son is at LACES.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2013

LACES is over rated. Free yes but if your student is not a math and science whiz he will be made to feel miserable and dumb. Worst mistake was going here. Classes are large and kids with wealthy parents and tutors do well. Than there is everyone else. Creative, artistic, social science minded will not find anything at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 14, 2013

Our daughter is in 8th grade and we're very happy with the education she's received at LACES over the last two years. The principal is very approachable and the administration are friendly and efficient. On the whole we feel the teachers are good and the campus is a pleasant place to visit. There is a strong parent body and a variety of ways to be involved, with PTA and school meetings scheduled at different times so that most parents can attend if they choose. Even though it's a middle and high school it doesn't feel like a big school, and the majority of the students we've met are polite and seem keen to do well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2013

I have two sons at LACES and I am very happy with the curriculum, the school focus, the expectations of the teachers and the terrific parent interaction. They maintain a Parent Center, have regular coffee with the Principal and have several active parent groups. As a busy working professional, I like all of the varied opportunities to be involved. The new Principal is a roll up your sleeves and work type of administrator. It took two years to get my first son in and four years to get the second one in. You should understand and take max advantage of the CHOICES lottery process.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2013

I have long been an observer of the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES), first as an alumni interviewer for Yale University, and more recently as the aunt of two young men, Anthony and Gabriel Mack who are both students. LACES has been a consistently strong academic institution that also seems to have a created a strong community to support its students. As a product of LA Unified Schools and a one-time teacher in the District, I wholeheartedly recommend LACES for any and all financial rewards as it does an outstanding job of educating young people and preparing then to succeed in college.


Posted August 19, 2013

This school has been amazing for my nephew who struggled with his academics for years before he started at LACES.


Posted August 18, 2013

I have two girls in the 6th and 8th grade at LACES. I love this school and so do they. The teachers are committed to a great education. Parents are active and involved at the school. Mr Boger, the principal, keeps communication open via phone and internet groups and messages. The student body is racially mixed just like the rest of LA. My kids experience has been a friendly, nurturing environment where they learn from and respect other cultures.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 5, 2012

This is my son's second year at LACES. When we were excepted we felt as if we won the lotto. We are as happy today at LACES as we were the day we found out we got in. The parent groups are amazing, The Principal is very approachable and really cares for the students. I know my son is getting the best at LACES.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2012

My child has been at LACES two years and it has been such an amazing experience. To have your child want to go to school and look forward to it (especially through the difficult middle school years) says a lot about the school. I too have no idea where the review is talking about with regard to bullying and rampant drug use. My son speaks openly with me about school and has not seen any such problems. And the teachers are wonderful, responsive, communicative and helpful, and teaching, not trying to impress. It saddens me that someone would post such a negative review about such an amazing school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2011

I love this school. My child goes there since 6th grade. Their math department is very strong, especially love Mrs. Hill, her approach to students and learning is amazing, and I know my child picked up very important skills in both math and overall studying habits from this teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 20, 2011

We LOVE this school! I'm not sure what the previous poster is referring to but in four years at LACES I have not seen any evidence of bullying or rampant drug use. The teachers are TEACHING, not worrying about being cool. I know my child is being well prepared for college in addition to learning in a safe, nurturing environment. He loves going to school every day!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 8, 2011

We were really UNHAPPY with this school. Bullying abounds all over the campus and the teachers are trying so hard to be cool and liked by the students that they look the other way and rarely discipline or even comment on it in the classroom. The administration and counselors do nothing to help change a negative situation. The academics are mediocre with test scores being the only goal. Drugs are everywhere. The middle school kids are virtually ignored because admin focuses on the high school having high test scores so they can get high ranking. After 2 awful years at LACES, we took our student out as soon as we could switch to another school and the difference is astonishing! We know many parents and students who are not satisfied with LACES.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2010

I graduated from LACES in the late 90's but I had two siblings graduate recently (2008, 2010). We all found LACES to be a supportive and diverse learning environment while preparing us for University classes. I personally loved being at LACES and was sad when I had to leave. The teachers there inspired me to become a high school teacher myself. I highly recommend LACES!


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API score

897

Change from
2012 to 2013

-11

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

10 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

7 / 10


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API score

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Change from
2012 to 2013

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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.
English Language Arts

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

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
80%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
96%
English Language Arts

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

237 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

164 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
41%
English Language Arts

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

239 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
80%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

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82%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

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

241 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

241 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
87%
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 25% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
17%
Algebra II

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

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
19%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
79%
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.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
18%
Algebra II

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

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
7%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
63%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
43%
Earth Science

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

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n/a

2011

 
 
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English Language Arts

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

241 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
87%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
56%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

241 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
76%
World History

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

241 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

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Algebra II

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

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Biology/Life Sciences

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
34%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
20%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
68%
English Language Arts

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

215 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
70%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
24%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
37%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

148 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
24%
U.S. History

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

212 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
64%
World History

The state average for World History was 19% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

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n/a

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n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students75%
Females74%
Males75%
African American65%
Asian91%
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)90%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduate63%
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to state71%

Math

All Students76%
Females76%
Males76%
African American63%
Asian94%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability77%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate58%
Parent education - high school graduate69%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate87%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to state77%
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 Students97%
Females97%
Males98%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
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Students with no reported disability97%
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduate96%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students77%
Females80%
Males75%
African American60%
Asian86%
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)89%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate83%
Parent education - high school graduate63%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate87%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to state69%

Math

All Students63%
Females66%
Males59%
African American32%
Asian71%
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)76%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduate74%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate68%
Parent education - declined to state61%
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 Students62%
Females66%
Males57%
African American37%
Asian79%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability62%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate90%
Parent education - declined to state53%

English Language Arts

All Students78%
Females76%
Males79%
African American50%
Asian88%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability77%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate83%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to state74%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students82%
Females80%
Males83%
African American55%
Asian85%
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)89%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate74%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to state85%

Science

All Students88%
Females86%
Males89%
African American75%
Asian95%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability89%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only88%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate83%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate98%
Parent education - declined to state89%
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 Students32%
Females24%
Males37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino30%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)36%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability33%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only32%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented39%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate9%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state42%

Algebra II

All Students47%
Females46%
Males47%
African American18%
Asian63%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)49%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability47%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only47%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented59%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)45%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate63%
Parent education - declined to state37%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students61%
Females57%
Males65%
African American40%
Asian76%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate76%
Parent education - declined to state56%

Earth Science

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Malesn/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students84%
Females87%
Males81%
African American75%
Asian91%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability86%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only84%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)88%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to state84%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Samoann/a
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Geometry

All Students100%
Females100%
Males100%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
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)100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability100%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only100%
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)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to state100%

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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Physics

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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
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

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Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students36%
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
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Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students21%
Females19%
Males25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino26%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability23%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only21%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented30%
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 state19%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students86%
Females84%
Males89%
African Americann/a
Asian94%
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)88%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability86%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only86%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
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 graduate89%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state86%

Chemistry

All Students55%
Females50%
Males60%
African American30%
Asian60%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability55%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented63%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to state47%

Earth Science

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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
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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 Students90%
Females92%
Males88%
African American88%
Asian96%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only90%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate83%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)89%
Parent education - college graduate96%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to state87%

Geometry

All Students83%
Females84%
Males80%
African American82%
Asian82%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino75%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate82%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)75%
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to state85%

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

All Students81%
Females79%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability83%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented83%
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 graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to state67%

Science

All Students85%
Females82%
Males89%
African American68%
Asian95%
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)94%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability85%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate80%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)81%
Parent education - college graduate92%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate96%
Parent education - declined to state81%

World History

All Students70%
Females61%
Males82%
African American52%
Asian75%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino59%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to state64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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English learnern/a
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Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students8%
Femalesn/a
Males14%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability9%
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 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

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students66%
Femalesn/a
Males69%
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 disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented79%
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 graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students17%
Females8%
Males27%
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 disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability15%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only17%
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 state17%

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 Students78%
Females80%
Males74%
African American61%
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability79%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)100%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to state69%

Geometry

All Students33%
Females36%
Males31%
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 disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
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 state15%

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

All Students64%
Females51%
Males79%
African American33%
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented72%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate61%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)87%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to state52%

Physics

All Students50%
Females42%
Males59%
African American18%
Asian53%
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)64%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability50%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented59%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate28%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)77%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to state48%

U.S. History

All Students78%
Females75%
Males81%
African American57%
Asian88%
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)91%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability80%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate62%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)89%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to state69%

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.

239 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
99%

2010

 
 
99%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

239 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
100%
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 Students100%
Females100%
Males100%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American100%
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Economic Status Unknown100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learnern/a
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students100%
Females99%
Males100%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American96%
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged99%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Economic Status Unknown100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learnern/a
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
Hispanic 30%
White 28%
Asian 23%
Black 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/AN/A
English language learners 1%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

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

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
Dance teacher(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Tutor(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
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School leaders, update and verify information here.
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) School Experience Survey asks parents, students and employees about their school's learning environment. Results provide insight into school climate, such as whether the school is academically rigorous, engaging, safe, and collaborative. Learn more

We organized questions from the LAUSD School Experience Survey into five categories. The respondent group-level results (parents, students, and school employees) show the percent of each respondent group that agree or strongly agree that the school has positive results for that category.

Overall school results for each category are calculated by averaging across group-level results, ensuring that each respondent group is equally represented. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all LAUSD schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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Based on 1678 responses

This school provides ... 1

High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and students that agree to strongly agree that this school sets high academic expectations for its students and expects them to be college-bound. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Future Expectations (Parents), School Quality (Parents), Future Plans (Parents), Opportunities For Learning (Students), Future Plans (Students).

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This school
70%
agree
 
District average
72%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
72%
 

District average

 
70%
 

Students

This school

 
68%
 

District average

 
74%
 
Healthy, respectful relationshipsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a positive learning environment and cultivates an atmosphere of respect. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Support (Students), Commitment and Collaboration (Employees), Satisfaction (Students), School Support (Students).

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This school
71%
agree
 
District average
77%
agree
 

Students

This school

 
59%
 

District average

 
74%
 

Employees

This school

 
82%
 

District average

 
81%
 
A safe, clean and orderly environmentWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents, students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a well-kept facility and a safe environment conducive to learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Cleanliness (Employees), School Safety (Employees), Safety (Parents), School Cleanliness (Students), School Safety (Students).

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This school
67%
agree
 
District average
70%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
83%
 

District average

 
78%
 

Students

This school

 
50%
 

District average

 
58%
 

Employees

This school

 
66%
 

District average

 
74%
 
Strong family engagementWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school engages parents and communicates with families to promote student learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Parent Involvement (Employees), Feeling of Welcome (Parents), School Involvement (Parents), Teacher to Parent Communication (Parents).

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This school
61%
agree
 
District average
68%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
53%
 

District average

 
66%
 

Employees

This school

 
70%
 

District average

 
71%
 
Teacher support and opportunities for collaborationWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of employees that agree to strongly agree that this school ensures that teachers work well together, learn from one another, have opportunities for professional development and feel supported by the administration. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Evaluation (Employees), Opportunities for Involvement (Employees), Professional Development (Employees), Resource Allocation (Employees), Teacher Collaboration and Data Use (Employees).

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49%
agree
 
District average
66%
agree
 

Employees

This school

 
49%
 

District average

 
66%
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents16121%
Students147090%
Employees4742%

12012-13 Los Angeles Unified School District School Experience Survey

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School basics

School Leader's name
Fax number
  • (323) 938-8737

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Tutor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
  • Buses/vans for students only
  • School shares bus/van with other schools
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • College/career center
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Swimming pool
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
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5931 West 18th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90035
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Phone: (323) 938-1620

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