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Celerity Nascent Charter School

Charter | K-8 | 545 students

 

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Posted June 11, 2008

I'm glad to have the opportunity to let everyone know how wonderful celerity nascent charter school is. This was my son's first year in kindergarten there. His teacher mr. Wood has been helpful to me and my child by providing us with simple handicrafts, classroom exercises, and a wealth of knowledge to prepare my son for regular schoolwork. Your wonderful mr. Wood~~ keep up the good work!! however, i would like to encourage all parents to get invlove in your childs education. Make sure you help them with their homework, and please make sure they turn it in when it's due. Paraent involvement is the key to a child's success! try it. Iw
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2008

This school Lacks Organization. Although I feel as though the Teachers were more than qualified. I was extremely happy with the Kindergarden Instructor Mr. Wood, which my son was blessed to be a student for. My daughter was a 4th grader and I saw the teacher student interactions. I sat and volunteered in classes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 6, 2007

This is only the 3rd semester for Celerity. My grandson started kindergarten here and I am very pleased. Give them a chance.


Posted September 5, 2007

Unfortunately , this school lacks administration, organization and qualified teachers. The middle school failed the 7th graders all together. They did not receive books until the end of the school year and the classrooms were overcrowded. The school was more focused on receiving funding , then making sure the students were getting a solid education. Parents if you are serious about your child/erns education, I beg of you to not send them to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 5, 2007

Celerity continues to prove it self by raising their test scores each year. I have seen some changes in teachers in the last couple of years. Celerity has great and highly qualified teachers who are devoted to their students. The administrators, teachers, and personnel of the school are exceptional in every way. I look forward in the years to come as we continue to be a part of the Celerity family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 7, 2007

I was a former 7th grade student at Celerity Charter School, it's sad to say that the whole school is a disappointment to me.This school is very unorgainized,and needs to have teachers that really do care about the students.Through out the whole school year we were barely prepared for the SAT,and just got our scince books at the end of the school year.They replaced wonderful teachers with horrible ones. Please consider looking into the school before you send your child there.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 30, 2007

There seems to be a lot of new teachers but these teachers seem anxious to prove themselves. The admin. are very liberal and open minded, their focus is entirly academic. There is a lack of parent participation. They invest heavily in alternative education and extracurricular activity. Ahmad
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2007

Celerity Nascent is an amazing school with a dedicated staff and administration. The school culture is invigorating and challenging academically. The school also has an excellent enrichment program. They provide dance, yoga, karate and art for the students. The parent investment and involvement is also very high at this school. I am glad I enrolled my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2007

Three of my children attend Celerity. My oldest daughter had a hard time reading at her previous school. She has made a complete turnaround here at Celerity. She is motivated by her teachers and everyone seems to care about her as a person. She is able to find role models at the school. Now it is hard for me to see her without a book in her hand.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 22, 2007

Celerity Nascent Charter School is generally a good school, but needs the financial help to make it better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2007

This is my son's first year at Celerity and I can say that I absolutely love it. My son is in the 2nd grade and is constantly being challenged. I can't wait until my 4 year old attends next year. Mrs. Wang is a good teacher. She keeps my son motivated and coming home talking about new things that he's learned. The teachers and administrators are always friendly and take care of business. I would recommed anyone to go to that school. The only thing that I would say that they are lacking is good parent participation for their meetings, but you can't blame the school for that. They might not have the same extracurricular activities as the regular public schools,but I don't mind paying for those small perks.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2007

I thank God for Celerity Nascent School! this school is the best thing ever, my son is doing great, I know he is very difficult but they treat him with love and understanding, thank you
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 22, 2007

I was excited to have my children attend the school.I was disappointed with the administration. They need to be stronger. Every function they have is always unorganized. Some teachers don't have control of the class. The same parents are always volunteering, they don't stick to their volunteer or uniform policy. Mr. Graham and Mr. Hoctor are great. My children made lots of friends. I had to take them out because I could no longer handle the discipline problems the school had and lack of organization. I was there at least once a week, if not more so I know that the more time you spend there the more you get to see and the areas they lack in. They are trying but I'm afraid they will end up being just like the schools we took out children out of for a better education. I wish them lots of luck.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 13, 2007

This is my son's first year at Celerity. I am very impressed with the teachers, and the leadership. Mrs. Canada and Mr. Knox know the children personally and actively participate in their development. I communicate with my son's principal, assistant principal, administrator's, and teachers regularly, and there is a cooperative effort to get the best out of my child. I like the fact that there is a high level of parent involvement and that on any given day, there are parents on campus interacting with the children. I like the fact that Celerity has an 'open door' policy, and I can drop in and observe my child in class at any time. I wish for Celerity the type of funding that would afford them computers for every student, and even smaller class sizes for their middle school students. C. Pressley
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2007

This is my daughter's first year (3rd grade) and I am truly impressed. I want more communication from her teacher, but overall it's a great place and I highly recommend it to those that want a quality education for their children without leaving the 'hood'. Mrs. Canada goes above and beyond as an administrator. You can truly see the love and devotion she has for the kids. It's technically not a 'pretty' school, but I am not interested in a 'cute' environment for my kid. I want her to learn. They focus on parental participation (which I love) and students are responsible for themselves (which I appreciate). Keep up the good work.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 28, 2007

I feel fortunate to have my child in a small environment surrounded by so many professionals that take a genuine interest in my child's education. Celerity continues to show tremendous growth with each year. I tell all that I can about this unique school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 9, 2007

As a second year parent of a 5th grader this school is not what it is cracked up to be.There is no order,no communication and I am starting to question the credibility of the teachers.This schools main focus is money.Although, it is free for my child..I didn't realize the fine print.Every trip they plan us parents have to pay for.If we don't pay than our child cannot participate. This is a new school and I think instead of high price field trips they need to focus on getting these children consistent with their education.The uniform policy is a joke! This school needs a serious faculty evaluation and change or they wont be around to long.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2007

I think Celerity is a great school due to the fact that my children are happy the have strong teachers good after school programs and firm rules that are needed in a school. true it's not your typical school setting with the big play yard but that let's the kids know there here to learn. when my son was at a regular school that's all he talked about recess know he talks about what he learned and test and healthy eating which is more important than playing. Want to say thanks to Ms. Solis 1st&2nd grade teacher and Ms. Pak Kinder for teaching my kids the importance in life.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2006

There is no doubt that Celerity has room for improvement in terms of their facility. The space seems too limited for the number of classrooms/grades they have. But I am willing to give them a break and give the school a change. But in terms of academics, I can honestly share that they are really trying and I am satisfy with my son's first grade teacher. Great job Ms. Cook. For the parent that states that they call you for everything; I must say 'deal with it and stay involved'. I never, ever mind when the school calls me to discuss an issue that involves my son.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 20, 2006

The school policy at Celerity Charter School is absurd. Their policy is to call you for every little thing your child does, but they never seem to be able to contact you when it is important. Only a small handful of parents are involved in the program. Their academic program is no different from a normal public school. My overall experience at this school was terrible. I urge other parents to speak to the parents before enrolling their children. I give this school a F.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

910

Change from
2012 to 2013

+19

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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API score

910

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Change from
2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank (2012)
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English Language Arts

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

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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56%

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68%

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Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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79%

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86%

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69%

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Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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79%

2012

 
 
65%

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66%

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%

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94%

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87%

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43%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
77%

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50%

2010

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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87%

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83%

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48%

2010

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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

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English Language Arts

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

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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81%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
33%
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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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60%

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47%

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53%

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15%
English Language Arts

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

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
40%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

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

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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77%

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54%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
46%
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 Students84%
Females91%
Males76%
African American84%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged84%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability84%
English learner53%
Fluent-English proficient and English only90%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate67%
Parent education - high school graduate85%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)91%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students90%
Females95%
Males85%
African American88%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged91%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learner71%
Fluent-English proficient and English only94%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate83%
Parent education - high school graduate92%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)91%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students56%
Females53%
Males60%
African American69%
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students92%
Females91%
Males94%
African American94%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability95%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only94%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate84%
Parent education - high school graduate92%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)100%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students79%
Females79%
Males80%
African American79%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate75%
Parent education - high school graduate81%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students100%
Females100%
Males100%
African American100%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability100%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only100%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate100%
Parent education - high school graduate100%
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

All Students79%
Females95%
Males59%
African American70%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability83%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate77%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students90%
Females96%
Males84%
African American84%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability95%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only92%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate92%
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 Students88%
Females100%
Males72%
African American83%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged86%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability94%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only92%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate91%
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

All Students75%
Females94%
Males59%
African American75%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate79%
Parent education - high school graduate79%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students87%
Females94%
Males82%
African American90%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged88%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability88%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate86%
Parent education - high school graduate93%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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

English Language Arts

All Students81%
Females89%
Males71%
African American77%
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 disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability81%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only84%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate81%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students81%
Females78%
Males86%
African American77%
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 disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability81%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only84%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate75%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students60%
Females79%
Males36%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate60%
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 Students56%
Females71%
Males36%
African American58%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability56%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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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
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

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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
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Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students77%
Females86%
Males67%
African American85%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability80%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate81%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students80%
Females93%
Males64%
African American83%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability80%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate73%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 58% 7%
Hispanic 41% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
White 0% 27%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Vielka McFarlane
Special schedule
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Fax number
  • (323) 733-2977

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3417 West Jefferson Boulevard
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