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Hubert Howe Bancroft Middle School

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3 stars

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2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
Based on 5 ratings
2012:
Based on 8 ratings
2011:
Based on 2 ratings

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Posted July 2, 2014

This is a great school. Each two to three weeks there are meetings with principal. We got to ask questions and go into classes to see how kids work with their teacher. The teachers are great. My kid actually had fun while going to school. One of the best teachers there are Mr. Stiles, Mr. Hauser, Ms. Lawrence, Mr. Sutton, Mr. Gonzalez, Mr. Sussan, and Mr. Adrian. Yes there are some things you might not like about school, but doesn't every school has its flaws. By the way my kid just graduated from this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 24, 2014

Bancroft middle school is a great school . I graduated Bancroft as class of 2011 and never have I had problems here (only when I got MYSELF into them). Teachers were really respectful and ready to teach all the time. Almost all the reviews on this school and teachers are negative, but this is coming from a former student who experienced this school. Teachers were good, great. Every class I had, I passed with a B or better, I was an honor roll student, 3.4 gpa and it was all because of the teachers and their encouragement. I recommend this school. I feel proud of the students there because I know they're being taught as well as I was.


Posted October 11, 2013

It smells like trash there is alot of trash in the school. I reccomed this school to shut down my kid went here and everyday he would cry coming home from school .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 29, 2013

Ms Rico has always been very responsive to my concerns/requests. She has personally responded to my emails and has even called me at home. She cares about the students immensely. Susan Webber is another fantastic administrator who really cares about all the students of Bancroft. This school agrees to teach every kid that walks in the door, unlike many/most charters that pressure kids with disabilities or low test scores to leave their schools. I have been very impressed with the caliber of many of my child's teachers at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 13, 2013

THIS SCHOOL IS GREAT,,, MY DAUGHTER GRADUATED FROM THIS SCHOOL AND SHE WAS VERY HAPPY THERE, NOW MY SON WILL GRADUATE NEXT YEAR AND HE ENJOYS GOING TO SCHOOL, BECAUSE HE KNOWS HE HAS GREAT TEACHERS WHO ACTUALLY CARE ABOUT A STUDENT.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2013

Don't send your kids to this school!!! The staff is very unprofessional, the principal is always hiding from parents . it's a very bad school overall. It doesn't even deserve a star.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 13, 2013

I was disappointed the way this principal treats her staff/teachers. I was planning to transfer my kid to this school as referred by my friend whose kids graduated here 4 or 5 yrs ago. My friend told me that the teachers in this school go beyond their job to help her kid developed & improved character. So I decided to inquire unfortunately, while I was in the school office no one is in the reception area .But I could see through a window and heard a high pitch voice coming from the principal's office that she's scolding a staff or teacher or whatever. The way she talked sounds unprofessional & as if no respect to the co- workers. I am a professional parent, how can I transfer my kid in this school if this kind of principal talks that way to her collegues, what more to the students? Not a good example.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2012

hello my name is elliott alper i began going to this school in 1968 and lasted until 1969 and then to emerson junior high in 1970 and graduated in 1971, bancroft was too small for its p.e. field and the kids were not friendly emerson had good students and i was a friend to a lot of them. im sure that bancroft has changed thruout the years but i would not send my kid there at all, emerson is a great school. i graduated in 1971 and now its 2012 and im happy to fulfill my working years and thats all, bancroft is one star on my list.


Posted July 31, 2012

Well i think this is a great school so whatever people say wont stop me!!! if it werent a great school then why be in this page!!! so watever


Posted July 1, 2012

I am very disappointed. Teachers tell you at Open House that they don't want too much parent involvement. My son scored high on the STARS state exam and was placed in AP classes. He had to miss some days due to illness and they were quick to send out truancy letters. He was not performing well in class and I asked him why. He said that the English teacher scolded him for asking a question. After that, he was afraid to ask for help. When my husband went to the school, the teacher seemed shocked and admonished him that he was to use school loop. Both my husband & I are computer literate. I find it to be neither user friendly nor useful but the teachers hide behind it. My son failed 2 of his classes even after teachers promised that if he turned in all assignments and did extra credit work, he would pass. I made sure he did all hw & made 3 20-mile round trips in search of grunion for extra credit to no avail. Based on his grades, I doubt that he learned a thing. The teachers are cowards & liars. Did not want to talk to us face to face & waited until school was out to send out his report card so that it would be too late for us to speak to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2012

I guess it would depend on your race because if you were not hispanic, your child will get blamed and the teachers will assume that your kid is not going to learn anything. Maybe this is a good school for you, but not for my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2012

This school doesn't have a clue on what the other students are really doing. I understand that they can't watch all kids but they stress on the bullying and I seen it happen in front of their eyes, but they didn't do anything. For example, there was a talent show where a student was rapping and putting another student down. Later after the show the girl was crying. Why is this acceptable? I also think they should change the principal because she doesn't seem to have a clue on what was going on. I liked the previous one better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2012

I wrote a review as a teacher about five years ago. It was a positive review then and it absolutely continues to be a positive review now! I truly love the collection of deeply committed teachers and sweet students. I mean, the kids are AAHHH-MAZING! My colleagues are supportive. Overall, I can t imagine being anywhere else. I have worked at two very different schools in my teaching career and I can t say it enough, this is the school for me. I hope to rewrite my review in five more years because I am staying put and I am not going anywhere!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 26, 2012

Having been a parent of a student for three years at Bancroft, I can honestly say that this middle school is one of the finest in LAUSD. It has many program options for students and one of the best SAS programs because of the enormous dedication from teachers, coordinators and staff in general. Whenever I had a question or concern it was very well addressed and dealt with. As adults, we must know how to resolve conflicts and set good examples for our children and I can imagine that teachers do the same. If you speak in a demeaning way and out of rage about the place where you work and your boss, you always have choices. Go work somewhere else!! Your students do not deserve such bitterness. Think about students first, and always. Bancroft may not be the best place for everyone, but it was certainly the place for my son and for many others who have bloom and succeeded at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2012

Bancroft Middle School is a great place to learn. The majority of our staff member are devoted to ensure student progress. In support of this, our school's API score rose nearly 50 points, which was the highest percent increase in LAUSD district 4. Enough said.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 27, 2011

I am know a freshmen and that was the worse school I ever went to too many fights and people do drugs.Dont go to this school bad school.The teachers don't even know what going on with there students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 10, 2011

It's a great school, most of the students get good grades and there's a few slackers.


Posted July 8, 2009

i love this school i recommend going to Bancroft. I am an eighth grader and Bancroft has helped me learn so much.sure the school has very poor but many teachers care about there students.The teachers try to get there students ready for high school and college they not only help you with your studies they can help you with problems you might have at home .So if your not sure where to go to middle school go to Bancroft .It has taught me many new things.Also ,it has a wonderful dance teacher she can really help you. ms.king our drill team coach helps you too and i love that i am from Bancroft. It is one decision i will NEVER regret.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 11, 2008

I am an alumni of Bancroft, graduated in 2006. This is an honest opinion from someone who had experienced 3 years in that school and is now a junior. Although at the time I might have disliked the school attending Bancroft is something I don't regret. Of course like any other school changes can be made. During my three years there I was lucky enough to get some of the best teachers I have had. I'm not saying all teachers were great but for the most part I was lucky enough to have some very good teachers by my side. I recently learned that many of the teachers I had are now gone which may be why there have been some bad reviews but know this: Bancroft is not all that it sounds to be if anything it is (if not was) one of the most well-rounded schools I know
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 28, 2008

Bancroft Middle School for me is a very low class school, it has low acedemics and does not have all the books that students need to learn and to succed to college. The students are very ill-tempered, as well. In which the school is very harmful.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

764

Change from
2012 to 2013

0

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

4 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school did not meet its schoolwide API target for 2013.
  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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  • This school did not meet all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

764

What is the API?
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
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2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank
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4 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
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API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
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.

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
36%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
39%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
83%
English Language Arts

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

329 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

292 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
31%
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.

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
44%
English Language Arts

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

304 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
40%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
16%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
80%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

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

322 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
31%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

306 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
38%
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 Students52%
Females55%
Males48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state56%

Math

All Students43%
Females44%
Males40%
African Americann/a
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)55%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability43%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate51%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)39%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state40%
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 Students66%
Females84%
Males33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability65%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented73%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state82%

English Language Arts

All Students47%
Females54%
Males39%
African American64%
Asian58%
Filipino64%
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability21%
Students with no reported disability49%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduate39%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state46%

Math

All Students43%
Females43%
Males41%
African American31%
Asiann/a
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)47%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability32%
Students with no reported disability43%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduate40%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state40%
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 Students27%
Females29%
Males24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino24%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only27%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented44%
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state29%

English Language Arts

All Students49%
Females57%
Males39%
African American55%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability22%
Students with no reported disability50%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented85%
Parent education - not a high school graduate40%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to state57%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students16%
Females16%
Males17%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino14%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability22%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate18%
Parent education - high school graduate18%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)8%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state18%

Geometry

All Students68%
Females64%
Males75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented77%
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 Students48%
Females50%
Males46%
African American36%
Asiann/a
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)65%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability52%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduate46%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate52%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate62%
Parent education - declined to state45%

Science

All Students73%
Females74%
Males73%
African American73%
Asiann/a
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)68%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability76%
English learner42%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate71%
Parent education - high school graduate77%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)77%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to state71%
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
Hispanic 81%
Black 7%
White 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87%N/AN/A
English language learners 15%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)
Dance teacher(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse

Arts & music

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

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
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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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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
66%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
70%
 

Students

This school

 
62%
 
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
73%
agree
 

Students

This school

 
66%
 

Employees

This school

 
79%
 
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
71%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
75%
 

Students

This school

 
50%
 

Employees

This school

 
86%
 
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
64%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
62%
 

Employees

This school

 
66%
 
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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This school
54%
agree
 

Employees

This school

 
54%
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents21733%
Students76387%
Employees3036%

12012-13 Los Angeles Unified School District School Experience Survey

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Maria Rico
Fax number
  • (323) 461-8246

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
  • School shares bus/van with other schools
School facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Parent center
  • Performance stage
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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929 North Las Palmas Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038
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Phone: (323) 993-3400

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