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Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School

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Posted May 20, 2009

This school offers challenging courses that will be used later in life
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 12, 2009

I go to this school and love it! Although, we are still are not quite organized because its a new school. But the teachers are great and care about their students. The teachers really motivate us and I think our school has a lot of potential, even though we are under-funded.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 16, 2008

this is a great school its IB and has great extra-curricular activities
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 24, 2008

they are good in some parts in other they seem not to care and is dissapointed. but overall classes are productive and we actually learn new and good things. teacchers are great not sure about the principle and the rest of the staff but teachers are great.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 22, 2008

I love this school!!!!!!!! It is soo great!!! I love that my teachers care and show us that they care. I like how the principal is always staying on top of things and he does what he needs to. Going to this school was one of my best decisions yet!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 22, 2008

I only wish this school had instrument.... and a bigger lunch are that is covered.. Other than that it is an awsome school
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 17, 2008

It is an excellent school(: I like it a lot and my child attends this school; I am really happy it is now a I.B. school. Now students could have a better opportunity to go to college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 15, 2008

worst school ever. there is no form education and its missing the zesty-ness
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2008

firebaugh high school is awesome.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 9, 2008

Great school. Excellent Principal Leadership and student participation. Students are more involved/active in learning. Excellent preparation for a better future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2008

The school is wicked. The teachers (some) are superb at motivating the students. The teachers are friends with the students but they are still firm in getting something through our thick heads. One thing is for sure, the science departments are under funded and I know many teachers that have had to pay out of their pockets to buy materials. (And let's face it, teachers aren't exactly flowing with money.)
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 16, 2007

The new school is still going through its initial organizational stages. However the Teachers and the Principal are firmly committed to going to the highest levels possible when the sky is the limit.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2007

Parent involvement is at a very high level. Parent meetings are held each week in the Parent Center. The IB Program M.Y.P requires 30 hours of community service on behalf of students and parents, and most parents tend to serve the hours at our school. Parent involvement is not scarce at all. We've been accredited as a school, and now we have our own sports, and vocal and instrumental classes will be offered. Firebaugh High School is an overachieving school, and an epitome for many school districts who've now adopted our curriculum.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 17, 2007

It is a great school that my child loves going to. It has a great academic system and great teachers with great support. I would recommend it to any student looking for a great education.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 16, 2007

The school has a lot of potential. The are a lot of great teachers and students here. Many departments are under-funded (Science; Biology and Chemistry lab equipment has not been purchased, Special Ed; more T.A.'s needed, ELL students; supporting materials needed). The IB program promises too much and simply does not deliver. Because administration has banked their reputation on the success of the IB program, the kids involved in this program are being catered to (more informational meetings for parents, more training for teachers, more materials for students) despite the fact that they only represent a small % of the general student population. All these problems are further exacerbated by a principal who lacks vision.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 23, 2007

Great school, great enviroment, motivated teachers and students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2007

I like the campus but not the administraitors.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 4, 2007

This school has impressed me off the charts. The first year was an okay year for my child. However I began to notice during her second year in Marco Antonio she began to face many challenges. The teachers are quite stimulating and very informative. These teachers are incredible, they are always there helping students understand the subject. I give this school an A+ for motivation and ambition. After all it isn't the brains that counts, it's the perspiration.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2006

My overall feeling is that it is best to move my child out of this district. The problem starts with superintendent and board members and then trickles down to administration whose best interest we as parents cannot clearly identify. It is a shame that so many millions of dollars are not going into improving an underperforming district. As a parent, I can only do my part and pray for true change in a hopeless district.
—Submitted by a parent


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API score

691

Change from
2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

2 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

3 / 10


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API score

691

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Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 25% in 2013.

316 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Algebra II

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

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Biology/Life Sciences

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

498 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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30%

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25%

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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.

463 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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44%

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34%

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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.

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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14%

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31%

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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.

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5%

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1%

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Algebra II

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

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
20%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
4%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

411 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
20%

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12%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

485 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
34%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

367 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
1%

2012

 
 
3%

2011

 
 
1%

2010

 
 
6%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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45%

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14%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

481 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
30%
World History

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

506 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
23%
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.

240 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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5%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
1%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
47%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

292 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

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14%

2011

 
 
7%

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4%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

374 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
28%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

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1%

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6%

2010

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

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

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

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35%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
14%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

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U.S. History

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

393 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
24%
World History

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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0%

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7%

2010

 
 
14%
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

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Non-economically disadvantaged10%
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English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - not a high school graduate11%
Parent education - high school graduate15%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)7%
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state18%

Algebra II

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Biology/Life Sciences

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Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability33%
English learner1%
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate27%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)33%
Parent education - college graduate35%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state37%

Earth Science

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English Language Arts

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Males42%
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Non-economically disadvantaged36%
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Students with no reported disability45%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate38%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state45%

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Geometry

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Males21%
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Non-economically disadvantaged13%
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Students with no reported disability14%
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Fluent-English proficient and English only15%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented30%
Parent education - not a high school graduate12%
Parent education - high school graduate12%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)23%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state16%

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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World History

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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.

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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Algebra II

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Males15%
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Students with no reported disability21%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only22%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented45%
Parent education - not a high school graduate28%
Parent education - high school graduate12%
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state23%

Biology/Life Sciences

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Males8%
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Hispanic or Latino6%
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Economically disadvantaged6%
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Students with no reported disability5%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only9%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate11%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
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 state3%

Chemistry

All Students13%
Females13%
Males14%
African American11%
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 disadvantaged14%
Non-economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability15%
English learner1%
Fluent-English proficient and English only16%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented42%
Parent education - not a high school graduate13%
Parent education - high school graduate12%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)22%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state14%

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
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 Students36%
Females42%
Males32%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino37%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability37%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant education50%
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate37%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)43%
Parent education - college graduate23%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state40%

Geometry

All Students1%
Females1%
Males1%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino1%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged1%
Non-economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability1%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only1%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented0%
Parent education - not a high school graduate1%
Parent education - high school graduate1%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)4%
Parent education - college graduate0%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

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

All Students45%
Femalesn/a
Males46%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students28%
Females28%
Males29%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino28%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability28%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
Migrant education33%
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate17%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state33%

World History

All Students27%
Females22%
Males32%
African American26%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino27%
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 disadvantaged32%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability29%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only34%
Migrant education33%
Gifted and talented71%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate22%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate23%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state30%
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
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Gifted and talentedn/a
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Parent education - college graduaten/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students5%
Females2%
Males9%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino6%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged4%
Non-economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability6%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only8%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate6%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state6%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students77%
Females76%
Males78%
African Americann/a
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 disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate69%
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)73%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state88%

Chemistry

All Students10%
Females9%
Males10%
African American7%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino10%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Non-economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability10%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only12%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented39%
Parent education - not a high school graduate5%
Parent education - high school graduate10%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)9%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state12%

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
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
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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

English Language Arts

All Students33%
Females36%
Males30%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino34%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability33%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented79%
Parent education - not a high school graduate22%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state36%

Geometry

All Students4%
Females0%
Males7%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged4%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability4%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
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

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

All Students44%
Females41%
Males49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability44%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented58%
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state43%

Physics

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

U.S. History

All Students52%
Females51%
Males53%
African American53%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability55%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state51%

World History

All Students0%
Females0%
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability0%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only0%
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.

531 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

529 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
78%
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 Students75%
Females80%
Males70%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American56%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Economic Status Unknown60%
Students with disability8%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner37%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant education75%

Math

All Students78%
Females79%
Males78%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American44%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Economic Status Unknown80%
Students with disability24%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner54%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant education92%
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 95%
Black 4%
White 1%
Asian 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93%N/AN/A
English language learners 21%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 3%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)
Dance teacher(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Tutor(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

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

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Band
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama

Language learning

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

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Tony Hua
Fax number
  • (310) 637-8041

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Tutor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • College/career center
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Performance stage
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama
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