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Alhambra Senior High School

Public | 9-12 | 9 students

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $249,100. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,420.

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Posted May 15, 2014

Alhambra is a great school. There isn't trouble unless you go looking for it. The lunch is horrible though, the pizza tastes like glue... However there many great teachers on campus (I'll admit a handful of not so great ones), and everyone is very welcoming. This is easily the best school in the area. Although sometimes teachers and ASB go overboard with school pride, there are many opportunities for leadership, sports (we aren't really a "sports" school) and there are clubs galore. It is a rather large school though, with upwards of 3,000 students, however if you need help, counselors are sure you will get it.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 24, 2013

Alhambra high school is a great school! My daughter just finished her sophomore year and is excelling in her classes and has always been able to get in AP classes and honor classes with no problems. School is beautiful & teachers are wonderful. Some more helpful than others but no school is perfect. CST are high and Alhambra high school has a great rating. I went to Alhambra myself in the late 80's when the school wasn't rated well. The school district has really but a lot of work into building Alhambra into the school it is! today !
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2012

Alhambra High School is a great school. It has provided my daughter with many educational opportunities that were not available through LAUSD. She has been with the Alhambra school district since fourth grade when I transferred her over. She has improved dramatically since and has excelled in areas she was once backed-up in. Overall, it has been a pleasant and pleasing experience for her and for us as parents to see that she's come so far. I recommend Alhambra High to other parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2009

I his alot to offfer to all its students!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Go Dogs!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2009

Great atmosphere,loyal alumni, concerned staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 29, 2008

I love this school!!! I look forward to going, not only to see the close young population of Martinez, but also because my teachers turn the curriculum into something to look forward to! I couldn't imagine a school I'd rather go to.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 13, 2008

This school is one of the best schools in the area, and is located in a scenic area.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 21, 2008

I went to alhambra for 4 years, and it's a great school. People complain about how the classes are spread out, but after you first few months there you get the layout figured out pretty quickly, and you're able to get there with enough time, and if not then maybe you needed to cut down on visiting with your friends. As for the teachers, they're great, they do everything they can to help you, if you want it. And then there are some that don't care, but they're pretty few. It's a mixed school, with a wide diversity of students. Also it's a pretty quiet school, you still do have some problems from time to time, but not many. The test scores don't necessarily reflect the quality of education there, due to the fact that after a while as a student you get fed up with all the standardized testing.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 18, 2007

I am a parent of a Sophmore. I just want to say how wonderful the teachers are. My son is so motivated by them. They really try and help my son do his best. I can't say enough about them. The counselors work hard for your child.The office staff is wonderful too!Keep up the good work!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 8, 2006

Alhambra High School has had a bad rap for too many years. It is a beautiful school with a fantastic principal and caring staff. The curriculum is second to none and they continue to try and reach the diverse population at their specific levels and make them as successful as they possibly can.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 29, 2006

Alhambra is a very good school. I just went to open house a couple of days ago, and all of my daughters teachers are great! I made all of the bells too. High school campuses are fairly large, and classes are never grouped together. Back in the 70's when I was in hs, my pe class and my history class were on either end of the campus. That's why they give you 10 minutes between classes to get there. It's unfortunate that some parents have a chip on their shoulder and must bring a school down because their child might not be living up to their expectations. My daughter is thriving and is a straight a student. She loves alhambra because she participates and gets involved in the community. I give alhambra straight a's.....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2006

You've got to be kidding! Although Alhambra HS's reputation has increased somewhat in 20 years - it is still bad. High level of teen anti-social-ability do not make this a great school. So many tardies because the classes aren't grouped on campus - I don't know how they do it. I know I wasn't able to make one bell on time at the Back-to-School nights 2 of the 3 years I went.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2006

My daughter is thriving at Alhambra HS. She is an honor roll athlete. I'm a hands on parent who is involved in my child's education. I meet her teachers, and have each of their email addresses. I correspond with them regularly. It's very easy with so many students for a child to be overlooked and I think it's true wherever a child goes to HS. Alhambra is a good school and we are very happy there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 20, 2005

Some good academics. Tightly knit community. Can be difficullt to get into Honors or AP classes. Large teacher turnover consistent with inadequate principalship and little teacher mentoring.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 27, 2005

It's a good school. I'm glad my kids are attending. The math program could use improvement, the CPM track didn't prepare one of my college bound children adequately. That was about the only shortcoming I found. Teachers are good for the most part.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 17, 2005

Its great! The education is good and the teachers get involved with the students!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2005

I have found this school to be somewhat mixed. There are some teachers who seem to care and others that don't seem to care at all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2004

Our childrens education is very important to us. Therefore, we are selling our beautiful home in Martinez and putting them into a better High School such as neighboring Miramonte, Campolino or Acalanes. All of these schools, in neighboring cities, are ranked in the 800's while Alhambra is ranked in the low 600's. It is an absolutely horrendous High School. This is their third Principal in three years and still no one knows what they are doing. We are done. We are moving!
—Submitted by a parent


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API score

825

Change from
2012 to 2013

+4

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

6 / 10


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API score

825

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2012 to 2013

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8 / 10

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Algebra I

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

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
58%
Algebra II

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
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100%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
93%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 38% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 62% in 2013.

298 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
66%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 16% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
42%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
33%
Algebra II

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
65%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
73%
Earth Science

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

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
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English Language Arts

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

294 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
63%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
49%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
100%

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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

293 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
60%
World History

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

290 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
61%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
13%
Algebra II

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

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
51%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
81%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
45%
Earth Science

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

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
n/a

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n/a

2010

 
 
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English Language Arts

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

255 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
62%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
29%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

273 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
61%
World History

The state average for World History was 19% 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

Algebra I

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Females58%
Males61%
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Hispanic or Latino57%
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Pacific Islandern/a
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White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
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Students with no reported disability60%
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Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented79%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate40%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

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Males91%
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Gifted and talented89%
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Parent education - college graduate92%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

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Females84%
Males94%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
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Students with no reported disability90%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only88%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)80%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students58%
Females50%
Males67%
African Americann/a
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
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Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students76%
Females80%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asian69%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disability45%
Students with no reported disability77%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate75%
Parent education - high school graduate64%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to state85%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students70%
Females66%
Males73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability77%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)72%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students74%
Females66%
Males84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate78%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Physics

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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

All Students38%
Females53%
Males26%
African Americann/a
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)39%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability40%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)34%
Parent education - college graduate48%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students64%
Females60%
Males70%
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)60%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented65%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students45%
Females45%
Males46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)48%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented58%
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate56%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate63%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students79%
Females70%
Males91%
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)80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability79%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students44%
Females42%
Males44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability43%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students68%
Females76%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability71%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate50%
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students29%
Females24%
Males39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)28%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Non-economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability29%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only29%
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)27%
Parent education - college graduate30%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate18%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students100%
Females100%
Males100%
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)100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability100%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only100%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students60%
Females65%
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asian67%
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)65%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Students55%
Females54%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented80%
Parent education - not a high school graduate20%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
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 Students27%
Females31%
Males24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino36%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)23%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only28%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students23%
Females17%
Males29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)24%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
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)23%
Parent education - college graduate27%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students69%
Females71%
Males67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students38%
Females29%
Males50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)44%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
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)35%
Parent education - college graduate38%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students34%
Femalesn/a
Males40%
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)42%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability22%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
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 Students63%
Females68%
Males58%
African Americann/a
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)67%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability67%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students12%
Females0%
Males18%
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)10%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability12%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only12%
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)19%
Parent education - college graduate8%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students77%
Females67%
Males90%
African Americann/a
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)77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability77%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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 Students66%
Females61%
Males70%
African Americann/a
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)68%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disability28%
Students with no reported disability72%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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
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.

309 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

304 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
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 Students92%
Females97%
Males85%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Declined to state88%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability43%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner50%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students94%
Females98%
Males91%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Declined to state91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged98%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability33%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner67%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

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

Source: California Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 54%
Hispanic 25%
Two or more races 10%
Asian 4%
Black 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 18%N/AN/A
English language learners 5%N/AN/A

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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150 E Street
Martinez, CA 94553
Phone: (925) 335-5810

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