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Norman N. Glick Middle School

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Posted May 22, 2012

This is simply the worst school my children have ever gone to. If your children are unfortunate enough to attend this school, do them a favor and transfer them to a neighboring school district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 15, 2012

I'm so sick of Glick!!!!! They single out kids and have there favorites!! You would think this is a military school!! They wrote my daughter up for wearing cut off shorts that are nice and neatly cut and are longer than the finger tip.. I see girls with very low cut shirts that shows way to much, piercing, hair colored, and tattoos... My daughter can't wear cut off's?? My daughter dresses with class I don't even allow her to wear make up!! If u have other options besides Glick middle school, I would go with another school!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 19, 2011

Gick Middle school is not a good school. The vice princable is very harsh on the students. It seems their only concern is punishment. They run their school like a military school. Getting suspended could very easily ruin a chance at a collage schalorship. At this school you can get suspended for the littlest things! Also they only have 7 and 8th grade. La Loma is such a better school.


Posted May 21, 2009

This school has an excellent principal, Ms Mikkelsen, and dedicated teachers who enjoy working with middle school aged students. The music and drama programs are a wonderful way for students to make friends. My daughter has become more independent and confident while attending Glick.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2009

Glick gives a great opportunity for kids to enjoy themselves and to academically do better throughout highschool and college later in their lifes. It sets them on the right path. I highly recommended sending your child to this school. The teachers are fantastic although the discipline is slightly off-chart, it is none-the-less an excellent school for children to learn in a more sanguine and optimistic light.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2009

Glick is an amazing school. The focus is on academic achievement and building well rounded students. Glick also offers a great music program and an outstanding after school drama program. The school produces two music concerts each year along with a full scale musical production. I don't think any other middle school in the area offers what Glick does. I highly recommend that you send your children to Glick if given the chance.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 4, 2006

My child just started 6th grade at Glick this fall. He is in the honors program, and his teacher is fabulous! He constantly challenges them, but he is fair and flexible. His quick wit keeps them amused! Also, the school dances are fun for the kids. I haven't formed an opinion about the principal yet. Kudos for Glick Middle School!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2006

My experience with this school is that they suspend the children for very minor disciplinarian actions. School suspensions do nothing to help the child him/herself. It only leads to lost days of education-the child gets behind. They do very little to actually work with the parent and find alternate ways that work with the families.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2006

My daughter goes to Glick Middle School. Both the Principal and Vice Principal have no concern, or care, I do not recommend this school at all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2006

Glick has been a great school for our daughter. She is a gate student and they have a good program. Not much for extras only music, yearbook. Not much parent involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


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API score

831

Change from
2012 to 2013

-9

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 10


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831

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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.
Change from
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7 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
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Algebra I

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

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English Language Arts

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

195 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
47%
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.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
52%
English Language Arts

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

224 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
62%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
47%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

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

232 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

223 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
71%
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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English Language Arts

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Females71%
Males65%
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Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
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Students with no reported disability69%
English learner25%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate75%
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate62%
Parent education - declined to state58%

Math

All Students45%
Females37%
Males55%
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)52%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduate60%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate54%
Parent education - declined to state39%
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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Females50%
Males61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability55%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented76%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females67%
Males64%
African American43%
Asian77%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learner24%
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate73%
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)72%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to state41%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students43%
Females40%
Males46%
African American14%
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)58%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate50%
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate43%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate43%
Parent education - declined to state37%

Geometry

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Migrant educationn/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

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students45%
Females38%
Males53%
African American20%
Asian62%
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)54%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate52%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate65%
Parent education - declined to state21%

Science

All Students72%
Females70%
Males75%
African American43%
Asian77%
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)75%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learner32%
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate74%
Parent education - high school graduate71%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 51% 52%
White 33% 26%
Black 7% 6%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 54%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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