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Fred C. Beyer High School

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Posted June 2, 2010

Want to earn TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS CASH $200?!?!? Sell me your 2009-2010 Beyer High year book! It's okay if it has been signed or written in, so long as it's in good condition! Email diamondtiara AT rocketmail DOT com for CASH!


Posted July 24, 2008

As a former student of Beyer, I think this is one of the best high schools in Modesto. Trying to talk to a counsler is pretty hard and it is a bit crowed, but overall it was the best 4 years of my life. And I also felt really safe during school hours.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 24, 2008

As a former student, it's hard for me to criticize my high school, but I will. I graduated in 2004 after four long years. I loved the high school experience, don't get me wrong. What I hated was the lack of instruction. Teachers were there to get their pay checks, not ensure student success. Of course there were a few that did care about their students...Thanks Fredeking, Gunther, Clark...The administration would help only if it gave them a good image. The attendance women viewed students as scum, and to be honest I didn't take anything I learned there with me to college. I am graduating magna cum laude in May and by no means do I owe any gratitude to Beyer or their staff.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 10, 2007

As a former student of Beyer, for all four years I went there, I had the best time of my life. From teachers, to students, to saftey, its nothing but great! I love Beyer and would really recommend it to anyone want the best time in high school...


Posted January 9, 2007

Here's a true story from an '06 graduate, now attending a UC in SoCal. There wasn't anything fancy about Beyer, but I suppose the academics were a lot better than other Modesto high schools, lots of AP courses to take. AP students tend to form a bond since most of them all take the same classes. However, a lot of students tend to cheat (at both CP and AP levels) which was pretty bad. Certain teachers would favor certain students (typically 'preps') over others, and it sickened me and fellow students, but nothing could be helped. As far as I know, it was tough to contact counselors usually in the beginning of the year due to new students/messed up schedules/hellish first month or towards the end of the year because of graduation. PS I knew James! Good times in Drama (awesome program).
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 30, 2006

As a former student of Beyer I can say for a fact that this school was one of the worst I have ever been to... The only upside for me was the drama program. ~James
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 22, 2006

Although extremely overcrowded, Beyer has great teachers and academics. Not to mention the extra curricular activities. I used to hate English, and now it's my favorite subject. Beyer is overall one of the best schools.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 15, 2006

Excellent school - my son did very well there. The administration is wise enough to bring the freshmen in slowly so they can adjust. Only deficiency is orchestra - better orchestra at Modesto High School. Beyer is a 'marching band school', not an orchestra school. Also, the school is presently overcrowded, but that will change when the new high school to the east opens in september 2006
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2006

Good academics, but like most California schools too big and impersonal. Lot of available courses, good sports. Parents can be involved as much as they want
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 15, 2005

Good school, one of the best in Modesto.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2005

Reading the other reviews i am surprised about the fact that students were unable to contact counselors. I have a son who will be a junior and all during his school year last year, he was able to stay in contact with his teachers and counselors through emails, which were always returned promptly. Yes, the school is overcrowded, yet the staff is helpful and tries their best at keeping the school safe and secure. My advise is parent involvement! Awesome principal, my son is very happy, other than problems with one math teacher, but again his counselor stepped in and took over the problem.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 19, 2005

Beyer High School is a great school. The academic program is flexible enough to fit everyone on both sides of the scale. The band program is incredible, they practice nonstop and are high rated in California. We have several sports, all of which are coached by great coaches, and everyone learns a lot each season. I believe Beyer is one of the very few high schools in Modesto in which I can feel completely safe.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 6, 2004

Pretty good school- however the math department was very weak. There was one teacher in particular that parents complain about every year but nothing is done. The counseling department is weak as well- you can not get in and they do not return parent phone calls. My daughter's counsler made a mistake her senior year and told she didn't need anymore math. But the second semester they 'caught' the mistake and gave her a much too easy class just to remedy the situation. Her counsler had been there for years- she should know how to advise for graduation by now! The campus is much safer than the media would have you believe. Parent involement is great, and so is the new principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 12, 2004

I have two children at Beyer, a senior and a sophomore. I have never had any problems getting ahold of my childrens teachers or their councelor. Beyer is overcrowded but that should all change when Enochs High School opens in 2006. I live across the street from the school and see the campus supervisors constantly. I belive the staff does all they can to keep the students safe.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 5, 2004

My daughter attends Beyer High School, they are over croweded, sometimes she does not have time to meet with her counsolers, she will be a junior next school year, my son will be attending next school year, hope my son will not experience this kind of situation. The open door policy should strongly be enforced, so students don't have to wait a week to see a counselor.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

Beyer has become 'over populated' at best. There are not enough counselors to go around. My daughter, a senior, has had to struggle to get time with her counselor for college info. The safety issues are frightening. A recent 'bomb threat' resulted in the asst. vice principle announcing overhead that the kids were being allowed to go home early one friday. My daughter tried to go to her locker but was told to leave now without explanantion. The next tuesday we received a letter regarding the bomb threat. Not an ideal way to deal with safety on a campus with 2500+ students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2003

My daughter graduated from Beyer and succeed in college. From the skills and knowledge acquired at Beyer, she graduated from California State University, Stanislaus magna cum laude. Great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2003

I am a former student and mainly had problems with gettin any help from counselors and other administration, which is very important to someone trying to get into a college!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 23, 2003

'I have had some problem with teachers returning my phone calls also, last years my son attended The last half of the school year.My sons progress report would come and he had bad marks and I would leave messages . I finly started moving up the chain of command. When I started reciving calls from his teachers things went better. Other then that my son loves attending Beyer high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2003

I have had some problem with teachers returning my phone calls, in the last four years that my son has attended. All I want to know is how his grades are doing by the time I get the progress report it is not up to date. and of course he thinks he is always right, but besides that I have seen good work brought home but does not reflect on the final grade, I think its all very confusing, One teacher had a problem finding the students work and gave out horrible grades because of it, and I saw the work after it was turned in, how is that? That was the one I couldn't reach, I think he was a math teacher a couple of years ago. It is not any easier being a parent to a teenager as it is being the teacher.


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This school's
API score

790

Change from
2012 to 2013

+7

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

6 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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API score

790

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Change from
2012 to 2013

+7

Change from 2012 to 2013
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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
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Algebra I

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

300 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.

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Earth Science

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

327 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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43%

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English Language Arts

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

397 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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65%

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61%

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62%

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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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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56%

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47%

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45%

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72%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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World History

The state average for World History was 51% in 2013.

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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.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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24%

2012

 
 
16%

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20%

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20%
Algebra II

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

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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58%

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55%

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63%

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57%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

330 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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45%

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49%

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47%

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52%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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84%

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89%

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88%

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96%
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.

405 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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57%

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52%

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53%

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

145 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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14%

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12%

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15%

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30%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

399 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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66%

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54%

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61%

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61%
World History

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

419 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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58%

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53%

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60%

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65%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
4%

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12%

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9%
Algebra II

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

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
26%

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10%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

162 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
61%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

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67%

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59%

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53%
Earth Science

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

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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33%

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English Language Arts

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

396 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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53%

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54%

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56%

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50%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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8%

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7%

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10%

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8%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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57%

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53%

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61%

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64%
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.

434 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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58%

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World History

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

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
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Students with no reported disability26%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only27%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented58%
Parent education - not a high school graduate22%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)25%
Parent education - college graduate31%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate47%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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Earth Science

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Males50%
African American36%
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Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)51%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disability38%
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented79%
Parent education - not a high school graduate34%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate62%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate65%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females68%
Males62%
African American64%
Asian75%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learner30%
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduate46%
Parent education - high school graduate62%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

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Females62%
Males51%
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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)73%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability55%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented68%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate67%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Physics

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Males89%
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Hispanic or Latino85%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)98%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only92%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate92%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)90%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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 Students24%
Females21%
Males26%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)22%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate10%
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)25%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students58%
Females54%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asian75%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)51%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented68%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate68%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students45%
Females39%
Males52%
African American41%
Asiann/a
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)50%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disability7%
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner12%
Fluent-English proficient and English only47%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate35%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate52%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students84%
Females80%
Males87%
African Americann/a
Asian82%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability84%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only84%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate82%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)84%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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
Not 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 Students57%
Females53%
Males60%
African American28%
Asian72%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability58%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state33%

Geometry

All Students14%
Females13%
Males16%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino15%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)16%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability15%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only15%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented29%
Parent education - not a high school graduate7%
Parent education - high school graduate15%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate14%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate15%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

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
Not 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

Science

All Students66%
Females59%
Males74%
African American44%
Asian78%
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)70%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate49%
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to state55%

World History

All Students58%
Females48%
Males68%
African American25%
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disability26%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state50%
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 Students11%
Females12%
Males11%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino3%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)13%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability12%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only14%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate4%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)7%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students24%
Females22%
Males26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)20%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability25%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)31%
Parent education - college graduate24%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate9%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students65%
Females67%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability65%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)73%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students49%
Females44%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino49%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)54%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented71%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate56%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students7%
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
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only8%
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 Students53%
Females60%
Males47%
African Americann/a
Asian68%
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)60%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability54%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate78%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students8%
Females12%
Males6%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino7%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)10%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability8%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only8%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate5%
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate7%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students57%
Females47%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented55%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
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
Not 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 Students55%
Females49%
Males61%
African American45%
Asian60%
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)62%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability60%
English learner21%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Students0%
Femalesn/a
Males0%
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
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
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.

437 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

436 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
89%
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 Students87%
Females86%
Males88%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American84%
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)87%
Declined to state83%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability47%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner52%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students85%
Females82%
Males88%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American74%
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Declined to state82%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability33%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner48%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 40%
White 40%
Two or more races 8%
Asian 4%
Black 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47%N/AN/A
English language learners 6%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

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

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1717 Sylvan Avenue
Modesto, CA 95355
Phone: (209) 576-4311

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