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Vista Murrieta High School

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Posted July 3, 2013

I wish I had gone to a high school like this when I was a kid. I was worried about my oldest going to high school having heard so much scary stuff. But he loves it and I love it. The teachers communicate with parents, they genuinely care about their students, the extra curricular activities are endless, they are so spirited and the football program has taught my son more character and self discipline than I could have asked for. We love supporting the Broncos and got hooked on going to the games. It has an amazing sense of community. My son feels safe going there. There are always going to be kids who are not the best types of kids in every school but if your kids aren't like that, they will avoid those kids. There are so many kids there, you could never even meet people in your same class in 4 years.! We moved into this district just to attend Murrieta schools after doing lots of research from Menifee and Romoland school districts. It was SOOO worth it. Couldn't be happier with Vista. They are a proud school with lots of CLASS!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2013

This school is very elite and is essential to this community. I pulled my son out of Murrieta Valley and he is excelling and prospering in his academics and sports. Our family loves this school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 4, 2012

I love this school, i am a student here and i must say that the teachers are very helpful, academic levels are awesome, and sports are really good!! :) There are sooo many clubs its amazing!! Everyone on campus are like one big family and arent afraid to show who they really are :)


Posted May 27, 2012

We transferred my son to Vista Murrieta HS after he attended Heritage High School his Freshman year. This school, and the Murrieta Unified School District, is far superior to the high schools in the Perris District. The academics are great here, as are the music and sports programs. Everything about it is award-winning, and my son is very happy here. We are just sorry we didn't transfer him sooner.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2011

Vista Murrieta is a great high school. My daughter graduated in 2010, and my youngest is now a Senior. Overall the experience has been wonderful for both of them. Highlights and strengths include their sports programs, (some of the coaches are simply outstanding), the Golden Alliance Band, and Character Counts motto. The AP classes are challenging, and students are well prepared for college academics. The only weakness I have experienced is that the school is quite large for a high school and sometimes it is difficult to get in touch with counselors/staff if you have a question. For students who are doing well and don't need a lot of extra help I think this is the best high school in the Murrieta/Temecula area in all aspects.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

My son played Freshman Football last year and also Wrestled. I haven't seen one aspect of this school that I didn't like. In this school... involvement is key... Join clubs (especially the Nations number 1 ranked BBC fan club!! they are amazing)... Academically they have great resources and the teachers have been great for my 1st son to go to the school. I have 3 more children that will be following!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

I have been so impressed by the leadership of Vista Murrieta High School since my oldest daughter graduated in 2006. Each year it just gets better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 21, 2009

This school is the best. The students are very involved. There is an extra curricular activity for almost everything. Students love learning because teachers make it fun and enjoyable.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 6, 2008

Great extra curriculum activities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2008

its an absolutly great shcool with the best GPA all arround and the best sprots teams.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 29, 2008

I absolutely love Vista. Everyone there is so welcoming and all of the counselors definitely work very hard in ensuring that every student's year there is the best. I will be very sad to leave but I'll always take with me the memories. Go Broncos!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 6, 2007

I could not be more pleased with the teachers and curriculum. The marching band has instilled discipline and pride in my son. Balanced schedule keep him busy but not overwhelmed. Teachers are great and like to see parents involved with their students. I could not pick a better school for my son.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 2, 2007

We love Vista Murrieta. My children have attended private school all of their life. This is our first experience with public school. We have been so happy at Vista and my children love school and are doing well. The teachers are very accommodating and will come in early for extra help. We're sorry we didn't do it sooner.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 20, 2006

This school has provided me with so many opportunities to learn, grow, and just be myself. Vista Murrieta is an amazing school with a warm and welcoming campus to all. The school is amazingly united, with very little cliques and sub-groups disagreeing. It is no unusual to see a band member hanging with a baseball player, or the future valedictorian chatting with a choir member. The school provides the necessary support to students to grow, learn, and enjoy being in campus. In just four short years, the school has blossomed into a second home for its student. I highly recommend it to anyone considering an interdistrict or intradistrict transfer.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 26, 2006

I love Vista. It truly is an amazing school. The activities are great, Mr. Owens is great Principal, the councelors are great too. I would be very sad if I had to leave this school. It truly is an amazing one.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 13, 2006

I have been very pleased with the easy access to teachers and the schools dedication to music and other activities. They use e-mail very effectively to keep parents up to date the childrens progress.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 28, 2005

Truly an awesome campus with caring teachers, administrative, and support staff. Extracurricular activities are plentiful with some top notch sports programs, bands, and other performing arts. The focus on academics is HUGE and each teacher that I have come accross has truly demonstrated a vested interest in each childs success after high school. I am both honored and proud to have my teenage children attend this school. I truly believe the excellent parent involvement is due the amount of respect that each staff member of VMHS shows each of their students regardless of their academic ability. This school and its staff is to be admired by other districts anywhere. If you have an opportunity to have your son or daughter attend VMHS, take advantage of it. You will be extremely glad you did.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2004

This is an awesome school. In fact, I can say it is the best! The campus is awesome, the teachers and administrators care, and it is nice to go there. I would never change schools ever!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 24, 2004

I love Vista. The teachers are great, and the principal is so involved in every school activity. Most of the teachers are young, but that makes it more interesting, well, at least for me. Mr. Owens is one of the best principals. He makes sure that everything is taken care of and doesn't just hide out in his office or at 'meetings' when there is a problem. Vista is an excellent school and one that I love.
—Submitted by a student


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This school's
API score

844

Change from
2012 to 2013

+7

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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API score

844

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Change from
2012 to 2013

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Change from 2012 to 2013
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Algebra I

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

549 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
25%
Algebra II

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

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
66%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

843 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
49%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
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2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
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English Language Arts

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

831 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
0%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

154 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

231 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
11%
Algebra II

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

235 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
60%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
45%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

444 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
56%
Earth Science

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

298 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
41%
English Language Arts

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

761 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
67%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

 
 
13%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

755 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
58%
World History

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

788 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
63%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
3%
Algebra II

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

217 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
15%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
60%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

172 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
29%
Earth Science

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

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
39%
English Language Arts

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

743 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
58%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

234 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
1%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
3%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
55%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
73%
U.S. History

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

783 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
52%
World History

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

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students51%
Females52%
Males49%
African American57%
Asian59%
Filipino71%
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)53%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disability54%
Students with no reported disability50%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate52%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate55%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students75%
Females75%
Males74%
African Americann/a
Asian71%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented80%
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 graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate60%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students65%
Females65%
Males65%
African American62%
Asian72%
Filipino80%
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disability26%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to state78%

Earth Science

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
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Filipinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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English Language Arts

All Students85%
Females87%
Males82%
African American71%
Asian82%
Filipino97%
Hispanic or Latino82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disability65%
Students with no reported disability85%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate83%
Parent education - high school graduate78%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)85%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to state83%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students0%
Femalesn/a
Males0%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantaged0%
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 graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students69%
Females63%
Males76%
African American57%
Asiann/a
Filipino63%
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)72%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate63%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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World History

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Native Hawaiiann/a
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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

Algebra I

All Students25%
Females25%
Males25%
African American35%
Asiann/a
Filipino25%
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)28%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability25%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate17%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate28%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate12%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students57%
Females56%
Males58%
African American59%
Asian81%
Filipino44%
Hispanic or Latino51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate56%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate62%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students52%
Females39%
Males68%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability55%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
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)61%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students58%
Females53%
Males62%
African American44%
Asian78%
Filipino57%
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate65%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students54%
Females44%
Males64%
African American26%
Asiann/a
Filipino36%
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)58%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disability41%
Students with no reported disability57%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate40%
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate51%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students71%
Females75%
Males67%
African American64%
Asian83%
Filipino77%
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disability53%
Students with no reported disability72%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate43%
Parent education - high school graduate60%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate76%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to state57%

Geometry

All Students26%
Females20%
Males31%
African American12%
Asiann/a
Filipino27%
Hispanic or Latino21%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)35%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability26%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate28%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate23%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students71%
Females74%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asian75%
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)78%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
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)56%
Parent education - college graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students70%
Females66%
Males73%
African American62%
Asian85%
Filipino60%
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disability53%
Students with no reported disability70%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate63%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)65%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state62%

World History

All Students67%
Females62%
Males73%
African American65%
Asian85%
Filipino62%
Hispanic or Latino62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disability40%
Students with no reported disability70%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate63%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)65%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state44%
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%
Femalesn/a
Males25%
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 disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability29%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
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 Students30%
Females19%
Males43%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Filipino21%
Hispanic or Latino32%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)27%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability30%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only30%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduate30%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate28%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students76%
Females74%
Males80%
African American50%
Asiann/a
Filipino83%
Hispanic or Latino70%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate63%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)75%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students27%
Females20%
Males34%
African American24%
Asian63%
Filipino17%
Hispanic or Latino19%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)25%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate17%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)25%
Parent education - college graduate21%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate48%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students62%
Females43%
Males78%
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)65%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
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)67%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Females63%
Males62%
African American48%
Asian75%
Filipino68%
Hispanic or Latino57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate48%
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate62%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to state64%

Geometry

All Students2%
Females2%
Males2%
African American4%
Asiann/a
Filipino0%
Hispanic or Latino2%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)1%
Economically disadvantaged4%
Non-economically disadvantaged1%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability1%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only2%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate18%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)1%
Parent education - college graduate0%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate7%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students54%
Females45%
Males64%
African American50%
Asian79%
Filipino39%
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)54%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability54%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate60%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate55%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate55%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students79%
Females71%
Males84%
African Americann/a
Asian82%
Filipino81%
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability79%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate71%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)79%
Parent education - college graduate76%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students65%
Females59%
Males70%
African American54%
Asian80%
Filipino77%
Hispanic or Latino58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disability25%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate68%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to state67%

World History

All Students33%
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
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability33%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
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.

817 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

819 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
93%
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 Students93%
Females96%
Males89%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American88%
Asian90%
Filipino86%
Hispanic or Latino91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Declined to state96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Economic Status Unknown69%
Students with disability54%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner57%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students94%
Females94%
Males93%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American91%
Asian96%
Filipino92%
Hispanic or Latino92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)95%
Declined to state96%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Non-economically disadvantaged94%
Economic Status Unknown83%
Students with disability62%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner71%
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 State average
White 39% 26%
Hispanic 33% 52%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 11%
Black 8% 6%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 12%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • CIF Champions of Character (2006)
  • CIF Champions of Character (2007)
  • 6 year clear WASC Accreditation

Special education / special needs

Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • ASL
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Accelerated credit learning
  • Honors track
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School basics

School start time
  • 7:30
School end time
  • 2:30
School Leader's name
  • Michael ''Mick'' Wager
Special schedule
  • Block scheduling
  • Year-round
Fax number
  • (951) 304-1832

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Honors track
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Emotional behavioral disabilities
  • Multiple disabilities
  • Significant developmental delay
  • Specific learning disabilities
Foreign languages taught
  • ASL
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
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Sports

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

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Video / Film production
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28251 Clinton Keith Road
Murrieta, CA 92563
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