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Parlier High School

Public | 9-12 | 780 students

 

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Posted June 18, 2011

I graduated from PHS and went on to further my education. I see the same thing happening with many kids from here. More kids are getting brave to try out universities away from the valley, even out of the state. That's good. That means they are confident enough with the education they receive from PHS to attend prestigious higher education institutions. Teachers are highly trained and the morale is positive amongst the kids. I'll have 2 high schoolers next year. The principal has been there for 3 years, probably the longest lasting in quite a few years, and is very knowledgeable in curriculum. He treats academics as a competition to motivate the students to do well in school. He always has challenges and high expectations. The After School Program offers a lot of activities to involve the students. It now has an Athletics Director that makes sure everything runs smoothly. It's on its way to improvement. The safety of the students is their priority.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 17, 2010

well for me to see my schools getting a bad review hurts i graduated from PHS and went to all the schools here and now that i have my children i want the best for them and there minds to be Challenged and i think the District is doing a bad job just remember this the (BOARD) the citizen put you in this position and we can easily take you out i will fight for my children (teachers i applaude you for
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 1, 2010

This School Is A Good School, But The Fact That Many Students Cut Classes Shows That There Has To Be Several People Walking Around The Campus Ensuring That Noone Cots Class
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 3, 2008

I like this high school my sister is currently enroled in this school and they are well organized and I also like the fact that when she is doing well I get a phone call to let me know. They don't only make phone calls to give parent a negative review about their child. The only thing I would say they need to work on is security, my sister isn't the best teenager but she has been able to skip school once already and when I was growing up in the bay area there were teachers everywhere to make sure no one left the campus without permission.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2008

I disagree with some of these comments. I grew up in parlier and went to school there as well. Yes, the district was going through some problems but that's nothing that really affected the students because we were still getting the education we needed. I'm a former student that was class of 2005 and now thanks to my education and the support and help from my teachers there i'm attending school in sacramento to become a medical assistant. So to make this story short parlier high is a great school and provides the students with a safe enviorment.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 25, 2007

this school is lacking leadership, students are to blame for everything, teachers are not being held accountable, it has no library, too many interns, teachers are without class control. I pulled my child out and sent her to another school district!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2006

You are right. PHS has had a lot of financial problems and the counseling office needs help because they only have one counselor However, there is a lot of support for students to go on to college and a lot of representataives from univiersities go out there regularly to help the kids. My son knows the college reps by his first name. Students need to take advantage of this.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2005

This high school is going through a rough time.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 6, 2005

School administartors and ccounselors should focus on supporting students into going to college, a lot of Parlier students have gone to great schools, why give up? counselors dont even bother to let students know what is out there and the many universities who are willing to supply information in order to get small town students to succedd especially low-income and first generation students.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 26, 2005

My experience at Parlier High School was a really positive one. However, during the last few months of my time spent at PHS (April 2005-June 2005), the school started experienceing many financial problems. The time I spent there, though, offered many opportunities, such as clubs and extra curricular activities (Yearbook, Journalism, Debate team, etc.) The school offers a welcoming environment, as well as several sports options (Basketball, Wrestling, Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Cheer). Currently, the school is suffering many financial hardships, but teachers and staff continue to show dedication. Many AP courses are offered (Calculus, Statistics, US History, Biology, Spanish, etc.)
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 19, 2005

Agriculture department is very stong which services about 30-35% of the student population. NJROTC program is also going in a possitive direction serving about 10% of students. Academics are a challenge since many students are English Language Learners. There are few electives for students to choose from but that seems to be changing. The school does provide a safe, clean and eye pleasing campus.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 7, 2005

Quality of academic programs are poor. Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities- none are avilable they are cut due to money budgets. Level of parent involvement- are not involved. Our poverty in the city dont allow parents to get involved because they must work to make a living.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 18, 2004

Parlier High is one of the best schools ever. They have met their API goal two years in a row. The students are great and so are the teachers.
—Submitted by a student


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This school's
API score

636

Change from
2012 to 2013

-2

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

1 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

6 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school did not meet its schoolwide API target for 2013.
  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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  • This school did not meet all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

636

What is the API?
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

-2

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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

1 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

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The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
Algebra I

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

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
10%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

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70%
Earth Science

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

172 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
17%
English Language Arts

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

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
28%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
11%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
2%
Algebra II

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

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
50%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
32%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

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8%

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Earth Science

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

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0%

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0%

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English Language Arts

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

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
29%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
4%
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.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
30%
World History

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

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
25%
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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
0%
Algebra II

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
9%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
9%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
1%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
14%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
24%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
2%

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.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
20%
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.

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
16%
World History

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

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67%

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Economically disadvantaged12%
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Students with no reported disability14%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant education9%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate10%
Parent education - high school graduate19%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state17%

Algebra II

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Biology/Life Sciences

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Females78%
Males82%
African Americann/a
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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disability79%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant education92%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate79%
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Earth Science

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Females8%
Males16%
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Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability14%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant education10%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate15%
Parent education - high school graduate8%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)18%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

English Language Arts

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Females47%
Males22%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino34%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner12%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant education31%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate27%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state35%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

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Females32%
Males14%
African Americann/a
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino22%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only27%
Migrant education36%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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World History

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Males3%
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino2%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged2%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability2%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only4%
Migrant education0%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate6%
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 state0%

Algebra II

All Students66%
Females64%
Males67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant education55%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate67%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

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Females26%
Males32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability31%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant education23%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate28%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state18%

Chemistry

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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Samoann/a
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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
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Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
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Earth Science

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Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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English Language Arts

All Students33%
Females33%
Males33%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability33%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant education26%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate35%
Parent education - high school graduate27%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state29%

Geometry

All Students4%
Females0%
Males10%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino4%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability4%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only8%
Migrant education0%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate2%
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)13%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

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

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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Science

All Students35%
Females32%
Males38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino35%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant education31%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state29%

World History

All Students27%
Females24%
Males29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino26%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability12%
Students with no reported disability28%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant education17%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)39%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state27%
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 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%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability0%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant education0%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
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 Students9%
Females17%
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino10%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability10%
English learner8%
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

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students14%
Females18%
Males13%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability16%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant education0%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
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

Chemistry

All Students1%
Females2%
Males0%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino1%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged1%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability1%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only2%
Migrant education0%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
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 state0%

Earth Science

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Malesn/a
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Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students23%
Females33%
Males16%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino23%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability25%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant education9%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate17%
Parent education - high school graduate24%
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 state31%

Geometry

All Students3%
Females4%
Males2%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged3%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability3%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only4%
Migrant education4%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate6%
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 state0%

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

All Students30%
Females24%
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability30%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate20%
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

Physics

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Asiann/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students27%
Females20%
Males31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino25%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability28%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant education20%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate24%
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 state27%

World History

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

208 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

205 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
65%
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 Students54%
Females57%
Males52%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability10%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner28%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant education47%

Math

All Students62%
Females60%
Males65%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability6%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner47%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant education63%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 99%
Asian 1%
White 1%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/AN/A
English language learners 49%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 8%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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  • Edward Lucero
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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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