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Casa Grande High School

Public | 9-12

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $330,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,350.

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Posted May 28, 2014

Most teachers are great. Academically, they pushed the students to the limit. Has many good AP and honor classes. Those students who wanted to excel academically went on to good colleges. Can improve at counseling and leadership.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 24, 2014

Casa has been amazing so far! I love it! I am a sophomore, and as the end of the year approaches, I couldn't be happier. I started freshman year at Rancho Cotate, which was horrid. The school and classes are easy and almost all kids are passed in all classes without doing anything. The students at Rancho were mean, unwelcoming and they all just wanted to get drunk, even freshman! Then I went to Petaluma High, and the teachers were less than enthusiastic. There is no discipline and no one cares. Then, at the beginning of the year I changed to Casa. It has been wonderful, the courses are challenging, I am currently taking AP World, Honors English, Honors Bio and Honors Algebra 2. It is challenging, fun and the teachers are amazing. They all are there to help and the communication is literally amazing. We have had some amazing speakers come including Mike Smith (look him up) and we even had a "Olympic games" for fun in February. The sports programs are awesome, the football team was undefeated and one game away from state, and the baseball is currently in the playoffs. There are art programs (Photography too!) and the AMAZING Hatchery program, as well as our award winning news paper.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 23, 2013

I honestly do not like Casa. I couldn't wait to go to high school, I wanted huge classes, a huge school, and to be extremely busy all the time with clubs and activities. But when i got to Casa, I was just so disappointed. I'm really unhappy at Casa right now. There are barely any clubs I want to join, classrooms are dirty and crammed, there's no ROTC (I wanted to be in that soo bad!), the school can't afford literally anything, and the leadership is terrible for planning events. Homecoming last year was just a dj in the gym with lights and a water station, there weren't any decorations or food except for backgrounds that were stolen off of the floats! And I had to pay 25$ for that ?!?!? I could go on and on about what a dump Casa is, and how there are BARELY any activities since our district can't afford it =_=. But I don't think anyone will listen, so goodbye.


Posted June 10, 2013

Casa Grande offers a challenging curriculum, for those students interested and capable. There are many opportunities for self-driven students to thrive and excel. Outstanding arts programs include band, drama, art and more. Very high functioning student body. Additional funding would go a long way toward building their tutoring programs, which would help those lagging behind.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2012

I think Casa Grande is one of the best schools around. Although we have a limited budget, and our campus might not be as pretty as some would like, most teachers would give anything to see their students excel and succeed, and help figure out possibilities for the future as well as iron out the necessary details in order to achieve those. Casa is not individually oriented; the teachers continually push, even those who do not immerse themselves in academics, to try and be successful in their own way. Great school =]
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 9, 2009

I like my school and find that most of the time the teachers are better than Petaluma High and that I really do learn alot from them. I think what I learn at Casa will help me alot in my life.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 19, 2009

I am quite impressed with the effort made by most of the teachers at Casa. They have several exceptional teachers in Math and Science, although their intorductory classes have suffered since the inception of NCLB and the standards tests. The Ac Dec Team is a real marvel. Mr. Pillsbury, Ms. Cottle and Mr. Creighton are exceptional teahcers. Any effort you can make to get your child into their classes will be worthwhile. I firmly believe that if they had the budget for it they could be one og=f the best schools in Northern California.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2008

The average student is bypassed. Impossible to get any help either as a parent or for a student. Overall disappointment
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 12, 2006

The Academic Decathlon team regularly wins statewide competitons and the instructor who runs the program, Rick Pillsbury is top notch. The Wildlife program run by Mr. Fir is exceptional as well and has done much to focus attention on Petaluma's streams and rivers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2006

The honors and AP programs are first rate. The teachers are stellar and the attention that they pay to each student is impressive.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted October 19, 2005

Academic Programs Excellent, not many languages taught Great Football Program Parental involvement good Peer Pressure Strong
—Submitted by a parent


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API score

811

Change from
2012 to 2013

+1

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10


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Algebra I

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

238 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
38%
Algebra II

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
80%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Earth Science

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

425 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
58%
English Language Arts

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

436 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
68%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
20%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
80%
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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
31%
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 13% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
19%
Algebra II

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

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
40%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

372 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
58%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

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n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

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Earth Science

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
18%
English Language Arts

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

394 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
58%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
32%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

413 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
62%
World History

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

383 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
13%
Algebra II

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

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
15%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
37%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
62%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
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n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

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English Language Arts

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

362 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
55%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
14%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
66%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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2011

 
 
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U.S. History

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

368 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
47%
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
11%

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

All Students35%
Females34%
Males36%
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)41%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate31%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate38%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate59%
Parent education - declined to state27%

Algebra II

All Students86%
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Males93%
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Non-economically disadvantaged84%
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Students with no reported disability86%
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Fluent-English proficient and English only90%
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Biology/Life Sciences

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Fluent-English proficient and English only9%
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Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
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Earth Science

All Students56%
Females48%
Males66%
African Americann/a
Asian66%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disability32%
Students with no reported disability58%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate40%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state38%

English Language Arts

All Students75%
Females74%
Males75%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
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)81%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disability46%
Students with no reported disability77%
English learner21%
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduate71%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)75%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to state56%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students16%
Females13%
Males21%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino8%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)30%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Non-economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability18%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
Parent education - high school graduate14%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate19%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students79%
Females78%
Males80%
African Americann/a
Asian91%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Non-economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
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 graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
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Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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World History

All Students13%
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Malesn/a
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Filipinon/a
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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 disability14%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only15%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/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 Students14%
Females7%
Males23%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino14%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)16%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Non-economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disability17%
Students with no reported disability13%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only17%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate20%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)16%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students51%
Females45%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asian64%
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)57%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate51%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate50%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students58%
Females52%
Males65%
African Americann/a
Asian78%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino36%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to state64%

Chemistry

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students18%
Femalesn/a
Males23%
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)27%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
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 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 Students68%
Females67%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asian88%
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)73%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disability44%
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate51%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate85%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to state56%

Geometry

All Students26%
Females17%
Males34%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino12%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)29%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Non-economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability26%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate7%
Parent education - high school graduate16%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate36%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students85%
Females87%
Males83%
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)90%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability85%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
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 graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students62%
Females60%
Males65%
African Americann/a
Asian88%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disability19%
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to state53%

World History

All Students51%
Females37%
Males64%
African Americann/a
Asian67%
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)58%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disability17%
Students with no reported disability55%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate25%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate63%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate72%
Parent education - declined to state21%
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%
Females5%
Males19%
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)6%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Non-economically disadvantaged6%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability10%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only10%
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)8%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students13%
Females8%
Males17%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)19%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Non-economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability12%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only13%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate7%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduate20%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate0%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students39%
Females37%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)44%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability44%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate16%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)23%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students69%
Females64%
Males73%
African Americann/a
Asian88%
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)71%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability70%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)65%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
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
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females67%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asian74%
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)74%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability25%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate29%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students13%
Females0%
Males23%
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)17%
Economically disadvantaged3%
Non-economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability14%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only13%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)27%
Parent education - college graduate8%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students67%
Females57%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
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)67%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students52%
Females44%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asian64%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino36%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)51%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate75%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 83% in 2013.

427 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

425 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
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 Students88%
Females92%
Males85%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian96%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)92%
Declined to state92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability40%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner43%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students92%
Females93%
Males90%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian96%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Declined to state88%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability51%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner59%
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
White 52%
Hispanic 34%
Asian 5%
Two or more races 5%
Black 1%
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 38%N/AN/A
English language learners 8%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

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

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