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El Rancho High School

Public | 9-12 | 3191 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted June 5, 2011

My child came to this school well prepared from middle school; once he got to El Rancho everything went down in the first semester. It got so bad that from honor classes went straight to regular classes in the first year. I do think student do not get the motivation enough to keep on. As a parent I've tried everything I can. I think the problem is most of the public schools, to many student, they just become invisible to teacher that do not want to work hard rather they focus on those student that are easy to be taught, because they don t have time?...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 5, 2008

I think the principal and the teachers are great at El Rancho. I really learned alot in my four years there. It has a great environment and learning atmosphere.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 5, 2007

El Rancho High is a great school if your child takes advantage of it's offering. Alumin do go on to great universities, i.e. Harvard, Berkeley, UCLA, Standford to name a few. However, few achive this. Parents are teachers are to blame for poor college preparation. Those in AP/Honors classes get amazing aid, those in 'regular ' classes get un-noticed. Bottom line: Parents have to demand more from the educators. And parents need to stop blameing the system if there not ready to aid. El Rancho as a whole is ok/good.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 20, 2007

El Rancho High School is an excellent school. The music, arts, and sports programs are outstanding. Parent involvement is lacking but a new principal is making an effort to improve that by offering a variety of parent workshops. The AP/Honors program is one of the best in the area. Students from El Rancho are admitted at some of the top universities across the country.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 11, 2007

My son graduated from El Rancho June '07.For those 4 yrs I can say he and his fellow students had great babysitters.No opportunities/classes geared towards the average student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2007

I would also like to add, that El Rancho did a poor job in preparation for college. It's pretty sad when a continuation school, Ruben Salazar right across the street, does a way better job preparing students for college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2006

El Rancho HS is one of the better High Schools in the area. The teacher truly do care about each and every student that attends the school. They have excellent extra-curricular programs, such as the award-winning and now nationally recognize Marching Don band, also an excellent chorus department. Just an all-around great school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 29, 2006

My kids go to El Rancho and love it there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2005

I think El Rancho is a very good school. My child was receiving D's and F's at LA Unified (mainly because of overcrowding and the teachers have too many students to teach in 45 minutes). I like the way the classes are set up. The counselors and teachers are doing a great job. My son now is receiving A's, B's and C's. I am very happy that my sons and daughters are attending El Rancho High.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2005

The upper level coursework at this school is outstanding. The AP Calculus program has had tremendous success, success that has translated upto a 94% pass rate. The music program has proven one of the best in the area, and the sports teams always produce great seasons.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 21, 2004

El Rancho is an excellent institution. The higher leve course work at el rancho is very demanding but very useful. Due to the training my student earned at El Rancho, my son was able to begin college with sophomore standing. The teachers are extremely helpful and considerate. Teachers are extremely concerned about preparing students adequately for college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2004

As a former Graduate of El Rancho, I feel that it did not prepare for an extended education. They had very few AP classes and very little administrative involvment.
—Submitted by a parent


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API score

750

Change from
2012 to 2013

-1

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

5 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10


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  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

750

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

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Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
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5 / 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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API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
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.

376 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
17%
Algebra II

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
70%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

690 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
54%
Earth Science

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

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
10%
English Language Arts

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

670 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
51%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
0%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
33%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

The state average for Integrated/Coordinated Science I was 26% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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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

The state average for Algebra I was 13% in 2013.

257 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
9%
Algebra II

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

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
28%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

539 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
22%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

162 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
18%
Earth Science

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
8%
English Language Arts

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

760 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
34%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

282 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
15%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

764 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
37%
World History

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

787 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
35%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
6%
Algebra II

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

184 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
7%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
28%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

218 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
8%
Earth Science

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

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
21%
English Language Arts

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

604 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
33%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
6%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

179 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
22%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
30%
U.S. History

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

621 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
39%
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
0%
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 Students13%
Females9%
Males15%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Non-economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability13%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only14%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented40%
Parent education - not a high school graduate15%
Parent education - high school graduate14%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)10%
Parent education - college graduate8%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate9%
Parent education - declined to state8%

Algebra II

All Students92%
Females83%
Males100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Non-economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability92%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only92%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate91%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)86%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students39%
Females35%
Males41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino38%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability40%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)45%
Parent education - college graduate48%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate61%
Parent education - declined to state36%

Earth Science

All Students4%
Femalesn/a
Males5%
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 disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only7%
Migrant educationn/a
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

English Language Arts

All Students61%
Females64%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disability43%
Students with no reported disability62%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduate53%
Parent education - high school graduate61%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate78%
Parent education - declined to state51%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students0%
Females0%
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 disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only0%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students43%
Females40%
Males46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability44%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only43%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented71%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)39%
Parent education - college graduate38%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state33%

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

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
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

Algebra I

All Students16%
Females15%
Males17%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino16%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Non-economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability18%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only19%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented18%
Parent education - not a high school graduate16%
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)16%
Parent education - college graduate27%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state22%

Algebra II

All Students32%
Females31%
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 disadvantaged32%
Non-economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability32%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented41%
Parent education - not a high school graduate37%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students36%
Females30%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disability29%
Students with no reported disability36%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented68%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)43%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate47%
Parent education - declined to state33%

Chemistry

All Students23%
Females17%
Males32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino24%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented34%
Parent education - not a high school graduate22%
Parent education - high school graduate27%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students14%
Females0%
Males20%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disability9%
Students with no reported disability21%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only29%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate6%
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)33%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students47%
Females50%
Males43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disability21%
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate37%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)51%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate50%
Parent education - declined to state26%

Geometry

All Students18%
Females12%
Males26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Non-economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability19%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only19%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented40%
Parent education - not a high school graduate22%
Parent education - high school graduate16%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate14%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state31%

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

All Students64%
Females58%
Males73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented64%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate79%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students46%
Females42%
Males51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented82%
Parent education - not a high school graduate41%
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate41%
Parent education - declined to state41%

World History

All Students43%
Females37%
Males48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate36%
Parent education - declined to state30%
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 Students10%
Females3%
Males15%
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 disadvantaged16%
Non-economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability11%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only13%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)13%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students13%
Females13%
Males14%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino13%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability13%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only14%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented33%
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate12%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduate11%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students35%
Females22%
Males48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability36%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only43%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students17%
Females11%
Males25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Non-economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability18%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented48%
Parent education - not a high school graduate15%
Parent education - high school graduate20%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate17%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state17%

Earth Science

All Students24%
Females8%
Males38%
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 disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability32%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only28%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate28%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state27%

English Language Arts

All Students44%
Females46%
Males41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only47%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate34%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate55%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate41%
Parent education - declined to state50%

Geometry

All Students9%
Females5%
Males13%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino9%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability10%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only9%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate10%
Parent education - high school graduate7%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)13%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state13%

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

All Students33%
Females28%
Males38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino34%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability34%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only34%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented52%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate40%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state36%

Physics

All Students36%
Females34%
Males39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability36%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only37%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented58%
Parent education - not a high school graduate39%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students48%
Females42%
Males54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented79%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate62%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate47%
Parent education - declined to state58%

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.

793 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

788 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
82%
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 Students83%
Females87%
Males79%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Economic Status Unknown56%
Students with disability32%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner35%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students83%
Females82%
Males84%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Economic Status Unknown76%
Students with disability40%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner47%
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
Hispanic 97% 51%
Asian 1% 11%
White 1% 27%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 58%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Pico Rivera, CA 90660
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