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Pomona High School

Public | 9-12 | 1573 students

 

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Posted February 21, 2014

I been teaching at Pomona High for eight years now, I love the school. It has change a great deal, students are doing much better in every possible way. Many students are getting full rides to great 4 year schools and most of them are doing great there. The teacher staff is young and energetic, there are very few complaints about teachers that don't care, students are the voice to listen to, they know what is going on, and they would tell you who is not teaching. This year we went 1st in football, 2nd in boy's bball, 3rd in girls bball, a female wrestler is going state competition, we have MMA, Frisbee, ignite and all kind of clubs going on. I think the school has changed a lot. I challenge you to come and visit and freely walk the school and if you have any doubts, they will be cleared after that. My youngest son is a soft at P-High and is finally turning into a dedicated and committed athlete and student. Come check us out, we will blow you away. Do not read comments from five years ago, they do not apply.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 20, 2014

Pomona High School has had some exterior changes which is certainly a plus. However, the internal student environment remains the same. Disrespect for adults on campus, language is horrible within the hallways, and the overall campus safety and sanitation is just plain ugly. Just an example: Trash cans available, but not utilized. Granted, these habits are learned behaviors and children do learn what they live. I am just happy my child had some really passionate teachers that cared about his education in an "old school" fashion and not with the entitlement attitudes of today's high school students. Students need to be made accountable for their lack of respect, for their own actions and shortcomings and not place blame on their teachers, their circumstances, or school of residence.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 11, 2010

Pomona High administration just does not get it. The student body is made up of a large Latino population yet the extracurricular activites do not reflect the interests of the community. Perhaps the administration cannot understand this considering they are all Anglo and disconnected from the student body.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 23, 2010

PHS is a school trying to give as much opportunities to the students in Pomona. Medical and Engineering Academy gives students a taste of these professional fields. Our AVID program helps prepare our students to be successful in College/University. The AVID program recently became a National Demonstration School which puts it in the top 2% of all AVID schools...and we accomplished it with the combined efforts of PHS students, teachers, admin, and parents. Most of the teachers & admin want the students to be successful. What PHS needs to be 'excellent'? More support from our parents.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 8, 2008

I love Pomona High School, it is the best school in Pomona, The staff is just wonderful!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 18, 2008

After teaching at Pomona High for many years I realized the students were not the problem here. The administration, top to bottom could care a less about anything other than ADA and test scores.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 21, 2008

As an alumi of Pomona High School, I have to say that my experience there was not that great. I think that they could have done a much better job and would have kept me and others in this same school not wanting to transfer to another school in the middle of the year
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 21, 2008

That school has alot of community programs. Considering the neighborhood it does very well. 2nd best in that district.


Posted May 29, 2007

I really dont like this school I am currently attending Pomona High School and my expirience has been very bad. There is a lot of teachers that care as many that dont. There should be more academic opportunity such as avid for as many students, more people who care, and want the students to keep their education going.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted March 29, 2007

Pomona High School is a very good school. The teachers there teach well and students are learning so much from them. Pomona may not be the most perfect school... but its the best.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted February 18, 2007

My child is currently attending Pomona High School and has done so for her entire high school career. She is currently in A.P. classes and is doing splendidly thanks to the great teachers of that school. I've compared the teachers at PHS with teachers of some other more 'elite' highschools in other cities, and the ones in PHS seem to be more involved with the children. The problem with that school is the administration who doesn't seem to be very involved with what's going on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 2, 2006

This school is a very poor school and the children arent even learning anything. I know because I went to the school and so many students arent learning. The principal is a little better because there is a new one and some teachers care but the most of them really dont even care if you learn it as long as you get out of there. Class safety isnt very good either.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 14, 2004

Pomona High School has great staff and student body. It thrives on being the best it can be with very little resources available. The students that attend Pomona Senior High School deserve to prove they have the potential to be great achievers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 20, 2004

The Principal is very busy doing administrative things, however he is accessible through appointment. Depending on which teachers we speak of, for the most part many of the teachers are loving and teach well. They know how to deal with the students from the area and they are passionate about teaching students how to learn, not forcing them to learn, but nurturing their willingness to try new things. There is not much of a parent force because of language barriers and it is a working community that has not turned to its schools in that way yet. Extracurricular activities are wonderful, sometimes they can be distracting to schoolwork, but moreover it complements the down to earth environment Pomona provides.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 23, 2003

We need MORE parent involvement! PLEASE...we need the students to stop doing physical damage to the facility. Educationally, we have some of the BEST teacher out there!
—Submitted by a teacher


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This school's
API score

684

Change from
2012 to 2013

+15

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

2 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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API score

684

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Change from
2012 to 2013

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2 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
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Algebra I

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

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
4%
Algebra II

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

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
38%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

143 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
39%
Earth Science

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

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
25%
English Language Arts

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

311 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
38%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

13 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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
2%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
13%
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.

2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
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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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
2%
Algebra II

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

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
6%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
15%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
11%
Earth Science

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
39%
English Language Arts

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

358 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
33%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
1%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
1%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

355 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
27%
World History

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

344 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
28%

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.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
5%
Algebra II

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

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
5%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
42%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
10%
Earth Science

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

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
30%
English Language Arts

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

290 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
34%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

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

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

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
15%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
40%
U.S. History

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

292 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
33%
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Females8%
Males4%
African American0%
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Hispanic or Latino6%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only7%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
Parent education - high school graduate3%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)4%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

Algebra II

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Females13%
Males19%
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Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented29%
Parent education - not a high school graduate17%
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

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Females38%
Males37%
African American33%
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented73%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state17%

Earth Science

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Females30%
Males35%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate36%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state16%

English Language Arts

All Students42%
Females50%
Males35%
African American25%
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disability21%
Students with no reported disability43%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state36%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

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Males0%
African Americann/a
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Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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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 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

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Physics

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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%
African Americann/a
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino2%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/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 only3%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate5%
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 Students5%
Females3%
Males8%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino7%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability6%
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 graduate10%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state12%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students24%
Females24%
Males24%
African American31%
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 disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability26%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only32%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate15%
Parent education - high school graduate24%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state24%

Chemistry

All Students27%
Females17%
Males38%
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 disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only28%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate31%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state11%

Earth Science

All Students29%
Females24%
Males31%
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 disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability39%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
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 state18%

English Language Arts

All Students43%
Females41%
Males44%
African American56%
Asiann/a
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability44%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state41%

Geometry

All Students2%
Females0%
Males4%
African American0%
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 disadvantaged2%
Not economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability2%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only3%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate3%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)3%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state3%

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

All Students13%
Females7%
Males21%
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 disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability13%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only14%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented48%
Parent education - not a high school graduate17%
Parent education - high school graduate14%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)8%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

Science

All Students38%
Females31%
Males46%
African American53%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino37%
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%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate28%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state39%

World History

All Students24%
Females15%
Males32%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino21%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability26%
English learner1%
Fluent-English proficient and English only31%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate15%
Parent education - high school graduate20%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)28%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
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 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 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

Algebra II

All Students3%
Females2%
Males3%
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 disadvantaged3%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability3%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only4%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate4%
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 state11%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students35%
Females31%
Males38%
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 disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability40%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate28%
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 state18%

Chemistry

All Students14%
Females18%
Males10%
African American7%
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 disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability15%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate11%
Parent education - high school graduate17%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)5%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state22%

Earth Science

All Students34%
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
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 disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
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 Students31%
Females34%
Males28%
African American28%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino30%
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%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disability4%
Students with no reported disability33%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented77%
Parent education - not a high school graduate29%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)34%
Parent education - college graduate40%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state29%

Geometry

All Students3%
Females0%
Males4%
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 disability0%
Students with no reported disability4%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only5%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students12%
Females11%
Males12%
African American0%
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 disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability12%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only13%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented36%
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate7%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)4%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state20%

Physics

All Students58%
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino58%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability58%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
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 Students29%
Females24%
Males33%
African American20%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino28%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability32%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)38%
Parent education - college graduate41%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state33%

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.

382 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

383 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
71%
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 Students79%
Females84%
Males75%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American85%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Economic Status Unknown86%
Students with disability19%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner44%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students69%
Females71%
Males68%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American71%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Economic Status Unknown47%
Students with disability6%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner30%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 86%
Black 10%
White 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Two or more races 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84%N/AN/A
English language learners 26%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 46%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Dance teacher(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Roger Fasting
Fax number
  • (909) 629-1410

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Performing arts
  • Dance
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