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Mira Vista Elementary School

Public | K-8 | 560 students

 
 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $185,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,480.

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Posted April 17, 2014

I like this school, because teachers and principal are very nice.Parents are friendly. Thanks to PTA members, school is going to have it's own soccer team.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2012

I was a student here from Kindergarten to 6th grade and I loved every minute of it. It's rare to find schools like this with such diversity and teachers who genuinely care. Not to mention the gorgeous view! When I have kids, I will definitely send them here.


Posted June 8, 2012

Student council president, 11/12 graduates. Mr. Tsugawa IS AMAZING! Mrs. Van Der Meer ROCKS! Mr. Chillcott actually knows what hes doing! Take your kids to this school. Mrs.Cruger-Hansen, Ms.Hillagass Dr.Tuttass. I actually learned something. Everyone is like family because of small school


Posted October 14, 2010

Great community, great teachers, great principal, great kids!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2010

We have a wonderful school community - dedicated teachers and staff, eager students and committed parents. We also have a beautiful campus in the East Bay hills in the San Francisco Bay Area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2010

We have great teachers and a lot of hard working parents
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2010

Mira Vista has a very diverse population where students of all backgrounds can feel comfortable learning and socializing amongst their peers. The teachers are dedicated and the parents are involved. I chose to transfer in to Mira Vista and have two of my kids there currently. However, since the school does not qualify for Title 1 status, we receive a pitiful amount of funding from the WCCUSD and struggle just to provide everyday supplies. Many fundraising efforts take place each year but the district needs to do more to help this school serve students effectively.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2010

Mira Vista is a school with parents who care.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2009

Mira Vista , the little school up in the hills was once and still is one of the better community schools. I agree with most of what's said here . Wonderful parents keep our library open 4 days a week. We need more volunteers and we need a wake up call to the parents with attitude problems. Mostly this appears in the parking lot. Horn honking, illegal parking, loud radios, swearing (come on parents! knock that off). This is not a north richmond school , this is our little school on the hillside have more respect for us and our community school. Act like an adult and set a good example for your child. Mira Vista was once and still is a wonderful school. Lets get rid of the 'ghetto' attitude and behave like responsible respectful adults so our children will too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2008

I recommend Mira Vista. My daughter went here for all 6 years and I have been extremely happy with all of her teachers. They just redid the parking lot to be more safe, as well as the recess play area. I would like there to be more activities on the 6th grade level, perhaps setting aside one half of the upper section dedicated to the 6th graders, as they are much older and mature now adays than in the past. They need to be prepared for middle school as it is such a big change. We need more parent volunteers, so please help out! The library alone is run by parents, so make a difference and help out your school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 25, 2007

Please I am a Parent and a Staff member here at Mira Vista the students here well some of them are very disrespectful and the language is disgusting I am pulling my child out of the school because I feel that it is not the right school for them ,and as far as saftey goes the yard is so big with so little yard supervision and there are so many free openings for just anyone to come onto the school grounds Mira Vista needs help
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2007

Mira Vista is an awesome school with some of the most wonderful teachers ever. The school tries its hardest with the limited funds, but parent participation is pretty good, with some room for improvement. We have a library (with parent volunteers!), computer lab, music, science (starting from 4th grade) and a nice 'community' feeling to it. What it does need is art and less emphasis on the standardized testing. Give the teachers some freedom to use their own creativity.. Although I think this is a WCCCSD thing, not necessarily Mira Vista. Parents need to give a wee bit more, but I've grown fond of the many parents whom I have met over the years at Mira Vista who continually are always around and helping out as much as they can! 'Mira Vista Rocks!'
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 26, 2007

Mira Vista Elementary and Mrs. Brown Garcia is topnotch. As the grandmother of a handicapped child the faculty invovled with him have gone above and beyond to make sure that he has what he needs to excel and to be a productive adult. Mrs. Evans had him put in the regular classroom instead of the Special Education classes and because of her and Mrs. Brown Garcia and her staff is doing well. God Bless them for caring about the children in their care. I believe if asked Mrs. Brown Garcia can tell you about the personalites of each child. She and her staff are a God send. Their should be more like her.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 6, 2006

This is my son's 6th year at Mira Vista. In earlier years I thought this was a fantastic school. The school has lot of wonderful and creative teachers. It's a shame that the school and district administrations are moving increasingly towards the standardization of students, and further away from creative expression and independent thought. The school has a limited music program. There are no art or PE classes. Some of the teachers will let the children draw or take them down to the playground for activities, but there is no opportunity for organized classes in these areas. Science education does not begin until the 4th grade. Studies in the humanities are limited. Like many public schools the students are being trained to perform well on standardized tests - most emphasis is placed here. Creativity, individuality and critical thinking have waned in the past two years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 21, 2005

Quality of teachers who are able to balance their class load and remain sensitive of the individual students needs is lacking. More creativity needed to make students want to learn, instead of feeling bored.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2005

My child has attended, Mira Vista Elementary, K-5th grade. I highly recommend this school, to all those who want teachers that care about the children, and teaching. The school is so popular, and has high parent envolvement, which makes a nice tight knit community for children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 10, 2005

great dedicated teachers, good parents, diverse student population.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2004

Overall, I feel that Mira Vista is a warm, familial school with great, caring teachers and dedicated staff. I have had three children attend Mira Vista and we have been very happy there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 19, 2004

A great community school with a very diverse population. If you want your children to share their school experience with students representing a wide variety of cultures, this is the place. The teachers are wonderful and dedicated, many are exceptional, the others are well qualified. As with any school, public or private, it is what you make of it. Parent involvement is extremely important and the parents here have been growing in their level of participation. After-school chess club is a bit hit with the kids. This is one of the most beautiful school sites and designs around. The school is currently being remodeled. (2004-2005)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2004

Mira Vista Elementary school's staff is caring and I think that a large majority of them truly want the best for our children. But, there are a handful of teachers who are lacking in the department of movitivating, inspiring, enhancing, and teaching. My daughter was doing okay in Mira Vista, but she lost interest and the teachers didn't try to challenge her capabilities. My daughter stopped bringing home - homework and her grades were below grade level. Yet, she was able to go to the next grade. I'm pretty sure that this is just not at Mira Vista, but at every school in the district. Since the district is taking away the libray's, counselors, and sports, they might as well take away our children's education too. Every Child Counts/ No Child Left Behind is a political lie! Signed Concerned/ Honest Parent Karen
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

745

Change from
2012 to 2013

+22

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

1 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

1 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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This school's
API score

745

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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.
Change from
2012 to 2013

+22

Change from 2012 to 2013
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API Statewide Rank
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1 / 10

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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39%

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Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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69%

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48%

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42%

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Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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38%

2012

 
 
39%

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53%

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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23%

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19%

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39%

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Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
32%
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 86% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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45%

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35%

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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 50% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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34%

2012

 
 
24%

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
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General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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32%

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Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

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40%

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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

English Language Arts

All Students69%
Females73%
Males63%
African American58%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)84%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disability31%
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner52%
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students73%
Females85%
Males60%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disability31%
Students with no reported disability84%
English learner62%
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate91%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
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

All Students39%
Females39%
Males39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino22%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)31%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate55%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students61%
Females58%
Males65%
African Americann/a
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)86%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner37%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
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

All Students69%
Females81%
Males52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner42%
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate73%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate56%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students70%
Females71%
Males67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino68%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learner33%
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate75%
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

All Students38%
Females44%
Males31%
African American12%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino35%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Non-economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner18%
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 graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate36%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students23%
Females25%
Males19%
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)58%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Non-economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability25%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only28%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate12%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate29%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students33%
Females34%
Males31%
African American12%
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)75%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Non-economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate20%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate50%
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

All Students36%
Females45%
Males29%
African American19%
Asian45%
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 disadvantaged34%
Non-economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability42%
English learnern/a
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 graduate18%
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

Math

All Students29%
Females32%
Males26%
African American13%
Asian45%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability33%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate18%
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 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 Students44%
Females48%
Males41%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
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 disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability49%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
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)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students48%
Females56%
Males40%
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 disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school 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 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 Students34%
Females37%
Males32%
African American16%
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)42%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Non-economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability39%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)15%
Parent education - college graduate55%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students42%
Females47%
Males38%
African American37%
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)42%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)15%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

Geometry

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

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students32%
Females43%
Males22%
African American21%
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)50%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Non-economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)15%
Parent education - college graduate27%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students39%
Females43%
Males34%
African American26%
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)42%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability44%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)15%
Parent education - college graduate45%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 35% 52%
Black 25% 6%
White 22% 26%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 11%
Two or more races 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

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

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6397 Hazel Avenue
Richmond, CA 94805
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Phone: (510) 231-1416

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