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Norte Vista High School

Public | 9-12 | 2340 students

 
 

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Posted November 8, 2011

It's concerning that NOVI doesn't develop or maintain critical thinkers. More often than not, students are pushed out of the educational system for a variety of reasons but by no means do they get to this point alone. Consider the analogy of "it takes a village to raise a child". Well the same should be applied to the experience of students marginalized at NOVI Why is it when a student is "high achieving" it's due to the support of teachers and counselors but the same does not apply to a student pushed out? In my experience, my frustration attending NOVI along with the lack of experience to articulate my feelings was not once met with a caring or concerned teacher, with exception of two. One was a Spanish teacher who thought I didn't go to class because he thought j was pregnant. Not once did he consider that I may be bored in class because I already know Spanish. Similarly in English I would not attend class for weeks only to show up for an exam and score the highest grade. Instead of considering that I should be in a different level the teacher's only concern was how I was able to miss so much and still pass. As an educator now I carry these experiences of what NOT to do.


Posted March 19, 2010

One of the best schools that I have ever seen, great IB program, great AP program, awesome and deicated teachers!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

Norte Vista has awsome teachers who love their jobs. They also take intrest in bettering the quality of education the students recieve. I had a good experience while attending Novi.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 19, 2009

This school is great! obviously like all schools it has its flaws! other than that nvhs just has a misconception by the public
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 8, 2008

I have been around Norte Vista high school since 1996. My brother went there, I went there and my little sister went there. I have never seen or been a part of a program that wants to improve their students standards. I was not the best student when I was in high school there but I do remember all of my teachers from my freshman year to my senior year and I can not say there is nothing that they did not try to do to improve my education and help me for college. I also have seen many administrators at Norte Vista and I have to say that Ms. Roy, Mr. Campos and Mr. Herreras are some of the best I have seen anywhere. Norte Vista is been good and as a coach I also hope to help future generations in going to college. Also the AVID program is great


Posted October 10, 2008

Like any school it has its problems, the only difference is that novi doesn't kick students out of its school for doing below average work like many other high schools do to keep up with their reputation. Many of my friends who attended novi went straight to really good universities, they have the resources just some students don't care for them. Coming from a student who went to a California Distinguished High School rated in the top five in the state and also attended novi, i would say people don't give novi the credit it deserves. If your kid is a slacker don't except the teachers to babysit them, after all they are in high school! and if you expect them to go to college i recommend you tell them to get their head straight because there is no babysitting in college.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 3, 2008

I am currently a student at novi and this is my 2nd year here. I am a juinor and i am shocked! My freshmen year was spent at Canyon Springs out in Moreno Valley and the difference is huge.... Well i will admit novi isn't the best school but it does have great programs for students who really actually care about their education.... On the other side, well it's not so peachy and shiny... we've only been in school for a week so there hasn't been too many fights, yet!!! But I know they are coming. As far as the teachers go, you have to find the ones who care and who actually want to be there and who will dedicate time to the student. The problem is trying to find a teacher who won't jugde you the second you walk in the class. -Kirsti
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 26, 2008

The teachers are the only ones pulling for the students. The administration could care less....as long as the problem stays outside their office, all is good.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2008

I've been a teacher at Novi for 10 years. My observation is there has ben a huge change in the demographics since I started here. We are always struggling to make improvements. As we do make some then a new group of students come along with even greater needs. I believe the majority of our students want to learn, I'm here for them. They make it bearable. The others should be put in a work program to earn a living, and kept off the streets.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 20, 2008

norte vista is a great school. at first i was scared of that there was fights and violence but once i got there i met alote of commited students and teachers at this schoo... i wouldnt go to any other school... besides if the student achives or doesnt achive its all on the student ....its not the schools fault that students dont know how to handle their anger or to be rsponcible
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 12, 2007

I have worked at this school for many years. I also have seen administrators come and go. I also believe that if you challenge students, and they are excited about the program, they will rise to the occasion. However, in the last few years, I have seen apathy at this school, not only by the students, but the parents, the teachers and the administrators. This school will never get any better if the parents don't care if their kids go to school and the students don't care about their grades. Administrators need to care about the students, not if they are going to move to another higher-paying job somewhere else!
—Submitted by a staff


Posted May 30, 2007

My daughter has attended Norte Vista for two years now and I am very displeased with the entire program. My daughter came from King Drew Magnet in Los Angeles were academic learning is very important. My daughter has not felt academically challenged since her arrival in 10th grade. I suggest that their staff become more professional and they refocus their energy to help their drowning students. I have recently put in a transfer for my child to attend another school outside of the Alvord District for her senior year and I might add that she is very pleased. Last; teachers should remember that they are the educators not the students peers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 19, 2006

Norte vista is the best school. Mr.Campos is a tight principal!& all the teachers are really nice.So arr all the students!c/o 08'-07'-03'
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 6, 2006

I guess if you just want your child to go to school it isn't too bad at Novi. However if you want them to be prepared for life after high school in the subjects of ecomonics, goverment, math, and english, following the rules of the school and be accountable for their actions this is not the place to send them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2006

It appears that there is a problem with the leadership in this school. The students overall are doing below standard. Maybe the Principal needs to re-evaluate his purpose. He should take to heart the issues of the students in need.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 26, 2005

This school's admins are great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2005

Norte vista high school was a great one...Although many people believed la sierra high to be the better school, mainly because of the better socio economic standards, it wasn't necessarily so when i attended it...I remember that at the end of the year, when all ap english students in the alvord district took the alifornia ap test...Norte vista came out on top, with more students that the other h.S.'S to recieve a passing scores...Myself being one of those high scores...So in reality, its not how wealthy students are that make a school a 'good' school, its really how competent and committed the teachers are...Of course the interest has to come from the student, to learn...But if you have an excellent teacher, he/she can truly inspire..And prove to a student that the sky's the limit.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted December 15, 2004

The facilities are much improved, but students are little motiviated and teachers are often apathetic.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted November 30, 2004

Very good school. Counselors and teachers alike stay on top of the kids. Admin staff have 'zero tolerance' policy regarding gang activity, drugs, etc.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 29, 2004

As a recent graduate of Norte Vista I am shocked to see what has been written about the place that I, as well as many others considered to be a good school. I was highly involved in extra curricular activites while in high school and I will admit that the school does make a big deal out of those activities. The one thing that a lot of people don't understand though is that those activities are what get kids to school everyday. It makes it exciting. As for the teaching, there are a great deal of awesome teachers at NOVI. Many of my teachers went above and beyond what was expected from them. Norte Vista is just stuck in a rut with a reputation they obtained a long time ago and they are slowly pulling out of it. -Brianne Meier (class of '03)
—Submitted by a former student


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This school's
API score

715

Change from
2012 to 2013

+22

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

3 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

4 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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This school's
API score

715

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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

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API Statewide Rank
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3 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
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Algebra I

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

246 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
10%
Algebra II

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

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
45%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

288 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
40%
Earth Science

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

169 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
22%
English Language Arts

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

523 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
45%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

207 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
14%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

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World History

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

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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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
8%
Algebra II

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

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
11%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

192 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
21%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

204 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
26%
Earth Science

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

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
27%
English Language Arts

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

525 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
28%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

211 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
5%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

521 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
30%
World History

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

541 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
30%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
6%

2010

 
 
0%
Algebra II

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

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
6%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
37%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

144 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
17%
Earth Science

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

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
19%
English Language Arts

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

482 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
30%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
3%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

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

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

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
19%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
74%
U.S. History

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

505 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
33%
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
9%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
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Students with no reported disability22%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate22%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)18%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
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Parent education - declined to state27%

Algebra II

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Females47%
Males59%
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Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
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Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)45%
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

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Females40%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented65%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate49%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students23%
Females15%
Males30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino23%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability24%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
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)45%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students52%
Females52%
Males51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability52%
English learner23%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate49%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state40%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students7%
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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino8%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disability7%
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Geometry

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Females5%
Males4%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented23%
Parent education - not a high school graduate3%
Parent education - high school graduate2%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)9%
Parent education - college graduate8%
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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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 Students11%
Females19%
Males5%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino10%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability11%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only17%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate13%
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students18%
Females15%
Males20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)29%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability17%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only20%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented20%
Parent education - not a high school graduate12%
Parent education - high school graduate17%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students21%
Females10%
Males30%
African Americann/a
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)27%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disability9%
Students with no reported disability22%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only31%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate24%
Parent education - high school graduate15%
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

Chemistry

All Students33%
Females26%
Males39%
African Americann/a
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)38%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability33%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only37%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented64%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate40%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students27%
Females22%
Males31%
African Americann/a
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 disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability5%
Students with no reported disability34%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only41%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
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 Students46%
Females42%
Males50%
African American73%
Asian69%
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)53%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disability27%
Students with no reported disability46%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented85%
Parent education - not a high school graduate40%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state56%

Geometry

All Students2%
Females2%
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)0%
Economically disadvantaged3%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability2%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only3%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate5%
Parent education - high school graduate2%
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

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

All Students62%
Females67%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability62%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented72%
Parent education - not a high school graduate53%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
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

Science

All Students49%
Females43%
Males56%
African American82%
Asian81%
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)59%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disability29%
Students with no reported disability50%
English learner22%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate49%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate61%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state72%

World History

All Students33%
Females27%
Males37%
African American55%
Asian56%
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)47%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability34%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduate29%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state41%
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 Students9%
Femalesn/a
Males7%
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%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability9%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only9%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate13%
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 Latino3%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)0%
Economically disadvantaged2%
Not economically disadvantaged6%
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 graduate1%
Parent education - high school graduate5%
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

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students57%
Females62%
Males50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate41%
Parent education - high school graduate71%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)81%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students10%
Females9%
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)31%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability11%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only13%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate7%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)31%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students23%
Females27%
Males19%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino23%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability9%
Students with no reported disability30%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate20%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students39%
Females44%
Males33%
African Americann/a
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)63%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability40%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate34%
Parent education - high school graduate34%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate72%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state25%

Geometry

All Students3%
Females3%
Males3%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino3%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged3%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability3%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only3%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate6%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students12%
Females12%
Males13%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino11%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)35%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability13%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only14%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented35%
Parent education - not a high school graduate10%
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)11%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students56%
Femalesn/a
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability56%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
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 Students38%
Females32%
Males45%
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)59%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability41%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented80%
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state45%

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.

560 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

558 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
74%
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%
Females81%
Males77%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American91%
Asian88%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability35%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner61%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students80%
Females79%
Males81%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American91%
Asian93%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability33%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner63%
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 89%
White 7%
Asian 2%
Black 2%
Two or more races 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87%N/AN/A
English language learners 36%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 4%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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Riverside, CA 92503
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