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Evergreen Valley High School

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3 stars

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2014:
Based on 21 ratings
2013:
Based on 7 ratings
2012:
Based on 5 ratings
2011:
Based on 9 ratings

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Posted June 16, 2008

I am a recent graduate from EVHS, and I too had high hopes for this school. But there are many things that limit students potential. Our current principal Ms. Vaeth takes no action to ensure our well being, and fails to actively communicate with the student body. Academic counselors, while they provide satisfactory help, are low in number and cannot assist everyone who walks into their office. One counselor has even been known to discourage seniors from applying to private universities simply because her own children failed to enter a private university. Good teachers are hard to come by at Evergreen, and the best ones are laid off due to budget cuts. However, Evergreen is still the top in its district - an accomplishment made by the students who work hard, possibly even harder than the administration that does not live up to its duty.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 25, 2008

I had such high hopes for this school and when Mr. McDonough was the prinicpal I was certain they would be met. He was an amazing principal. The next administration seemed to have taken the school from a positive place to a prison like environment.NO more FUN activities for the kids during the year. There used to be bands and lunch time entertainment with contests etc. The Teachers all seem wonderful and sincerely care about the children. It would be so much easier for parents to be involved if the teachers were consistent in using school loop to enter grades and homework. There was an inconsistency in the way it was used and though an amazing tool ineffective when the information is inaccurate. The current administration is unacceptable. The lack of follow through is ridiculous and requires a lot of work for parents.However, Cindy Pullano in attendance is the BEST!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2008

Even though my previous rating on the school still remains which was unsatisfactory. I want to say that a few people I have had to deal with have been extremely helpful. I believe this school needs more people like the lady in attendance (Cindy). When it comes down to the teachers and school...Actions speak louder than words.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2007

Speaking as a staff member of EVHS, the one thing I notice the most is lack of parent involvement in school activities. Yes, we are awfully short-staffed. We all do the very best we can by the students with the limited resources we are given.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted September 30, 2007

The principal who 'rules' the school needs to be reolaced and also reported to the School District directly. She is condesending when talking about any issues and also takes away simple events which in the past have been important and enjoyable for the students. I am a parent of two students and have had discussions with the principal and a petition should be started, at least for the DIstrict Office should be aware of the discontent, both from the parents and teachers. It really is a shame, to think my property taxes are paying for her salary...Sorry, wish I could be more constructive, but she really should find another job, perhaps a prison warden...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2007

My child attends EVHS. Football equipment was stolen due to the lack of adequate amount of lockers for players. We are now having to pay for the stolen material. There are a lot of fights on school campus and the staff rarely even knows about them. The office staff is so busy they are not even able to pay attention to the fact that a student is in their office. There are some admins that are absolutely wonderful and helpful but I'm becoming more and more disenchanted about this school every day. Private school is becoming sadly my only option because the tax dollars are just not going to a good education here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2007

A lot of the recent ratings are true. Don't be sidetracked by the glamor of going to a new state of the art school. This school used to be new, but people can sure destroy things in a hurry. Not only are public facilities as bathrooms in horrible shape, the administration falters to listen to students demands. Be warned, your students deserve better than this school. I am telling you this because they do.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2007

I'm really disappointed in the way the school runs. In simple words, this school's appearance is great, but the inner core of it isn't great at all. Counselors are a big issue and they are not well-organized.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2007

I abhor this school. There's no unity, everyone is rude, and while the campus may look great at times, everything is completely divided. Any attempts at unity (Peace Circle event, Sept. 11 respects, etc) are ignored, destroyed, or forgotten. I'm a student. I know.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 28, 2007

I go to this school, and if it wasn't for my friends, there's no reason to be here. This school is filled with administration who just don't care about the students. The principal has no communication with us! Teachers are average. Some of the teachers are fabulous, others aren't so much. Extra-curriculars? Let's say a majority look forward to botc, hc, and dances. That's about it. Overall, EV isn't what everyone thinks it is.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 25, 2007

Well, we thought we were getting a good principal, but it seems not. Why does she fire good teachers? My son lost a good math teacher thanks to this principal. The principal won't say why she didn't rehire the teacher, but I saw my son do much better in math with that teacher than he had ever done, thanks to his teacher. I think parents should be able to over ride a principal's decision. This principal is so arrogant and thinks she is never wrong. Why has she been dumped on our great school?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2007

pretty on the outside bland on the inside. teachers don't really know what they are doing. very segrated,you need to be richer to fit in. drug abuse problem. I would know these things because im now a senior here. nobody knows who the princpal is. there are very few extra curricular actives.little disipline, not safe for studence who can be easyly become influnced by drugs because they are readly avalible.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 16, 2007

-Number of AP Classes: Average -Number of Honors Classes: Below Average -Student Administration: Below Average -Counselors: Below Average -Office Staff: Below Average -Music Department: Average -Sports programs: Average -Teacher Quality: Below Average -- Average -Campus Quality: Above Average -Diversity: Average -Parent Involvement: Below Average Personally, I would choose to invest $15,000 a year and go to a private school where I would be provided with more opportunities than at EVHS. Mainly, the teachers and lack of funds are holding the school back from being what could potentially be a great school. All of the good teachers are leaving while the lazy, and unenthusiastic teachers are coming, which is tragic for the students. There definently needs to be more parent involvement for this school to progress. Don't let the administration solely run the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 12, 2007

-Number of AP Classes: Average -Number of Honors Classes: Below Average -Student Administration: Below Average -Counselors: Below Average -Office Staff: Below Average -Music Department: Average -Sports programs: Average -Teacher Quality: Below Average -- Average -Campus Quality: Above Average -Diversity: Average -Parent Involvement: Below Average Personally, I would choose to invest $15,000 a year and go to a private school where I would be provided with more opportunities than at EVHS. Mainly, the teachers and lack of funds are holding the school back from being what could potentially be a great school. All of the good teachers are leaving while the lazy, and unenthusiastic teachers are coming, which is tragic for the students. There definently needs to be more parent involvement for this school to progress. Don't let the administration solely run the school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 5, 2007

I feel that this is an excellent school. Yes, I may be biased because I attend EVHS, but, as it is clear from test scores, EVHS is one of the best schools in the ESUHSD. I came from a private middle school, and I had the option to attend a good private high school(such as Presentation). However, I chose to attend EVHS. It is a decision I definitely don't regret. The teachers really do care, and as it is a new school, it has taken some time for all the extra-curricular programs to settle in. Howver, in this 4th year of the school, we already offer some of the best AP classes and numerous art/music programs. In addition, we have excellent sports teams headed by wonderful coahces. In addition, parents are really involved in almost every aspect of the school. This warm environment provides a great platform for success.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 4, 2007

I am happy my children go here. I am very happy they have good teachers and Mr. Salmon is the best. The principal Mrs. Cornelious is so wonderful and so helpful and works hard to night to see parents and students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 25, 2006

evergreen is great. my two children attend/have attended evergreen and they love it. staff is great. a few bad teachers but what school doesn't have those? principal is great and teachers are very involved with parents. lots of sports and clubs. they discipline the students very well from what i hear. only slight problem is it's overcrowded, but they are solving this by building a new building. hopefully this helps in the future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 24, 2006

The most important thing about a school is it's management, and let me tell you, EV does a very poor job at that.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 11, 2006

Excellent school with diversified programs and dedicated teachers who really care.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 31, 2005

The staff cares so much about their students, and the environment is great.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

866

Change from
2012 to 2013

+5

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

5 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

866

What is the API?
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

+5

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school's test score performance improved between Spring 2012 and Spring 2013. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

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

5 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
Algebra I

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

163 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
45%
Algebra II

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

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
93%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

432 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

671 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
77%
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.

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0%

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0%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
13%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

326 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
75%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
0%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
31%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

193 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%
World History

The state average for World History was 51% 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

Algebra I

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

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
12%
Algebra II

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

260 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
65%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

589 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
82%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

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59%

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28%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

668 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
68%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
19%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
95%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

662 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
71%
World History

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

666 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 10% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
22%
Algebra II

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

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
24%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
71%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

441 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
38%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

645 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
60%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
11%

2010

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

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

351 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
76%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
69%
U.S. History

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

632 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
60%
World History

The state average for World History was 19% 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

Algebra I

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Males24%
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Filipino16%
Hispanic or Latino12%
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Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)8%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
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Students with no reported disability21%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only21%
Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - not a high school graduate11%
Parent education - high school graduate12%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)26%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate25%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

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Females92%
Males88%
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Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate94%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students69%
Females71%
Males68%
African Americann/a
Asian83%
Filipino66%
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)42%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disability7%
Students with no reported disability72%
English learner24%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

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English Language Arts

All Students82%
Females83%
Males82%
African Americann/a
Asian89%
Filipino88%
Hispanic or Latino62%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disability7%
Students with no reported disability84%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only86%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate57%
Parent education - high school graduate68%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)82%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate94%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Geometry

All Students51%
Females54%
Males47%
African Americann/a
Asian61%
Filipino31%
Hispanic or Latino25%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate57%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Physics

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Females81%
Males81%
African Americann/a
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
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Students with no reported disability81%
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Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate64%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate93%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

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Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students11%
Females10%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability15%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only10%
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)21%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students60%
Females63%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asian63%
Filipino40%
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students76%
Females76%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian85%
Filipino67%
Hispanic or Latino49%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate56%
Parent education - high school graduate63%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate90%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

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

Earth Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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

English Language Arts

All Students75%
Females76%
Males73%
African American36%
Asian88%
Filipino70%
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disability3%
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate61%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)73%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students18%
Females14%
Males20%
African Americann/a
Asian23%
Filipino15%
Hispanic or Latino2%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability18%
English learner27%
Fluent-English proficient and English only17%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate11%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduate22%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate28%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students95%
Females94%
Males97%
African Americann/a
Asian95%
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 disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability96%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only95%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate85%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)86%
Parent education - college graduate95%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate99%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students76%
Females76%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian89%
Filipino68%
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disability7%
Students with no reported disability79%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate52%
Parent education - high school graduate60%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate90%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Students67%
Females64%
Males69%
African American9%
Asian81%
Filipino66%
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disability3%
Students with no reported disability70%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate52%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
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 Students26%
Females35%
Males13%
African Americann/a
Asian36%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino24%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability32%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only30%
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)18%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students26%
Females24%
Males27%
African Americann/a
Asian37%
Filipino20%
Hispanic or Latino12%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)22%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability25%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate22%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)25%
Parent education - college graduate18%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate42%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students38%
Females44%
Males33%
African Americann/a
Asian58%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability43%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
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

Chemistry

All Students54%
Females46%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asian59%
Filipino44%
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability54%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate70%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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

English Language Arts

All Students71%
Females71%
Males71%
African American67%
Asian79%
Filipino66%
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disability9%
Students with no reported disability74%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate60%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate90%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students10%
Females12%
Males9%
African Americann/a
Asian15%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino8%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged6%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability11%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only11%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate8%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)14%
Parent education - college graduate5%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students69%
Females69%
Males68%
African Americann/a
Asian72%
Filipino56%
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only68%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate51%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students50%
Females32%
Males59%
African Americann/a
Asian68%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability49%
English learnern/a
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 graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)18%
Parent education - college graduate48%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate89%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students71%
Females66%
Males76%
African American75%
Asian77%
Filipino62%
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability73%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate53%
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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.

676 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

662 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
93%
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 Students93%
Females96%
Males90%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American82%
Asian98%
Filipino91%
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Declined to state96%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability40%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner56%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students97%
Females97%
Males96%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American67%
Asian100%
Filipino96%
Hispanic or Latino90%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)98%
Declined to state93%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability58%
Tested with modifications0%
English learner85%
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
Asian 61%
Hispanic 20%
White 6%
Black 2%
Two or more races 2%
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 18%N/AN/A
English language learners 4%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 1%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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3300 Quimby Road
San Jose, CA 95148
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