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Santa Rosa High School

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Posted April 17, 2014

My son is an 8th grader who's decided to attend Santa Rosa High in the Artquest program in the fall. I've been spending a lot of time on campus lately, attending the school's 140th anniversary celebration, various Artquest showcases, school play, class selection night. My wife has joined the Student Teacher Parent group. So far our experiences have been extremely positive. Office staff have been courteous and helpful. The teachers seem intelligent, competent, helpful, and engaged. The campus is gorgeous. Obviously we' have a lot to learn about this school, but so far everything we've seen seems extremely positive.


Posted April 6, 2014

I am a current student at Santa Rosa High School and this is my first year and I could not be happier. I am happy to go to school because of this school. For the first time in my life I'm not dreading Mondays or counting down the days to summer starting in august. To be honest, I can't say a bad thing about this school. Students are created equal from the staff and more importantly the other students. I have never witnessed an act of bullying and have not heard of any. There's no "popular kids" or "geeks." Everyone gets along. I think part of this reason is that the school is so diverse and has the ArtQuest program. Kids are literally taught to be themselves. Aside from artquest, we have the FFA program. I am not apart of either. A lot of people are scared to come here because "they aren't artsy." I am the least creative person you will ever meet and I fit in fine. This schools spirit and leadership amazes me. In my opinion, sending your kid to any other school like Carrillo or Newman is an awful decision.


Posted December 16, 2012

My son has been a student at SRHS since his freshman year. In the past 3 and ahalf years, he has had some of the best experiences in his young life. I transitioned him from private schools, and was worried about how well he would do in public school. With excellent teachers and sports programs he has truly excelled. In his senior year he joined choir and had a chance to experience a small part of the Art Quest program which is really impressive. From the teachers, staff,and coaches to the curriculum SRHS truly offers an experience to kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 11, 2010

Although people may think SRHS is nothing without Artquest, we have an outstanding amount of teachers who strive to bring many different types of knowledge to their students. Our teachers take pride in the school's rich history and maintain a museum in the main building that archives all of the amazing students that have graduated. The foundation raises thousands so students can have everything they need for a great education and the programs involve a lot of support from parents, the community, and teachers. SRHS has a record low amount of violence and a lot of diversity among students. The reason so many students come from outside of the district is they want to feel a part of a group, and not an outsider. We are bonded together by the pride we have for our school and anyone who is lucky enough to squeeze in on the transfer list will soon find out why.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 6, 2009

The ArtQuest program at Santa Rosa High School gives students a chance to participate in a visual and performing arts program of exceptional quality. I have been tremendously impressed with the student work I've seen, whether it is in visual arts, dance, chorus, drama or orchestra. It is inspiring to see what teens are capable of when the expectations are high and the curriculum is challenging and intellectually and creatively stimulating.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

Santa Rosa High School can boast of the award-winning ArtQuest program that encourages creativity, critical thinking, and global awareness!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

The ArtQuest program at SRHS is unique. It develops a close community of all students in the program plus individually in their specialty areas of dance, arts, photography, drama, video arts, etc. Simultaneously, students can pursue the University Pathway. This ensures they have the opportunity to pursue their love of the arts as well as academic advancement to a university upon graduation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 17, 2009

Santa Rosa High School has the best music program in Sonoma County. Mark Wardlaw, the music director and teacher has been an inspiration to hundreds of students, many of whom have gone on to become successful musicians, but all of whom have had their lives immeasurably enriched by being part of a vibrant musical learning experience. My son plays the alto saxophone and the music program has had a profound influence on his life.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 22, 2008

I attended SRHS for all four years of my high school education. I have every intention of sending my son there when he reaches high school age. I think that SRHS offers such a diverse group of students, teachers, and learning opportunities. There is the Art Quest program, which is absolutely wonderful, and on the other end of the spectrum, it has a wonderful shop program and ag program. The many pathways allow every person to find something they are most interested in, which in my opinion helps make for a much more fun, involved high school career. I couldn't be happier with the education I received there.


Posted September 10, 2008

An excellent school in every regard. Diverse and tolerant students, excellent AP and Honors courses, great selection of clubs and activities. Tremendous parent involvement, committed teachers, ongoing communication from the principal. The ArtQuest program is superb, and there are many options for students who do not intend to attend college. My child has never been happier in a school or more excited to excel. Five stars.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 4, 2008

This is the best high school in Santa Rosa! I transferred from another high school and I am very happy that I did! The spirit is amazing, the teachers are fantastic and the students are friendly and individual.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 17, 2008

There is much more than just Artquest at this school. Many clubs to sign up for and all teachers are pleasant to have as instructors. The school sends out indicators for new activities, changes, and events going on at the school. Great way to motivate your teen with CSF: California Scholarship Federation and the mock S.A.T. for the extra help before the big exam. SRHS has a good history with sports and plays not to crush other's spirits, but to have fun while playing a good game.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 7, 2007

The teachers in the honors courses are outstanding. The social atmosphere is very accepting of individuals. Basically anyone can find a friend they have something in common with. The school is absolutely beautiful. If you have a son who wants to win in football, though, I would go somewhere else.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 20, 2007

SRHS is an wonderful school. Both of my children have attended, one of which is a graduate. The staff is wonderful with the students, the communication is top notch. The arts department is outstanding! I feel they get a top rate education and are made to feel they on their way to do important things with their future.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 20, 2007

I really love this school. it helps my daughter think that she has a purpose and a meaning in this world! the teachers are so nice and the principle is great!


Posted February 23, 2007

Please notice that the Artquest Program is the reason to go here -- see other reviews. Test scores are disappointing throughout Santa Rosa as is the four year college matriculation rate. Solid principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 9, 2006

SRHS is one of the last remaining self-sustained schools in California. It offers the most electives of all the schools in the area, including an ArtQuest program which attracts aspiring artists as far as San Francisco. A wide variety of sports, but overall teams don't do so well against other schools.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted January 21, 2006

Wonderful music and arts programs and great diversity and wonderful facilities
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2006

My son attends Santa Rosa High School in the ArtQuest program for music. It has been a great experience for him. The parent involvement is amazing and the teachers are really there for the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2005

Wonderful programs in areas of Art (Art Quest: 100 min/day of art), music (chior & band), dance, and sports.
—Submitted by a former student


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This school's
API score

801

Change from
2012 to 2013

+8

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

8 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
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  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

801

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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

+8

Change from 2012 to 2013
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API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

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

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

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

244 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
30%
Algebra II

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

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Biology/Life Sciences

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

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
74%
Earth Science

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

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
46%
English Language Arts

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

538 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
34%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
60%
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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
6%
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.

144 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
24%
Algebra II

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

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
61%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

206 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
58%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
80%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
29%
English Language Arts

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

448 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
66%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

157 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
35%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

446 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
58%
World History

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

404 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
14%
Algebra II

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

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
17%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
37%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
45%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
46%
English Language Arts

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

427 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
56%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
4%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
79%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

112 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
51%
U.S. History

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

436 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
53%
World History

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

11 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
39%
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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Females54%
Males45%
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Hispanic or Latino45%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)53%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability50%
English learner14%
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented57%
Parent education - not a high school graduate52%
Parent education - high school graduate61%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduate52%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate59%
Parent education - declined to state25%

Algebra II

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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students75%
Females74%
Males75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino59%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability76%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate91%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students49%
Females48%
Males52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino40%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disability30%
Students with no reported disability52%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduate28%
Parent education - high school graduate38%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate69%
Parent education - declined to state35%

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females69%
Males61%
African Americann/a
Asian73%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino50%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner12%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to state52%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students40%
Females41%
Males40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)41%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner11%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate44%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate46%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students64%
Females63%
Males65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability65%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate56%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate76%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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Physics

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Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Students30%
Females17%
Males36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino13%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability31%
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)40%
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 Students21%
Females19%
Males24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)23%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Non-economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disability7%
Students with no reported disability23%
English learner21%
Fluent-English proficient and English only22%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate17%
Parent education - high school graduate20%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduate36%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate25%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students48%
Females48%
Males48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)53%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only48%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented57%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate52%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students43%
Females42%
Males43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino24%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disability25%
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate16%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate70%
Parent education - declined to state27%

Chemistry

All Students60%
Females53%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability61%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only60%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented74%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate56%
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
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students62%
Females66%
Males58%
African American21%
Asian67%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disability29%
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduate34%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to state60%

Geometry

All Students26%
Females25%
Males27%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino16%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)29%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented45%
Parent education - not a high school graduate18%
Parent education - high school graduate17%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduate30%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate38%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students100%
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)100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability100%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only100%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
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

Science

All Students57%
Females55%
Males62%
African American29%
Asian50%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Non-economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate26%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state64%

World History

All Students49%
Females43%
Males56%
African American14%
Asian53%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino32%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability52%
English learner23%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented80%
Parent education - not a high school graduate20%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)45%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
Parent education - declined to state59%
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 Students18%
Females21%
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)21%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability22%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only22%
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)25%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students25%
Females25%
Males25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino19%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)26%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented54%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)23%
Parent education - college graduate21%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate44%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students40%
Females46%
Males34%
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)55%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disability11%
Students with no reported disability49%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate60%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students34%
Females30%
Males47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino25%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)38%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability33%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)20%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
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
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students58%
Females65%
Males49%
African Americann/a
Asian63%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino39%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented83%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate36%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)57%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state40%

Geometry

All Students4%
Females6%
Males2%
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)7%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantaged7%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only5%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate6%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)6%
Parent education - college graduate0%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students51%
Females48%
Males54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)47%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability50%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented61%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)30%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate70%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students62%
Females53%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asian50%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Non-economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability61%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only62%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented73%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students52%
Females50%
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asian40%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino33%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disability28%
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented76%
Parent education - not a high school graduate27%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)47%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to state31%

World History

All Students40%
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

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

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 83% in 2013.

454 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

455 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
94%
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%
Females94%
Males93%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American86%
Asian83%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)99%
Declined to state93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged98%
Economic Status Unknown100%
Students with disability65%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner43%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students95%
Females95%
Males94%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American93%
Asian94%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)98%
Declined to state97%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Non-economically disadvantaged98%
Economic Status Unknown100%
Students with disability69%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner67%
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
White 49%
Hispanic 36%
Two or more races 6%
Asian 4%
Black 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/AN/A
English language learners 8%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 3%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Brad Coscarelli
Fax number
  • (707) 528-5724

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1235 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: (707) 528-5291

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