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Saugus High School

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Posted July 13, 2011

My son did horrible in Saugus High. I blame it on all the budget cuts and seniority and politics. They should be able to fire bad teachers and keep the ones that truely love to teach. My son had the worst teachers, that truely seemed bipolar or sick. One teacher actually threatened my son and his friends. He told another assistant student that if it was the last day in the world that he would punch all these kids in the face. My son told me this after the fact and his friend did call his mom and said the teacher is crazy. If i had known this the day it happened I would have brouught everyone together in the office. I just felt safer to take him out and he is getting C's and above in classes he just failed in Saugus. Saugus also steals your money for sports and doesnt let your kid play unless he is a movie star player. FYI you dont need to pay for public school sports, it should be free and donation. As long as they have parents paying for it they will keep charging outrageous prices. One more thing, more and more kids left Saugus last year to go to Charter schools and other schools and I think that says alot about a school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2010

My daughter graduated 4 years ago, and my son will graduate this year. I have seen this school grow and become better year after year. The teachers care for the students and provide a challenging environment. The principal is very active, motivating students and teachers, and encouraging parent involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2009

I cannot say enough great things about the majority of teachers, and administrative and counseling staff at Saugus High school. I have one student who determined NOT to graduate on time, and with the help of a very dedicated group of resources staff and the cooperation of admin and teachers, my son graduated on time! This school bears the Blue Ribbon of Academic excellence, for many years. Their CA standardized academic index testing ranks them among the highest in the state. They have a program or club for EVERY student! Their athletic programs are fantastic (minus a Volleyball coach and his stumpy sidekick), and I could just go on and on.... We bought our home in this neighborhood so the remaining 5 of our children could attend. To me, the proof is in the pudding- go to the school website and navigate through the news about test scores, and athletic championships.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

We've been very happy with Saugus. All of the administration, teachers, parents & students that we've come into contact with over the last two years have been respectful, responsible and helpful whenever called upon.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2009

My son is attending Saugus High school. , and the truth is I am very unhappy with school. There are teachers who are just horrible, they do not pay any attention to student needs. Overall I just cant wait untill my son will graduate this school. I had some horrible experiences with this school so I would not recommend to anyone to go to this school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2009

Love this school, children graduated with GPAs well over 4.0.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2009

First, the good things. The school mirrors many high school experiences of traditional American high schools. Football is big here, the dances and events are well put together. The principal cares a lot about a well-rounded experience here. Now, the bad. Since the high school experience is so important, it overshadows academics. Athletics is more important, and other high school experiences are on the same level or more important than academics. There are teachers that stress rigor in each field of study, but overall the staff doesn't stress academics and the importance of attending a 4 year university. Most students go to a community college right after graduation and most do not transfer in two years. The math teachers stress academics the most, but they can only do so much when everyone else doesn't follow course. This could easily be an 850 API school. Easily.


Posted October 3, 2008

As a student, I feel many opportunities have been made available to me. Mr. Bolde is an excellent leader for the school. Many courses are offered, especially many AP classes. I'd say teacher quality is about average. I had a few horrible teachers that barely seemed to have a pulse during my freshman year, but I also had a few amazing teachers that really impacted me. As sophomore taking the most rigorous schedule available, I feel that the counselors are very understanding and caring. Club selection is about the norm, pretty much the same stuff that is available at every school. I've always safe in terms of Saugus as a school. I have been individually harassed, but that's universal at every school. So all in all, Saugus is a great school that just could use more teachers who are passionate and teach class dynamically.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 2, 2008

We (my son and I) are attending Ty Devoe's Study skills seminar, which is very enjoyable and informative. We are getting great tips on how to improve study skills and how to use our time more efficiently. He has an excellent way of explaining the subjects, with great communication skills. Thanks Ty, and keep up the good work!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2008

I am currently enrolled at saugus high, and Ive only been attending 2 years but I have had siblings that went here in the past. it was a great school, out of the district I wouldnt recommend any other one to be honest. I have really liked my teachers and classes. I am currently involved in a sport but there are many options to choose from (clubs, sports, etc). Saugus is a stepping stool for the future to come, all of the teachers are trying to provide their aid to get us prepared for whats to come after high school
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 10, 2007

I must say, I was very apprehensive about Saugus High prior to my son attending the campus. After getting involved, my wife and I are throughly pleased at this time. Many activities are available for all. Our counselor has been incredible. Some teachers send the weekly agenda to parents. I know of all of the school's activities via the internet (pipeline). Very satisfied with the beautiful remodel. I wish they had lights on the atheletic field for evening jogging.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2007

Saugus is a really good school, I would say that it is one of the best in the district, defintely the safest. It looks really nice since it has been remodeled. There are also a lot of extracurricular activities that are easy to get involved in. Saugus is full of very good teachers, the only teachers I have liked were two of my math teachers. The rest of the teachers have been very, very helpful and genuinely want you to do well in their classes.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 1, 2007

The counselors were not as responsive as I'd hope they would be. The coaches did not inspire as great role models and I always felt that if you didnt participate or donate enough money, my kid was not going to be treated as the others who did donate their time and money.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2006

Saugus is a good school. There are very few, if any, problems, especially compared to Valencia High. The teachers are good and there are plenty of extracurriculars offered to student.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 1, 2006

This school academics is alright but the extracurricular activities, safety and discipline, and teacher quality is not that great. This school also has some problems that need to be handled. I would not recommend this school unless you have no choice but to go here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2006

Saugus is a decent school, all around, with a good variety of extracurricular activities, and a faculty who genuinely care for their students. Saugus does tend to have issues with communication in the administrative departments, however, be careful of this.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 22, 2006

Good school to attend. Nice helpful teachers and very friendly students.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 12, 2006

Very good staff in the guidance center! Parents, please get involved more! Come to the monthly PTSA meeting. Lots of information and many opportunities to show your students you care about their academic life.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2005

Qcademic programs----- Good. Availability of music, art, sports, and other extra curriculars, very good. Parent involvement... Great.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 20, 2005

The education seems to be on point but the students lack discretion when it comes to clothing attire. The dress code is definitely not enforced.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

824

Change from
2012 to 2013

+2

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

7 / 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 did not meet all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

824

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

+2

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)

8 / 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)

7 / 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.

225 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
44%
Algebra II

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

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
79%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

555 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
64%
Earth Science

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

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
n/a
English Language Arts

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

595 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
72%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
28%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

167 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
79%
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.

2013

 
 
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World History

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

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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

167 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
20%
Algebra II

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

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
41%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
22%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

372 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
47%
Earth Science

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

225 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
63%
English Language Arts

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

610 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
64%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
28%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

585 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
64%
World History

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

606 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
15%
Algebra II

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

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
18%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

228 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
75%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
44%
Earth Science

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

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
86%
English Language Arts

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

513 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
58%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
27%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

227 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
70%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
73%
U.S. History

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

507 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
54%
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students35%
Females33%
Males36%
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)39%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disability6%
Students with no reported disability37%
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 graduate25%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)33%
Parent education - college graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate52%
Parent education - declined to state44%

Algebra II

All Students69%
Females59%
Males78%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
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)53%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students64%
Females63%
Males65%
African American67%
Asian76%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability31%
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner25%
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented94%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state55%

Earth Science

All Students22%
Females18%
Males26%
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 disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability44%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
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)21%
Parent education - college graduate31%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students73%
Females77%
Males71%
African American87%
Asian88%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino66%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)75%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability31%
Students with no reported disability78%
English learner33%
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate64%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)71%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to state65%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students27%
Females26%
Males28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino23%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)32%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disability5%
Students with no reported disability36%
English learner11%
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 graduate12%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate35%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate40%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students66%
Females61%
Males74%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate68%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
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Not economically disadvantagedn/a
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English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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
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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
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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 Students14%
Females11%
Males15%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino10%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)14%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability15%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only14%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate15%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)13%
Parent education - college graduate8%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate40%
Parent education - declined to state9%

Algebra II

All Students38%
Females33%
Males43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)32%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented44%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)31%
Parent education - college graduate41%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate41%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

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

Chemistry

All Students51%
Females43%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asian76%
Filipino60%
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)50%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)45%
Parent education - college graduate52%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate61%
Parent education - declined to state50%

Earth Science

All Students61%
Females59%
Males62%
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)69%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disability42%
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner35%
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate56%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate61%
Parent education - declined to state50%

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Females68%
Males59%
African American40%
Asian82%
Filipino83%
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner12%
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)59%
Parent education - college graduate65%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state52%

Geometry

All Students35%
Females25%
Males48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino38%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)35%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability37%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented59%
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 graduate33%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate35%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students67%
Females64%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented76%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduate67%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students66%
Females66%
Males67%
African American46%
Asian73%
Filipino88%
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability70%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate20%
Parent education - high school graduate57%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)63%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate81%
Parent education - declined to state55%

World History

All Students56%
Females48%
Males63%
African American44%
Asian81%
Filipino75%
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disability19%
Students with no reported disability61%
English learner16%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
Parent education - not a high school graduate13%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)52%
Parent education - college graduate60%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to state50%
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 Students16%
Females15%
Males16%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino14%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)18%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate7%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)20%
Parent education - college graduate21%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students14%
Females14%
Males13%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)10%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability13%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only13%
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)11%
Parent education - college graduate6%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate21%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students74%
Females75%
Males72%
African Americann/a
Asian82%
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)74%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability9%
Students with no reported disability77%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate53%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)71%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students29%
Females32%
Males26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino0%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)40%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only30%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented85%
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 graduate27%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate41%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students57%
Females46%
Males64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)61%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disability33%
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only59%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate55%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students62%
Females68%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asian58%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability69%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate71%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate72%
Parent education - declined to state61%

Geometry

All Students19%
Females10%
Males26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino12%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)20%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability19%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate9%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)19%
Parent education - college graduate19%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students39%
Females33%
Males45%
African Americann/a
Asian40%
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)41%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability38%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only39%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented66%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)31%
Parent education - college graduate43%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate46%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students79%
Females62%
Males83%
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)79%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
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)81%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate80%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students62%
Females58%
Males65%
African Americann/a
Asian74%
Filipino74%
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability19%
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner25%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate49%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
Parent education - declined to state61%

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.

618 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

620 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
95%
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 Students95%
Females96%
Males93%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American88%
Asian100%
Filipino100%
Hispanic or Latino88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)97%
Declined to state91%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Economic Status Unknown100%
Students with disability71%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner65%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students93%
Females93%
Males93%
Gender Unknownn/a
African American82%
Asian100%
Filipino96%
Hispanic or Latino87%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Economic Status Unknown92%
Students with disability66%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner65%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 59%
Hispanic 28%
Asian 4%
Two or more races 4%
Black 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 14%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 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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21900 Centurion Way
Saugus, CA 91350
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