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Shafter High School

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $100,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $660.

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Posted October 26, 2008

U can call to the school and ask questions, so form us that is inmportant
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 13, 2008

I believe it's a great school. Located in a quiet and safe neighborhood.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 7, 2007

Great School to have your children going to!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2007

Shafter High School in my perspective is a great school where the students can actually settle down and learn something. The teachers are very good with the students they try to do their best so not one single student fail their class. They have many sports there for example: boys and girls basketball, soccer, tennis, softball, and baseball. We can't forget their boys football froshsoph, JV, and Varsity team because their in the lists. They also have volleyball. Their music band is great. Their uniforms are just the perfect colors and the best design I have seen in my years so far. Many parents are involved with their child at this school. You always see parents at meetings at school plays and many other school organized meetings. Over all this school is great for any one to attend and you can trust me because my child attends it too.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted January 11, 2006

How many high school principals make direct phone calls to parents regarding general educational concerns? Shafter High is one of the few! Shafter High Staff really do care about their students. They want each and everyone of them to set goals and reach them for a successful future. We believe in our school and stand proud!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

The API reflects year-over-year schools performance based on STAR test score results from spring 2013.

This school's
API score

680

Change from
2012 to 2013

+12

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

2 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

1 / 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 its schoolwide API target for 2013.
  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

API Growth scores by subgroup

In addition to schoolwide API scores, each student subgroup receives an API score.
Did this school meet all the API goals for student subgroups this year?
The state goal for the API is 800. All the student subgroups at a school that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school met all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

680

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

+12

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 2011 and Spring 2012. 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)

2 / 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)

1 / 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.

214 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
11%
Algebra II

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Biology/Life Sciences

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

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
10%
Earth Science

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

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
42%
English Language Arts

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

365 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
39%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
7%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
28%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

233 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
0%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
19%
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.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
4%
Algebra II

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

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
33%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

291 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
32%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
English Language Arts

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

296 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
30%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
13%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

293 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
31%
World History

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

294 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
43%
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

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
1%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
5%
Algebra II

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

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
16%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
24%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

156 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
30%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
11%
English Language Arts

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

306 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
32%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

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

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

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
59%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

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

308 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
49%
World History

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
21%

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

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Females25%
Males20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino22%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)33%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability22%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant education14%
Gifted and talented64%
Parent education - not a high school graduate23%
Parent education - high school graduate24%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)6%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate38%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students8%
Females10%
Males6%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability8%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only10%
Migrant education4%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate13%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students54%
Females49%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino51%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)69%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability54%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students39%
Females46%
Males31%
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)52%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability39%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only47%
Migrant education25%
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduate32%
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate45%
Parent education - declined to state21%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students8%
Females11%
Males6%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino9%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)0%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Non-economically disadvantaged9%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability10%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only15%
Migrant education6%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate7%
Parent education - high school graduate9%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students38%
Females27%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino31%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability37%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented76%
Parent education - not a high school graduate27%
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

All Students19%
Females17%
Males20%
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)20%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Non-economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability19%
English learner4%
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
Migrant education13%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate13%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)14%
Parent education - college graduate17%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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

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
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

Algebra I

All Students6%
Females8%
Males3%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino5%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged5%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability4%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate3%
Parent education - high school graduate12%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students34%
Females26%
Males43%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Non-economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability32%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only34%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented30%
Parent education - not a high school graduate40%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students27%
Females26%
Males28%
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)47%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Non-economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability28%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only32%
Migrant education31%
Gifted and talented64%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate33%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)24%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate57%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

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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
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Migrant educationn/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

Earth Science

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African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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Samoann/a
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Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disabilityn/a
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Migrant educationn/a
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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 Students36%
Females36%
Males36%
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)68%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability37%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant education31%
Gifted and talented79%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate39%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)51%
Parent education - college graduate48%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate60%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students14%
Females10%
Males19%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Non-economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability14%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only16%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented25%
Parent education - not a high school graduate11%
Parent education - high school graduate8%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)20%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All 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
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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

Science

All Students44%
Females41%
Males47%
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)75%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disability45%
Students with no reported disability44%
English learner5%
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant education21%
Gifted and talented73%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate51%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate35%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Students44%
Females34%
Males56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino42%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)71%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disability30%
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant education36%
Gifted and talented59%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate45%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate52%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate77%
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 Students4%
Females2%
Males6%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino4%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged2%
Non-economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability4%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only5%
Migrant education7%
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate2%
Parent education - high school graduate3%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students24%
Females9%
Males44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino29%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability23%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate33%
Parent education - high school graduate18%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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
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

Chemistry

All Students29%
Females19%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino30%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)25%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Non-economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability29%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only30%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented65%
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate22%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduate43%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 Students26%
Females26%
Males25%
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)33%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Non-economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability26%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only29%
Migrant education22%
Gifted and talented83%
Parent education - not a high school graduate19%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)22%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students8%
Females3%
Males17%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged8%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability8%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only8%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate4%
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students51%
Females50%
Males52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented50%
Parent education - not a high school graduate36%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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

U.S. History

All Students47%
Females37%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Non-economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant education34%
Gifted and talented84%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)34%
Parent education - college graduate67%
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
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.

318 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

317 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
76%
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 Students75%
Females78%
Males71%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability27%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner31%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant education61%

Math

All Students79%
Females81%
Males75%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged78%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability45%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner40%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant education72%
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
Hispanic 90%
White 8%
Asian 1%
Two or more races 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Black 0%

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 75%N/AN/A
English language learners 20%N/AN/A

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 2%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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