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Posted August 28, 2014

bad school i went to. their classes ar so small n ugly!!! everyone is so mean!! its filthy shcool and i hate it their! teachers are rude to ppl and everyone gossip! people mak mean rumours and nobody cares! ewe i never want to b here! if i could ran away i would!!!!!


Posted August 27, 2014

This is the worst school I ever went to. There is a lot of racism against light skinned people.Condoms are in water fountains. Pads with ketchup are on the floors.People write on the classroom walls. People date and some even get unofficially "married". PDA happens often. So many kids are being teased. There are no quality bathrooms and we have to share with another campus so our supplies are limited. The english teacher doesn't even teach writing or the english layout all she does is complain about students and rant. The science teacher is strict and will apply 10+ minute detention to a student who whispers. They never do anything about problems , you write about it but then you never hear from them again. Teachers are always leaving. Their psychological therapy methods never work and their counselors are of poor quality. People twerk, smoke hookah, and classes smell like drugs.


Posted August 6, 2014

I hate this school. They only have 1 bathroom for a girl and boy it doesn't even lock wich gives no privacy and no comfort. The water fountains are all Broken and are dirty. It's a small amount of space wich leaves no personal space. The teachers can be better teachers The rooms are the smallest rooms I have ever seen. The food is always expired. They have no field nd no lockers They make is carry around our backpacks and it's to heavy. They have no auditorium wich means that we need to excercise outside with no heat or cooler. 3 people have fainted at this school because of this ^^^. The teacheds cus at students. We raise money for the school and they make no difference. The things are really cheap their that have no nerse this school is a mess I HATE THIS SCHOOL I DO NOT RECOMEND TO BRING A CHILD


Posted April 20, 2012

Bad communication with parents, Teachear want to send the children to the office and then the office has the child call the parent to tell them they just got in trouble. when I tried talking to the office personal they hqad no clue what my son or i were trying to say. I had asked to talk to the teacher and the teacher never returned my call, this school is very unorganized. they don't even have lockers for the kids, the kids have P.E only once a week and have to go in their P.E clothes and stay in their P.E clothes all day long, no nursing office, only one restrom for boy and one for girl. when my son started this school they requested 20 pencil, 20 pens, 20 of everything. it is crazy what they ask for. they worry more about raising money for the school than teaching the children. i hate this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2010

Teachers are marvelous! They encourage children to be the best! The math Teacher (Ms. Earl) is fantastic.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2010

My child attended this school from 6th-8th grade. School is small, which in turn allows the teachers to really focus on every childs education. School offers a very safe learning environment as well. Overall I was very satisfied with the school. JS
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 16, 2010

It is a great option for parents in the community of San Fernando. It is a small middle school which is rare and it is a charter school that provides a better education then Nearby middle schools.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 13, 2010

I was a student there up until the end of 2008 in 7th grade. The whole school was terrible and a mess. Seriously they need to expand to make it larger. Its so small.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 19, 2009

It is great school,a nd the teachers are good. The small class setup makes the students learn better.


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

This school's
API score

837

Change from
2012 to 2013

+9

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 10


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  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

837

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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

+9

Change from 2012 to 2013
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API Statewide Rank
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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)

10 / 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.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
52%
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 86% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
36%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
49%
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 50% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
72%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
41%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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6%

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
58%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
77%
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

English Language Arts

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Females64%
Males54%
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Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate58%
Parent education - high school graduate54%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)71%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students56%
Females54%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
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Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability55%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate60%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
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
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

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Samoann/a
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English Language Arts

All Students48%
Females43%
Males54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino49%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability51%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only51%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate50%
Parent education - high school graduate40%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)50%
Parent education - college graduate55%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students96%
Females98%
Males95%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino96%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged96%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability97%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only98%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate98%
Parent education - high school graduate95%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)90%
Parent education - college graduate100%
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 Students97%
Females100%
Males94%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino97%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged98%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability96%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only97%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate94%
Parent education - high school graduate94%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)100%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students42%
Females51%
Males35%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate22%
Parent education - high school graduate41%
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

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students6%
Femalesn/a
Males8%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino6%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
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

Geometry

All Studentsn/a
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African Americann/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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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

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students69%
Females72%
Males67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability36%
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only75%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate60%
Parent education - high school graduate73%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students90%
Females96%
Males86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability90%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only94%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate83%
Parent education - high school graduate86%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)100%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 98%
Black 1%
White 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88%N/AN/A
English language learners 15%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

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  • Stanley Rhodes
Fax number
  • (818) 837-6222

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