Student diversity

  This school
White 48%
Hispanic 37%
Two or more races 4%
Asian 4%
Black 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 2%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 47%
Female 34%
Male 66%
Source: See notes

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Music None
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No


Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Industrial shop
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Science lab


Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Community service
Game club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None


Academic award #1 Charter High School in CA
Year received 2013
Academic award US News and World Reports Best High Schools
Year received 2012
Academic award US News and World Reports Best High Schools
Year received 2011


Parent involvement (misc.) Attend College Information Nights
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Ivy Bound
  Miliken MS
  Portola MS


Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff French
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Spanish, Armenian, Farsi


Transportation options (misc.) Discount for MTA
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No


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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/04/2014
# of applications received 300
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 120
For the year 2013-2014


Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014