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California High School

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Posted June 22, 2014

My child has been attending California High School for over three years. We are very pleased with the opportunities available to her and the teachers she has had. The school's and district's impressive data speaks for itself.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2013

Gone from a 10 to a 7 from lack of leadership and no accountability due to the union. Not to mention 100% of the administration comes from the teachers union. or close to it. The parents and students are there to make sure they all make a good living with good benefits. SAY YES TO VOUCHERS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS. DOES ANYONE KNOW OF ANYONE ANYWHERE WHO GETS SO MANY DAYS OFF AND PAID FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR AND LIFE. We can't even get a teacher to stay after school cuz god for bid the union find out and punish that teacher. But a teacher can perform horribly and no one can say a thing. Nothing is done for years. we have to go through a three year process to make a common sense decision that person would be better suited in another profession. Then they still get paid for all the time they were performing poorly. Wow We need to separate the Administration from the Teachers and give the Administrators full over site as to how to deal with poor performers. We need Public accountability and reviews of each teacher. None of this just let the teacher decide what they should or shouldn't be doing in their class. TRUE OVER SITE. ACCOUNTABILITY.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2013

This school is perfect for a child that needs a extra learning experience. The teachers are excellent and willing to teach any kid. its perfect.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2012

Pretty great school, kind of crowded but it's still nice. This year they're reconstructing the large gym and last year they made many renovations. There are quite a bit of fights and a lot of kids with drugs but it's still a nice school and offers academies which are really great and block schedule is great because we get more time to do homework!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 11, 2012

It is unfortunate that a parent is unable to voice a concern about academic issues that directly affect one's child without being retaliated against. Recently I spoke with an administrator regarding something I didn't think was academically challenging or of any benefit to any students. I never mentioned the teacher's name and I tried to make a request to ban this particular activity from the school, in general, and not to focus on any individual teacher. To this date, my child does not know that I ever approached administration regarding this matter. However, the teacher must have been told whose parent voiced the concern because soon after, my child told me about how the teacher's attitude changed towards my child, from positive to negative. My child's grade also went down two letter grades in that class. I am disappointed and wish I had remained anonymous when I spoke to administration because my child ended up suffering the consequences for my actions.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2011

The counselors will tell new students one thing and the next day say something completely different. This school is very unorganized. Since i am a new student this is very vexing.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 30, 2011

Im gonna b new to this school next year looks lik a big school i hope not to get lost


Posted June 14, 2010

I attended Cal High for about 5 months. I absolutely loved the school! The campus is great, the teachers as well and simply the atmosphere is amazing. I was told it recently ranked a 10 and it simply left me in awe. I would do anything to go back to this wonderful school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 10, 2009

Beautiful campus, great curriculum, and friendly teachers and counselors. Yes, it can be overcrowded (hell, 16 students in my French class don't have textbooks yet), and if you're new, there's a 95% chance you'll get lost due to the unique structure of the school, but overall, I'm glad I chose Cal High. An added bonus? Block scheduling. Your amount of HW has been reduced.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 17, 2007

cal high is a great school..the classes are great the teachers are awesome...it can be over crowded sometimes....but we as condors..have to live through it...lol...we recently got a new library and new classrroms...CHS would have to be the best school in whitter...YOU WISH YOU WERE A CONDOR!
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 4, 2007

Well hey I'm an alumni at cal hi. And not because I went there. But cal hi is a great school that provides alot of great academic for students!. All the teachers are great and hilarious, and the classes are well kept. And come on, their building new buildings for the new in coming students. I am proud to say that i graduated a condor. In the class of 2007!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 20, 2007

Cal Hi is as good or better than any of the schools in the area. The school deserved it's recent recognition from the state. Their programs, from AP to the Academies, offer opportunity to all levels of students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2007

Cal Hi is way too overcrowded. There's enough supplies in class and everything, but it's just hard getting to class on time because the hallways feel like a stampede! Some teachers should definitely not be teaching there because they're either too old or don't know what they're doing. Majority of the teachers there are really good and easy to talk to. They discipline a little too much here as well.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 7, 2006

I graduated from Cal-Hi, class of '02. I took advantage of AP and honors classes, sports, as well as student organizations, all of which I believe led directly to my attendance and completion of a degree at UCLA. The teachers in these advanced classes at Cal-Hi do care and are willing to aid students that express a desire to learn.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted January 22, 2006

My daughter has adapted wonderfully to the school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2006

Overall, I am pleased with the school. My daughter is a freshman this year and she attended summer school to 'familairize' herself with the campus and teachers. I was impressed with the staff on back to school night and was able to speak personally with all of them. This is the most important first step to becoming acquainted with the teachers and listen to what will be expected of the student through out the year. Just as in any school, parent involvement is most imperative and I strive to participate in every aspect of her education. Her teachers are willing to work with her when and if she needs help and I also pay a math tutor if she requires that extra one on one attention that most teachers at many schools do not offer for different reasons. Overall, I am content and look forward to three more years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 1, 2005

I currently have 2 children attending Cal High. I am sadly disappointed in the quality and attitude of the teachers, counselors and staff there now. No help is available for children who have difficulty understanding comlicated classes, teachers use foul and abusive language freely, counselors and the Vice Principal don't want to be bothered. I wish I could afford private school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2005

I think that cal-Hi is overall a pretty good school you'll always have some teachers that don't care but most of the teachers are great
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 22, 2005

My child graduated from cal high this year and I must say not all the teachers should be teaching. But I must thank greatly his counsler Ms.Mcteer she is a wonderful mentor to my child and was always there when we needed her, we are truly grateful that she was our childs counsler she very much cared about our child and proved it all four years, our hat is off to her there should be more educators like her.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2005

California high has a great academic program, but the teaching is a little lacks. So parents please keep an open ear and eye on your kids ask lots of questions, this school is way to over crowded.
—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

798

Change from
2012 to 2013

+10

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

7 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

8 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
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 did not meet all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

798

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

+10

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)

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)

8 / 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.

424 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
36%
Algebra II

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

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Biology/Life Sciences

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

702 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
56%
Earth Science

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

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54%
English Language Arts

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

774 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
56%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

289 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
69%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

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World History

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

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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.

216 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
22%
Algebra II

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

245 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
39%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
50%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

304 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
48%
Earth Science

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

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
46%
English Language Arts

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

783 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
47%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

278 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
29%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

749 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
47%
World History

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

783 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
42%
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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
6%
Algebra II

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

246 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
13%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
35%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
30%
Earth Science

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

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
50%
English Language Arts

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

732 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
43%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
12%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

176 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
51%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
27%
U.S. History

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

737 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
52%
World History

The state average for World History was 19% 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

All Students30%
Females33%
Males26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino28%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)34%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disability17%
Students with no reported disability30%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only32%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate30%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state25%

Algebra II

All Students82%
Females77%
Males87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability82%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate83%
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

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students56%
Females58%
Males54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
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)82%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disability31%
Students with no reported disability57%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only61%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduate51%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)62%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to state23%

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
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
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Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Females69%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipino75%
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability66%
English learner23%
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate61%
Parent education - high school graduate60%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to state53%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Students0%
Femalesn/a
Males0%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
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 Students64%
Females61%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability64%
English learner27%
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented83%
Parent education - not a high school graduate58%
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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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
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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

Physics

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Malesn/a
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Filipinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Studentsn/a
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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
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

Algebra I

All Students25%
Females25%
Males24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino21%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)57%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability26%
English learner18%
Fluent-English proficient and English only26%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate23%
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)23%
Parent education - college graduate20%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state36%

Algebra II

All Students45%
Females45%
Males46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)37%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only46%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented71%
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students46%
Females44%
Males52%
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)46%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability47%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students52%
Females50%
Males54%
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)77%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only54%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to state31%

Earth Science

All Students46%
Females26%
Males56%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disability24%
Students with no reported disability49%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate49%
Parent education - high school graduate37%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)54%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students53%
Females57%
Males49%
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)67%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disability16%
Students with no reported disability55%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only58%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)60%
Parent education - college graduate62%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate75%
Parent education - declined to state62%

Geometry

All Students34%
Females32%
Males37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino32%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)56%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability35%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only38%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate48%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate46%
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
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

Science

All Students51%
Females49%
Males53%
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)65%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disability14%
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate45%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to state40%

World History

All Students44%
Females36%
Males54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)59%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disability21%
Students with no reported disability46%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate38%
Parent education - high school graduate44%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate68%
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 Students15%
Females13%
Males17%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disability4%
Students with no reported disability21%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only18%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate24%
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)16%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students24%
Females19%
Males28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino21%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)43%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disability27%
Students with no reported disability24%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only24%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented60%
Parent education - not a high school graduate14%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)20%
Parent education - college graduate35%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students78%
Females76%
Males87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability81%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only79%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate76%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)73%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students33%
Females25%
Males43%
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)59%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disability22%
Students with no reported disability34%
English learner10%
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduate20%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)35%
Parent education - college graduate51%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students40%
Females23%
Males51%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disability18%
Students with no reported disability46%
English learner24%
Fluent-English proficient and English only44%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate42%
Parent education - high school graduate50%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)32%
Parent education - college graduate25%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students46%
Females45%
Males47%
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)63%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disability11%
Students with no reported disability49%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only50%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate39%
Parent education - high school graduate41%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to state50%

Geometry

All Students33%
Females25%
Males42%
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)29%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disability13%
Students with no reported disability34%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate34%
Parent education - high school graduate24%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate47%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students34%
Females26%
Males45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino35%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)32%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability34%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only35%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented51%
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate26%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)37%
Parent education - college graduate34%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

All Students40%
Females21%
Males53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino37%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability41%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented79%
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)46%
Parent education - college graduate35%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students54%
Females44%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino52%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disability23%
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner20%
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate41%
Parent education - high school graduate55%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate58%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to state63%

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.

792 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

778 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
88%
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 Students89%
Females92%
Males85%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Economic Status Unknown77%
Students with disability37%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner58%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students93%
Females93%
Males92%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Economic Status Unknown92%
Students with disability63%
Tested with modifications0%
English learner78%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.

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

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 88%
White 8%
Asian 1%
Black 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Two or more races 0%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73%N/AN/A
English language learners 10%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

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

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