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La Serna High School

Public | 8-12 | 2518 students

 
 

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Posted January 10, 2013

I feel very fortunate that my children attend(ed) La Serna. One child graduated last year and I still have one attending. There are many excellent teachers there and even a few that I and my children feel are absolutely outstanding. There is a great emphasis for all the students to reach or exceed their potential. La Serna has a very high graduation rate which speaks to the commitment that the teachers, staff and administration have to the students. They do an excellent job at trying to prepare each child for their next step after high school and most seniors go on to higher education with the knowledge and self-confidence that they can succeed. They offer many honors and AP courses for students that need that academic challenge. They also have an exceptional athletics program. Their are many opportunities for the students to be involved if they choose. There is an outreach for parent involvement through PTSA, Friends of La Serna and booster clubs for sports, band and occasionally other classes or activities. The counselors are accessible and very helpful with any concerns or problems. This is a great high school and I'm very glad that this is my children's alma mater!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2009

I am a parent of two children that attend La Serna, and I am quite pleased with the staff and the students my children have made friends with. I've had little interaction with the administration but I have nothing but good things to say about the teachers. One of my children struggles more than the other. When I brought this to my childs teacher's attention they were quick to address it and gave me plenty of suggestions on how to handle things at home as well. They offered ways to keep in touch with them to make sure my students are not falling behind. As a matter of fact three out of 6 teachers gave me their personal phone numbers so that I can reach them if I had questions. Sometimes parents of high school students need to be aware of everything that is going on in the classroom.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 18, 2009

I belive that La Serna has a up scale of high standards!!! excellence to the Principle and whole staff!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 4, 2008

This is my sons first year @ LS. It has been a great year and he has made many new friends. All of my sons teachers are extremely helpful and have my sons best interest at heart. I have found many good families send their children to LS in which I enjoy my son making good friends with them. I feel my son is safe,and happy as it should be.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 28, 2008

I am sorry to say that I cannot say very many positive things about this school. The office staff is friendly & helpful as are some of the teachers. Sorry not to be able to include administration or a few of the teachers who act superior and arrogantly to students & parents. They boast needlessly. A close examinatio is needed by parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2008

LSHS is a school for a great education. This year is my Jr year at this school. I have been here every year so far, and will be attending next year. The school is very safe compared to others that I know of. It sets the bar when it comes to standards and learning. The teachers and staff are willing to help students and teach so that students will understand. They really do get the students to think of college and what comes after high school. That is one of the best things about my high school. Before I came to La Serna I never wanted, or even really thought about going to college and now i want to go because of the many people from La Serna opening my eyes to a new possibility. To everything La Serna has done for me I thank everyone at that school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 28, 2008

LSHS is a fabulous school for the teens that attend in Whittier. The academics, the leadership, the top notch teachers , counselors, administration and openness to new programs is first rate. We as parents appreciate the work put in by the security, administration, teachers, counselors to those that maintain the school...We are proud of La Serna. I give the school 5 stars and thank you for the great education and positive experiences both my kids have as now graduates , as of 6/18/08.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2007

I am a current senior at La Serna, and I have to say this year is the best. La Serna has not been known for its school spirit, but this year we have really stepped it up. The Link Crew program for mentoring freshman has added to the schools school spirit because they are no longer afraid to be themselves. We have 'loud crowd' shirts, which are given away to the most enthusiastic people during lunch or at the football games. These shirts are a prized possession, and students wear them everywhere. We also have a new victory 'assembly'. The day after one of our teams wins a game, during nutrition band members come out on our stage in the middle of campus and play while the captains of the team raise a lancer 'victory flag' and ring our 'victory bell'. It gets everyone excited for the next game.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 15, 2007

I feel safe at my school and the teachers are always there to help me
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 6, 2007

It is a good school, true. 'Distinguished'? It would love to pride itself in such a title. Curriculum is not challenging. I was heavily involved in activities (elected to student government, leader of clubs, AP classes, etc.) yet there is little enthusiasm as to actual lessons to be learned. Most of the material is all to project the image of excellence, when really the teachers and faculty do little to care for the quality of life lessons. La Serna is great place to go to if you simply want to have the appearance of a good education.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted March 28, 2007

Great teachers, particularily in the AP classes. Good athletic coaches who emphasized academics along with sports. My son graduated with a straight A average, (4th in his class of 396) and entered the USAF Academy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2006

My daughter graduated with honors last year. She is attending a top Ivy League school this year. The Link Leader program added something special in terms of caring for others, which is something our community needs more of. She talks fondly of several teachers and her counselor has been top notch. The College Corner was a great resource as well. My son is attending this year as a junior, and he is getting challenged and supported as well. Combined with parent support, La Serna is a fine school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2006

La Serna offers the student a well rounded education. The focus is not totally on test scores only. It seeks to engage all students in the learning process through a variety of techniques. La Serna not only has a good reputation for its academics, but also boasts of an amazing drama, art, music, and sports program. It has a good faculty and a dedicated support staff. I wouldn't send my daughter to any other school in the area!
—Submitted by a staff


Posted April 10, 2006

Prime High School in Whittier! Everything from it's location to it's academic courses, La Serna can't be beat. Students have extremely high school spirit and parents are involved as well!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 1, 2006

I have two boys at La Serna and one on the way. The academics are strong with an emphasis on helping children in need of help as demonstrated by their half-lunch program. There is a good variety of AP classes. The Water Polo and Swim teams seem to be well organized. Parents seem to be involved and take part in activities such as evaluating the senior projects. I'm glad we live in the attendance area of La Serna. It's ther reason I bought my home.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 26, 2005

Very fine school with focus on acedemics and the arts. Drama program second to none.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2005

Wonderful availablility of advanced courses, very high level of parental involvement, both my daughters are extremrely involved in sports and school asb. New principal- don't know much about him.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2005

Teachers do not treat students equaly. Student feels that there is ovious favoritism. Students appear to be using undesirable items at school withoput any repucusions.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2004

My daughter attended her freshman year at a private school. It took days to receive return calls from teachers, and they hired many teachers that were not credentialed. We transferred her to La Serna. My daughter is now a senior and we are extremely happy we made the transfer. La Serna provided all the elements we had hoped to find in a private school and it was in our own back yard all the time. The teachers are supportive and caring. The administration is always willing to listen. We could not be happier as parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2003

This is a great school. My son is a sophomore and he is doing very well. It's a very supportive environment.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

845

Change from
2012 to 2013

+5

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

9 / 10


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API score

845

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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

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Change from 2012 to 2013
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The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

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General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

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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.

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The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

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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 25% in 2013.

373 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
34%
Algebra II

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

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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83%

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79%

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Biology/Life Sciences

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

694 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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77%

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75%

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72%

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68%
Earth Science

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

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English Language Arts

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

739 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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78%

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69%

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67%

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65%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

329 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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63%

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65%

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70%

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74%
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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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.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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7%

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8%

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11%

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7%
Algebra II

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

247 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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63%

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69%

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58%

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59%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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59%

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84%

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80%

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74%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

384 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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69%

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64%

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53%

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60%
Earth Science

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

225 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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64%

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66%

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68%

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57%
English Language Arts

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

675 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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68%

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61%

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59%

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60%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

253 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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28%

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24%

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25%

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25%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

665 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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70%

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64%

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65%

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59%
World History

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

647 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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72%

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69%

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67%
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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Algebra II

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

222 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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27%

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24%

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34%

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21%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

144 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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70%

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71%

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68%

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71%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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52%

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56%

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54%

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42%
Earth Science

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

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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41%

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56%

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60%

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29%
English Language Arts

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

601 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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54%

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56%

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58%

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52%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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6%

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19%

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22%

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14%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

191 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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55%

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45%

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53%

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52%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

224 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

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35%

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57%

2010

 
 
45%
U.S. History

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

599 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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71%

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67%

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68%

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World History

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

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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

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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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Non-economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disability15%
Students with no reported disability27%
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Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate7%
Parent education - high school graduate18%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)31%
Parent education - college graduate42%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate33%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students83%
Females84%
Males82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino78%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability83%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
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 graduate92%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students77%
Females74%
Males82%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino74%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)87%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disability44%
Students with no reported disability79%
English learner13%
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate72%
Parent education - high school graduate64%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduate86%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
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 Students78%
Females79%
Males77%
African Americann/a
Asian79%
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)85%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disability31%
Students with no reported disability80%
English learner6%
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate67%
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)82%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate87%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

Geometry

All Students63%
Females68%
Males58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino59%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate51%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)64%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate75%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
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

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 Students7%
Females11%
Males4%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino7%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)4%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Non-economically disadvantaged6%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability7%
English learner9%
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate5%
Parent education - high school graduate4%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)5%
Parent education - college graduate18%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Algebra II

All Students63%
Females65%
Males61%
African Americann/a
Asian82%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented73%
Parent education - not a high school graduate56%
Parent education - high school graduate74%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)55%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students59%
Females56%
Males62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
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 Students69%
Females65%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian86%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability70%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only70%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate53%
Parent education - high school graduate78%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate66%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate82%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students64%
Females59%
Males67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino61%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)68%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disability35%
Students with no reported disability67%
English learner23%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate57%
Parent education - high school graduate58%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)70%
Parent education - college graduate53%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate74%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students68%
Females73%
Males63%
African Americann/a
Asian76%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)70%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability26%
Students with no reported disability70%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate54%
Parent education - high school graduate59%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students28%
Females21%
Males35%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino27%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)30%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Non-economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability29%
English learner19%
Fluent-English proficient and English only28%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate29%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)26%
Parent education - college graduate37%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate30%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students91%
Femalesn/a
Males100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino88%
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 disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only90%
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 Students70%
Females71%
Males68%
African Americann/a
Asian76%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino68%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)73%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disability20%
Students with no reported disability73%
English learner23%
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented98%
Parent education - not a high school graduate51%
Parent education - high school graduate60%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

World History

All Students70%
Females65%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asian74%
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)75%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disability42%
Students with no reported disability71%
English learner34%
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate61%
Parent education - high school graduate61%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate86%
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 Students0%
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
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%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only0%
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

Algebra II

All Students27%
Females27%
Males29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino24%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)36%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Non-economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability27%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only29%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented17%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)26%
Parent education - college graduate38%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate45%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students70%
Females67%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability72%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate68%
Parent education - high school graduate64%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate74%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate78%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students52%
Females49%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asian91%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino44%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner58%
Fluent-English proficient and English only52%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented97%
Parent education - not a high school graduate51%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)42%
Parent education - college graduate62%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate59%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Earth Science

All Students41%
Females27%
Males55%
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 disadvantaged29%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability60%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only57%
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 Students54%
Females56%
Males52%
African Americann/a
Asian85%
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 disadvantaged50%
Non-economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disability10%
Students with no reported disability56%
English learner17%
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduate56%
Parent education - high school graduate43%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate70%
Parent education - declined to state52%

Geometry

All Students6%
Females9%
Males4%
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)3%
Economically disadvantaged5%
Non-economically disadvantaged9%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability7%
English learner15%
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate3%
Parent education - high school graduate11%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)4%
Parent education - college graduate0%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

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

All Students55%
Females57%
Males53%
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino47%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability55%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduate47%
Parent education - high school graduate46%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate69%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate65%
Parent education - declined to state64%

Physics

All Students39%
Females34%
Males44%
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)48%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability40%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only42%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented75%
Parent education - not a high school graduate35%
Parent education - high school graduate30%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)37%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate78%
Parent education - declined to state55%

U.S. History

All Students71%
Females65%
Males77%
African Americann/a
Asian95%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disability23%
Students with no reported disability72%
English learner24%
Fluent-English proficient and English only73%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduate70%
Parent education - high school graduate62%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)66%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate84%
Parent education - declined to state70%

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.

711 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

712 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
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 Students90%
Females95%
Males85%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian86%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged85%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability36%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner52%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students90%
Females93%
Males88%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino89%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)92%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Economic Status Unknownn/a
Students with disability47%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner79%
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 State average
Hispanic 59% 51%
White 35% 27%
Asian 4% 11%
Black 1% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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15301 East Youngwood Drive
Whittier, CA 90605
Phone: (562) 698-8121

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