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Pioneer High School

Public | 9-12

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $225,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $960.

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Posted January 13, 2014

PHS has improved a lot over the years and is still improving. No more fights happen at lunch time and the test scores are improving. Great teachers.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 8, 2013

I am an alumni of this school from the class of 2008, so this review may be dated as I cannot speak for any improvements which have occurred in the past 4 to 5 years. However, there was much left to be desired when I was a student here. The music program is top notch and many of the clubs and extra curricular activities are excellent. However, the academics and administration was lacking. There was one standard for all students, but all students are not the same. Ultimately the school catered to no one, with accelerated students not allowed to get ahead by too much and struggling students pushed to pursue the same college preparatory coursework (above graduation standards) that the most accelerated students were taking. The school could not keep its leadership for more than a year. Counselors pressured students to pursue a 4-year state college and strongly discouraged other options such as technical careers, liberal arts schools, and community college. My parents had to call the school in order for a counselor not to force me to take a course I did not want or need to take, as it was a "recommended" UC course (not required). Too many of the teachers did not even attempt to teach.


Posted October 13, 2012

this school is really great with very good teachers and wonderful students. not forgetting the counselors as well.


Posted October 25, 2007

Great potential, but watch like a halk! PHS just finished its fourth year and second graduation. We had three principals; this year there's another. Disorganization acceptable the first couple of years, but no excuse after that. Newsletters with little meaningful communication (usually late). Parents not told about occurences (even with own child). Ditto academic options. Have to fight for what's fair. Squeaky wheels don't get grease: gotta scream bloody murder. Security is tight and tolerance is low - too much so. Good students overly restricted due to problems of the few. 'Consistency' resulted in suspension for minor offenses. Restrooms were kept locked. Some wonderful, caring, experienced teachers/admin, but too many who don't care or don't know how to overcome the bureaucracy. Most 'middling' students don't get the help they need to do better. Good clubs, sports, music, drama, PTA. Parents must be pro-active! Don't assume teacher/admin knows/does best and all's OK.
—Submitted by a parent


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

This school's
API score

742

Change from
2012 to 2013

+1

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

5 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

1 / 10


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The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school did not meet its schoolwide API target for 2013.
  • This school has not yet met the state goal of 800.

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  • This school did not meet all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

742

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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
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

5 / 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)

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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.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
9%
Algebra II

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

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
40%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

351 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
83%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
17%
English Language Arts

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

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
52%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
9%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
14%
Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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

2013

 
 
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2011

 
 
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Physics

The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

2013

 
 
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World History

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

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2012

 
 
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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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
0%
Algebra II

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

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
8%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
29%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

214 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
25%
Earth Science

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
4%
English Language Arts

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

343 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
32%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
1%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

340 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
42%
World History

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

340 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
34%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
0%

2010

 
 
0%
Algebra II

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

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
2%

2010

 
 
1%
Biology/Life Sciences

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

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
28%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
3%

2010

 
 
6%
Earth Science

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

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
0%
English Language Arts

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

322 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
37%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
1%

2010

 
 
0%
High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)

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

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
23%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
54%
U.S. History

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

328 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
33%
World History

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

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
7%
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 Students10%
Females13%
Males8%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino9%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)11%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Non-economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disability0%
Students with no reported disability11%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only13%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented29%
Parent education - not a high school graduate7%
Parent education - high school graduate10%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)14%
Parent education - college graduate14%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state8%

Algebra II

All Students69%
Femalesn/a
Males75%
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)69%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability69%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented78%
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

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students49%
Females50%
Males47%
African Americann/a
Asian76%
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)74%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability50%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only56%
Migrant education18%
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate40%
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate64%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to state35%

Earth Science

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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Native Hawaiiann/a
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Samoann/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students61%
Females67%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asian88%
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)79%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability62%
English learner2%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant education43%
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduate48%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)71%
Parent education - college graduate76%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to state48%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
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Samoann/a
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Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disabilityn/a
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Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Students34%
Females29%
Males41%
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)41%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Non-economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability34%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only34%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented58%
Parent education - not a high school graduate44%
Parent education - high school graduate18%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)29%
Parent education - college graduate52%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state18%

Integrated/Coordinated Science I

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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
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
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Physics

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Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
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Migrant educationn/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

World History

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African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
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American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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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
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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 Students8%
Females12%
Males3%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino11%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)0%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Non-economically disadvantaged4%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability9%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only11%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate9%
Parent education - high school graduate14%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state5%

Algebra II

All Students33%
Females23%
Males42%
African Americann/a
Asian67%
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)32%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability33%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented36%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate41%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate46%
Parent education - declined to state46%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students23%
Females25%
Males21%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino25%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only33%
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 Students24%
Females17%
Males33%
African Americann/a
Asian27%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino17%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)35%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Non-economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability24%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only25%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented55%
Parent education - not a high school graduate16%
Parent education - high school graduate12%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)21%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate46%
Parent education - declined to state11%

Earth Science

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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
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Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
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Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
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Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

English Language Arts

All Students44%
Females45%
Males43%
African Americann/a
Asian52%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino36%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability45%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only49%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented89%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate27%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)49%
Parent education - college graduate62%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate79%
Parent education - declined to state38%

Geometry

All Students12%
Females16%
Males6%
African Americann/a
Asian21%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino12%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)7%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Non-economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability11%
English learner7%
Fluent-English proficient and English only12%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented44%
Parent education - not a high school graduate8%
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate24%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state13%

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

All Students83%
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)91%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability83%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only83%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented80%
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 Students49%
Females47%
Males51%
African Americann/a
Asian56%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disability17%
Students with no reported disability50%
English learner3%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented95%
Parent education - not a high school graduate29%
Parent education - high school graduate31%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)58%
Parent education - college graduate57%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate97%
Parent education - declined to state40%

World History

All Students36%
Females27%
Males45%
African Americann/a
Asian52%
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)49%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Non-economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability38%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only40%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented70%
Parent education - not a high school graduate21%
Parent education - high school graduate23%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)40%
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to state30%
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 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

Algebra II

All Students2%
Females2%
Males2%
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)3%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Non-economically disadvantaged4%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability2%
English learner8%
Fluent-English proficient and English only1%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate0%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)0%
Parent education - college graduate4%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

Biology/Life Sciences

All Students63%
Females68%
Males56%
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)93%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented92%
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 graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Chemistry

All Students2%
Females5%
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%
Non-economically disadvantaged8%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability2%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only3%
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 state8%

Earth Science

All Students20%
Females18%
Males21%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino18%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disability8%
Students with no reported disability24%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only22%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate27%
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 state21%

English Language Arts

All Students48%
Females51%
Males44%
African Americann/a
Asian50%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino41%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability48%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only53%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented90%
Parent education - not a high school graduate25%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)56%
Parent education - college graduate54%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate69%
Parent education - declined to state45%

Geometry

All Students5%
Females7%
Males3%
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)n/a
Economically disadvantaged2%
Non-economically disadvantaged12%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability5%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only6%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate0%
Parent education - high school graduate9%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state0%

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

All Students22%
Females20%
Males27%
African Americann/a
Asian13%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino19%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)29%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Non-economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability23%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only23%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented40%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate13%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)17%
Parent education - college graduate32%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate38%
Parent education - declined to state13%

Physics

All Students64%
Females62%
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 disadvantaged67%
Non-economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability65%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented81%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate40%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

U.S. History

All Students49%
Females45%
Males54%
African Americann/a
Asian51%
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)67%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disability17%
Students with no reported disability51%
English learner0%
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented86%
Parent education - not a high school graduate31%
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)53%
Parent education - college graduate59%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate71%
Parent education - declined to state46%

World History

All Students7%
Femalesn/a
Males13%
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 disability10%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only14%
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.

371 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

374 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
65%
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 Students85%
Females86%
Males84%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian94%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Economic Status Unknown77%
Students with disability52%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner51%
Language Fluency Unknownn/a
Migrant educationn/a

Math

All Students85%
Females86%
Males83%
Gender Unknownn/a
African Americann/a
Asian91%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)88%
Declined to staten/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Economic Status Unknown85%
Students with disability35%
Tested with modificationsn/a
English learner62%
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 60% 52%
White 27% 26%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 11%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 23%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 11%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012

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