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San Juan Unified

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3738 Walnut Ave
Carmichael, CA 95609
Sacramento County
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PH: (916) 971-7700
FAX: (916) 971-7070

  • Grades PK-12
  • 47,245 students
  • 76 schools

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 CST Results

 
Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 2

English Language Arts
 45% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 53% (2007)
 52% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

Math
 58% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 63% (2007)
 62% (2006)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 42% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 50% (2009)
 45% (2008)
 43% (2007)
 44% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 61% (2007)
 65% (2006)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

English Language Arts
 63% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 59% (2007)
 57% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

Math
 67% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 60% (2007)
 57% (2006)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 59% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 61% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 45% (2007)
 41% (2006)
The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 61% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 60% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 51% (2007)
 51% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 57% (2008)
 51% (2007)
 54% (2006)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 61% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 51% (2007)
 52% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

Math
 51% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 51% (2007)
 55% (2006)
The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 59% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 54% (2007)
 52% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 48% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 44% (2007)
 53% (2006)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Algebra I
 78% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)
 25% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 31% (2010)
 29% (2009)
 28% (2008)
 21% (2007)
 28% (2006)
The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

Science
 69% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 51% (2007)
 47% (2006)
The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 60% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 51% (2007)
 51% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative
 51% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 43% (2008)
 42% (2007)
 42% (2006)
The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

Algebra I
 38% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 40% (2007)
 48% (2006)
The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

Geometry
 87% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Geometry was 85% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 9

Algebra II
 65% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 63% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Algebra II was 65% in 2013.

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)
 22% (2013)
 17% (2012)
 18% (2011)
 18% (2010)
 21% (2009)
 25% (2008)
 20% (2007)
 21% (2006)
The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 16% in 2013.

Biology/Life Sciences
 59% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 70% (2007)
 70% (2006)
The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 58% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 66% (2013)
 61% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 56% (2007)
 56% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 62% in 2013.

Physics
Data not available for this district (2013)
 39% (2006)
The state average for Physics was 38% in 2013.

Earth Science
 37% (2013)
 34% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 25% (2009)
 32% (2008)
 28% (2007)
 22% (2006)
The state average for Earth Science was 38% in 2013.

World History
 64% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 52% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 41% (2007)
The state average for World History was 51% in 2013.

Integrated/Coordinated Science I
 27% (2013)
 23% (2012)
 27% (2011)
 38% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 13% (2008)
 12% (2007)
 17% (2006)
The state average for Integrated/Coordinated Science I was 26% in 2013.

Algebra I
 21% (2013)
 23% (2012)
 23% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 23% (2009)
 26% (2008)
 33% (2007)
 37% (2006)
The state average for Algebra I was 25% in 2013.

Geometry
 40% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 44% (2010)
 50% (2009)
 45% (2008)
 51% (2007)
 48% (2006)
The state average for Geometry was 45% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Algebra II
 33% (2013)
 34% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 33% (2010)
 35% (2009)
 32% (2008)
 31% (2007)
 35% (2006)
The state average for Algebra II was 39% in 2013.

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)
 70% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 65% (2006)
The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 76% in 2013.

Science
 54% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 48% (2009)
 45% (2008)
 42% (2007)
 41% (2006)
The state average for Science was 54% in 2013.

Biology/Life Sciences
 36% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 32% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 40% (2008)
 35% (2007)
 34% (2006)
The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 41% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 52% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 44% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 45% (2008)
 43% (2007)
 41% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 52% in 2013.

Chemistry
 46% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 50% (2007)
 38% (2006)
The state average for Chemistry was 46% in 2013.

Earth Science
 28% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 23% (2011)
 26% (2010)
 27% (2009)
 23% (2008)
 17% (2007)
 12% (2006)
The state average for Earth Science was 35% in 2013.

World History
 45% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 41% (2009)
 35% (2008)
 33% (2007)
 31% (2006)
The state average for World History was 46% in 2013.

Algebra I
 12% (2013)
 11% (2012)
 14% (2011)
 16% (2010)
 14% (2009)
 13% (2008)
 16% (2007)
 17% (2006)
The state average for Algebra I was 13% in 2013.

Geometry
 14% (2013)
 19% (2012)
 19% (2011)
 17% (2010)
 18% (2009)
 18% (2008)
 17% (2007)
 18% (2006)
The state average for Geometry was 15% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11

Algebra II
 14% (2013)
 19% (2012)
 18% (2011)
 18% (2010)
 20% (2009)
 15% (2008)
 12% (2007)
 15% (2006)
The state average for Algebra II was 15% in 2013.

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)
 44% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 41% (2008)
 48% (2007)
 44% (2006)
The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 49% in 2013.

Biology/Life Sciences
 46% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 41% (2008)
 38% (2007)
 33% (2006)
The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 51% in 2013.

U.S. History
 48% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 48% (2009)
 41% (2008)
 34% (2007)
 35% (2006)
The state average for U.S. History was 50% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 46% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 41% (2008)
 39% (2007)
 40% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

Physics
 58% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 56% (2009)
 42% (2008)
 46% (2007)
 42% (2006)
The state average for Physics was 58% in 2013.

Chemistry
 21% (2013)
 32% (2012)
 26% (2011)
 33% (2010)
 30% (2009)
 28% (2008)
 27% (2007)
 25% (2006)
The state average for Chemistry was 32% in 2013.

Earth Science
 41% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 33% (2011)
 33% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 31% (2008)
 25% (2007)
 17% (2006)
The state average for Earth Science was 37% in 2013.

World History
 22% (2013)
 19% (2012)
 20% (2011)
 17% (2010)
 19% (2009)
 16% (2008)
 13% (2007)
The state average for World History was 19% in 2013.

Algebra I
 5% (2013)
 6% (2012)
 6% (2011)
 6% (2010)
 8% (2009)
 7% (2008)
 8% (2007)
 8% (2006)
The state average for Algebra I was 10% in 2013.

Geometry
 11% (2013)
 10% (2012)
 10% (2011)
 9% (2010)
 9% (2009)
 12% (2008)
 10% (2007)
 11% (2006)
The state average for Geometry was 8% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 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.

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 CAHSEE Results

 
Scale: % passing

Grade 10

English Language Arts
 84% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 83% (2007)
 84% (2006)
The state average for English Language Arts was 83% in 2013.

Math
 85% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 84% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 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.

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 CAHSEE Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 10
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students84%
Females88%
Males80%
African American69%
Asian86%
Filipino92%
Hispanic or Latino74%
American Indian or Alaska Native90%
Pacific Islander57%
White (not Hispanic)88%
Two or more races85%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Economic Status Unknown85%
Students participating in special education program43%
Tested with modifications0%
English learner33%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Females86%
Males85%
African American67%
Asian91%
Filipino97%
Hispanic or Latino74%
American Indian or Alaska Native82%
Pacific Islander68%
White (not Hispanic)90%
Two or more races85%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Economic Status Unknown84%
Students participating in special education program43%
English learner55%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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