This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More
Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
12%
State avg: 37%
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English
20%
State avg: 48%
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Science
32%
State avg: 61%
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4/10
Academic progress
How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
1/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Black
39%
Hispanic
34%
White
11%
Filipino
7%
Asian
4%
Two or more races
3%
Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
23 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
730 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
66%
State avg: 91%
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40 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
5 11
4 4
3 1
2 5
1 8
Neighborhood
4730 Sterling Hill Drive
Antioch, CA 94531
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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