Golden West High School

Claimed
6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
21
Grades
9-12
Students
1,640
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Science
61%
State avg: 50%
English
50%
State avg: 48%
Math
19%
State avg: 37%
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7/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
99%
State avg: 82%
Percent of students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
40%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1415
State avg: 1473
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
68%
White
23%
Asian
4%
Black
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
1%
Filipino
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
24 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
409 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
1717 North Mcauliff Road
Visalia, CA 93292
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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