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Salinas Union High School District

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431 West Alisal St.
Salinas, CA 93901
Monterey County
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PH: (831) 796-7000
FAX: (831) 796-7005

  • Grades 7-12
  • 13,548 students
  • 10 schools

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 CST Results

 
Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 26% (2007)
 29% (2006)
 26% (2005)
 20% (2004)
The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2007.

Math
 31% (2007)
 30% (2006)
 24% (2005)
 19% (2004)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2007.

Algebra I
 79% (2007)
The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2007.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007

Grade 8

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 82% in 2007.

Algebra II
Data not available for this district (2007)
Data not available for this district (2006)
The state average for Algebra II was 75% in 2007.

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)
 14% (2007)
 18% (2006)
 22% (2005)
 17% (2004)
The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 23% in 2007.

Science
 48% (2007)
 38% (2006)
The state average for Science was 42% in 2007.

English Language Arts
 26% (2007)
 24% (2006)
 25% (2005)
 17% (2004)
The state average for English Language Arts was 41% in 2007.

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative
 25% (2007)
The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 35% in 2007.

Algebra I
 41% (2007)
 49% (2006)
 46% (2005)
 26% (2004)
The state average for Algebra I was 38% in 2007.

Geometry
 87% (2007)
Data not available for this district (2006)
The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2007.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007

Grade 9

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 35% in 2007.

Algebra II
 29% (2007)
 53% (2006)
 15% (2005)
 32% (2004)
The state average for Algebra II was 65% in 2007.

Integrated Math 3
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 3 was 44% in 2007.

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 74% in 2007.

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)
 15% (2007)
 10% (2006)
 8% (2005)
 14% (2004)
The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 13% in 2007.

Biology/Life Sciences
 25% (2007)
 29% (2006)
The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 47% in 2007.

English Language Arts
 40% (2007)
 31% (2006)
 29% (2005)
 27% (2004)
The state average for English Language Arts was 47% in 2007.

Physics
 12% (2007)
 8% (2006)
The state average for Physics was 20% in 2007.

Chemistry
 0% (2007)
 7% (2006)
The state average for Chemistry was 40% in 2007.

Earth Science
 20% (2007)
 17% (2006)
The state average for Earth Science was 27% in 2007.

World History
 3% (2007)
The state average for World History was 29% in 2007.

Algebra I
 19% (2007)
 15% (2006)
 10% (2005)
 13% (2004)
The state average for Algebra I was 17% in 2007.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 20% in 2007.

Geometry
 24% (2007)
 31% (2006)
 23% (2005)
 25% (2004)
The state average for Geometry was 44% in 2007.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007

Grade 10

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 23% in 2007.

Algebra II
 22% (2007)
 15% (2006)
 13% (2005)
 16% (2004)
The state average for Algebra II was 35% in 2007.

Integrated Math 3
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 3 was 21% in 2007.

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)
 73% (2007)
The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 65% in 2007.

Science
 28% (2007)
 28% (2006)
The state average for Science was 35% in 2007.

Biology/Life Sciences
 29% (2007)
 26% (2006)
The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 30% in 2007.

English Language Arts
 27% (2007)
 25% (2006)
 28% (2005)
 25% (2004)
The state average for English Language Arts was 37% in 2007.

Physics
 32% (2007)
 18% (2006)
The state average for Physics was 29% in 2007.

Chemistry
 53% (2007)
 37% (2006)
The state average for Chemistry was 39% in 2007.

Earth Science
 7% (2007)
 13% (2006)
The state average for Earth Science was 20% in 2007.

World History
 21% (2007)
The state average for World History was 29% in 2007.

Algebra I
 5% (2007)
 9% (2006)
 6% (2005)
 7% (2004)
The state average for Algebra I was 8% in 2007.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 6% in 2007.

Geometry
 4% (2007)
 6% (2006)
 9% (2005)
 6% (2004)
The state average for Geometry was 13% in 2007.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007

Grade 11

Integrated Math 2
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 2 was 8% in 2007.

Algebra II
 6% (2007)
 6% (2006)
 5% (2005)
 6% (2004)
The state average for Algebra II was 12% in 2007.

Integrated Math 3
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 3 was 19% in 2007.

High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)
 17% (2007)
The state average for High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11) was 44% in 2007.

Biology/Life Sciences
 28% (2007)
 29% (2006)
The state average for Biology/Life Sciences was 36% in 2007.

U.S. History
 23% (2007)
The state average for U.S. History was 35% in 2007.

English Language Arts
 25% (2007)
 26% (2006)
 25% (2005)
 23% (2004)
The state average for English Language Arts was 37% in 2007.

Physics
 13% (2007)
 23% (2006)
The state average for Physics was 42% in 2007.

Chemistry
 20% (2007)
 18% (2006)
The state average for Chemistry was 26% in 2007.

Earth Science
 9% (2007)
 7% (2006)
The state average for Earth Science was 24% in 2007.

World History
 3% (2007)
The state average for World History was 10% in 2007.

Algebra I
 7% (2007)
 7% (2006)
 2% (2005)
 5% (2004)
The state average for Algebra I was 5% in 2007.

Integrated Math 1
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Integrated Math 1 was 6% in 2007.

Geometry
 2% (2007)
 4% (2006)
 3% (2005)
 2% (2004)
The state average for Geometry was 6% in 2007.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007

About the tests

  • In 2006-2007 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts and math in grades 2 through 11; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8, 10 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.

Testing in California: An Overview

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 CAHSEE Results

 
Scale: % passing

Grade 10

English Language Arts
 70% (2007)
 72% (2006)
 74% (2005)
 68% (2004)
The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2007.

Math
 72% (2007)
 74% (2006)
 73% (2005)
 68% (2004)
The state average for Math was 76% in 2007.

Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007

About the Tests

  • In 2006-2007 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 Students70%
Females76%
Males66%
African American76%
Asian95%
Filipino87%
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)92%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Economic Status Unknown74%
Students with disability26%
English learner35%
Migrant education53%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Females73%
Males71%
African American69%
Asian100%
Filipino90%
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged82%
Economic Status Unknown71%
Students with disability27%
English learner46%
Migrant education66%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007

About the Tests

  • In 2006-2007 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.

Testing in California: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher Credentials
Information about this data
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007
 This DistrictState Average
Full credential96%95%
Emergency credential5%5%
Teacher Experience
Information about this data
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007
 This DistrictState Average
Average years teaching1213
Average years teaching in district910
Average Class Size
Information about this data
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2005-2006
 This DistrictState Average
Grade 72829
Grade 82829
Grade 93330
Grade 103228
Grade 113226
Grade 123027

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Hispanic or Latino78%48%
White, not Hispanic12%29%
Filipino4%3%
African American, not Hispanic3%8%
Asian2%8%
Multiple or No Response<1%3%
American Indian or Alaska Native<1%<1%
Pacific Islander<1%<1%
Student Subgroups
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2006-2007
 This DistrictState Average
English language learners32%25%

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 Spending Per Pupil

 
Spending Per Pupil
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2004-2005
 This DistrictState Average
Current expense of education per average daily attendance (ADA)$7,055$7,127

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