Calaveras Hills High School is located in Milpitas, CA and is one of 3 high schools in Milpitas Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 181 students in grades 10-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Calaveras Hills High School made AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of California in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Calaveras Hills High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Calaveras Hills High School had an API growth score of 631 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement.
Calaveras Hills High School's 2012 base score was 560 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
Cal Hills is a great place to go to catch up on credits. It had a
714 STAR score which is one of the highest in the state for an Alternative school. Cal Hills often has a waiting list. Cal Hills has a very successful Social Studies, Math, Language Arts and Special Ed program. Cal Hills has won many league titles against neighbor schools. It is a great place!
by a Teacher
on May 20, 2009
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In 2011, Calaveras Hills High School had 23% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. California had 53% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Milpitas Unified spends $8,092 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 66% on instruction, 30% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Milpitas Unified District
In 2010, Calaveras Hills High School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.
The California Standards Test (CST) is an annual exam used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The CST is one of the five components of the STAR Program.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 2 through 11 in English language arts and math, in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science, and in grades 8, 10 and 11 in history/social science. In grades 9 through 11, students may also be assessed in math and science, depending on course enrollment.
How is it Scored?
Students receive one of five ratings: far below basic, below basic, basic, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
About the CAHSEE
What is it?
The California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) is used to measure student mastery of specific skills as determined by the state. Students must pass both sections of the exam in order to graduate from high school.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Each student is assessed in grade 10 in English language arts and math. Students can retake the exam up to five times after grade 10.
How is it Scored?
The CAHSEE is an untimed pass/fail test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.
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