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Calaveras Hills High School

Preschool | Grades 10-12 | Milpitas Unified
1331 East Calaveras Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408) 635-2690

About This School

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. 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.

In 2010, Calaveras Hills High School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

41% 59%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

per student
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Calaveras Hills High School Reviews

By A Student

By , a Former Student on

I went here from 75 to 78. If not for this school, there is no telling where I would have wound up. It really turned my life around. Teachers really cared about us & not just their paycheck. I have never forgotten this school. I owe my life to it.

By , a Former Student on

It was a great school for me to realize that i couldnt mess up anymore and that it was my chance go graduate on time. I was lucky enough to earn a scholarship for college from them.

By a Teacher on

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!

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