In 2010, the West Contra Costa Unified School District spent $9,909 per student. In 2010 the district spent 61% on instruction, 35% on support services, and 4% on other services.
Pinole Valley High School is an average school, that excels at extracurricular activities but lacks parent involvement and safe environment . Compared to other school like El Cerrito, Kennedy, Richmond, De Anza, etc. its a pretty good school. There is quite some violence at this school , the police helps but there's only so much 2 cops can do against like 8 kids fighting... But the kids who stay out of trouble and hangout with the right people, and put extra effort into their classes do very good later on. Personally I haven't had that much trouble with staff, there are some teachers that aren't likable but if you ask them for most will help you out ...
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.
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.
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Stewart Elementary School 0.2 miles|
|Collins Elementary School 0.7 miles|
|El Sobrante Christian School 0.9 miles||n/a|
|Ellerhorst Elementary School 0.9 miles|
|St Joseph Elementary School 1 miles||n/a|