About This School
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.
Dougherty Valley High School had an API growth score of 937 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Dougherty Valley High School's 2012 base score was 922 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2008, Dougherty Valley High School had 22 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Dougherty Valley High School Reviews
I was one of the hundreds of kids who got moved out here for a "better" education. At first I though DVHS was okay but I realized what a hostile environment it is. Dougherty is constantly growing in population. This year there are more freshmen than juniors and seniors combined. The halls are small, the lockers are going to get smaller, there aren't enough classrooms and teachers to accommodate the number of students. It's like a college campus and if you think that's good because it will teach your kids how to handle themselves in an environment similar to a university, you're wrong. Kids are going crazy. At DVHS, a 2260 on your SAT is a bad score and straight A's just isn't good enough. Unless your children is an actual certifiable genius, he or she will not prosper in this environment. They will end up sleep deprived and constantly stressed, maybe even worse. Rethink your idea to move to the DVHS area, your child's health is more important.
Dublin High had Volleyball games at your school on Tues & I have never witnessed such poor sportsmanship as I did from your students. Our players received Twitters all day stating you were going to hand us our asses on plates, Dublin sucks, what the hell is a Gael etc. inside the gym were posters "What is a Gael?" I was sitting next to an Asian girl who's sister was #9 on the freshmen team who was so rude and trying to distract our players by yelling "I got it, I got it"
It's too bad because you have a very good team on the court but if that is the only way you can win is by intimidation??? You need to adopt a zero tolerance policy! I left feeling "They have a good team, it's a beautiful school but what horrible people with such bad sportsmanship. Principle you need to take action with these kids!!!