In 2010, the Santa Clara Unified School District spent $9,873 per student. In 2010 the district spent 63% on instruction, 34% on support services, and 3% on other services.
Like to see more creative forward-thinking things happening - not just repeats of last year's activities in class and in school as a whole. Would be good day when teacher's don't have to teach to the test.
I have three children who have attended this school for all three years and a fourth in it now. The school makes an effort to keep the 6ths graders relatively separated from the rest of the students, which seems good. I have not met a teacher there that wasn't keen on teaching and there are some that overflow with energy.
The school is next to the Santa Clara Teen Center, and not all Cabrillo students are old enough to use that facility, but the Youth Activity Center is right there, too, providing after-school programs. There is also a nice skate park adjacent to the property on one side and a city park on the other. So it's a nice setting. Traffic in the morning is a mess, but that's not the school's fault.
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 Achievement Test (CAT/6) is a series of nationally norm-referenced tests that assess general academic knowledge in core subjects, as well as providing national comparisons. The CAT/6 test is one of the five components of the STAR Program.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 and 7 are assessed in reading, language arts, spelling and math.How is it Scored?
Students receive a percentile rank, which indicates how well they performed in comparison to their peers in other states. The goal is for all students to score at or above the national average, or 50th percentile, on the test.
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