Novato High School

625 Arthur St, Novato, CA 94947 | (415) 898-2125
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,322
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 625 Arthur St., Novato, CA 94947
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,322
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 61.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 731 (55.3%)
  • Females: 591 (44.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 55 (4.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 215 (16.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 270 (20.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Novato High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.08%
Black564.2%
Asian916.9%
Hispanic37728.5%
White68451.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Novato High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade35927.2%
10th Grade37328.2%
11th Grade27721.0%
12th Grade31323.7%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
94.6%
District:
92.0%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
2.9%
District:
3.3%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
36.2%
District:
60.0%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
1.4%
District:
3.3%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 69.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 9.1
Average Age
School:
42.9
District:
47.5
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 20, 2010
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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Novato High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: Yes
Math AYP Met: No
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 31.7%
Average Combined Score: 24.5
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 81.9%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 56.9%
Average Combined Score: 1,638.2
Critical Reading Average: 536.5
Math Average: 562.2
Writing Average: 539.5
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 68.5%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201047.0%42.0%22.0%
200959.0%52.0%21.0%
200848.0%39.0%18.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201073.0%74.0%55.0%
200976.0%79.0%51.0%
200876.0%80.0%52.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201023.0%43.0%35.0%
200939.0%48.0%29.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201071.0%67.0%54.0%
200965.0%66.0%50.0%
200862.0%62.0%49.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201021.0%24.0%17.0%
200928.0%29.0%17.0%
200820.0%27.0%18.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201071.0%67.0%46.0%
200975.0%75.0%47.0%
200876.0%74.0%43.0%
 
CST World History Test
20095.0%5.0%41.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201025.0%24.0%12.0%
200944.0%31.0%11.0%
200848.0%33.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201055.0%51.0%40.0%
200964.0%57.0%37.0%
200847.0%54.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201048.0%45.0%38.0%
200944.0%38.0%34.0%
200839.0%43.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201066.0%63.0%47.0%
200953.0%54.0%44.0%
200840.0%47.0%41.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201011.0%12.0%29.0%
200910.0%18.0%23.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201060.0%56.0%45.0%
200960.0%56.0%44.0%
200853.0%51.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201032.0%30.0%14.0%
200937.0%34.0%14.0%
200834.0%34.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201061.0%60.0%46.0%
200959.0%59.0%44.0%
200851.0%53.0%40.0%
 
CST World History Test
201055.0%52.0%42.0%
200956.0%56.0%38.0%
200849.0%50.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201024.0%20.0%8.0%
200930.0%21.0%8.0%
200831.0%25.0%5.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201024.0%14.0%14.0%
200935.0%27.0%12.0%
200830.0%27.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201074.0%55.0%46.0%
200964.0%52.0%41.0%
200877.0%70.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201034.0%28.0%30.0%
200939.0%34.0%27.0%
200816.0%27.0%25.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201014.0%29.0%32.0%
200924.0%32.0%26.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201058.0%54.0%42.0%
200962.0%58.0%40.0%
200858.0%55.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201030.0%18.0%6.0%
200935.0%29.0%7.0%
200828.0%21.0%6.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201076.0%53.0%53.0%
200974.0%72.0%50.0%
200865.0%62.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201083.0%69.0%50.0%
200966.0%62.0%47.0%
200874.0%68.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201066.0%62.0%45.0%
200965.0%62.0%44.0%
200857.0%52.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
20105.0%18.0%15.0%
200911.0%23.0%11.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201034.0%51.0%31.0%
200949.0%57.0%28.0%
200844.0%56.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201043.0%36.0%31.0%
200950.0%44.0%28.0%
200841.0%45.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201065.0%59.0%46.0%
200963.0%57.0%42.0%
200863.0%61.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201055.0%50.0%38.0%
200949.0%48.0%36.0%
200835.0%41.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201018.0%35.0%33.0%
200932.0%43.0%28.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201021.0%43.0%27.0%
200928.0%41.0%26.0%
200820.0%45.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201050.0%44.0%27.0%
200953.0%51.0%26.0%
200848.0%49.0%24.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201076.0%53.0%49.0%
200974.0%72.0%46.0%
200865.0%62.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201084.0%70.0%54.0%
200966.0%60.0%50.0%
200875.0%68.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201052.0%50.0%41.0%
200950.0%53.0%38.0%
200847.0%48.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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