El Cerrito High School

540 Ashbury Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530 | (510) 525-0234
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,243
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 540 Ashbury Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,243
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 54.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 657 (52.9%)
  • Females: 586 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 95 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 431 (34.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 526 (42.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
El Cerrito High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.2%
Black40932.9%
Asian25620.6%
Hispanic30924.9%
White25420.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For El Cerrito High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade10.08%
9th Grade27422.0%
10th Grade34127.4%
11th Grade32225.9%
12th Grade30524.5%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
90.5%
District:
74.2%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
28.3%
District:
25.4%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
21.7%
District:
11.2%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 7.5%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 90.6%
Number of Certificated Staff: 60.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 14.7
Average Age
School:
45.5
District:
49.4
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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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 El Cerrito High School performed on average worse 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 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: No
Math AYP Met: No
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 23.2%
Average Combined Score: 20.5
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 46.0%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 54.0%
Average Combined Score: 1,460.7
Critical Reading Average: 480.8
Math Average: 504.7
Writing Average: 475.2
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 48.3%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20101.0%6.0%22.0%
20092.0%5.0%21.0%
20085.0%4.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201043.0%43.0%69.0%
2009---
200833.0%34.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201037.0%31.0%55.0%
200923.0%31.0%51.0%
200828.0%35.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201054.0%39.0%54.0%
200946.0%36.0%50.0%
200843.0%36.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201030.0%22.0%46.0%
200918.0%19.0%47.0%
200812.0%21.0%43.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20102.0%3.0%12.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201014.0%8.0%40.0%
200917.0%13.0%37.0%
200814.0%17.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
20105.0%16.0%38.0%
20097.0%20.0%34.0%
200811.0%15.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20109.0%14.0%47.0%
200910.0%20.0%44.0%
200828.0%22.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201032.0%30.0%45.0%
200939.0%31.0%44.0%
200838.0%28.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20101.0%4.0%14.0%
20092.0%3.0%14.0%
20081.0%4.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201031.0%27.0%46.0%
200933.0%29.0%44.0%
200831.0%24.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201045.0%46.0%75.0%
200964.0%59.0%71.0%
200874.0%66.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201018.0%22.0%42.0%
200926.0%21.0%38.0%
200829.0%20.0%33.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
20089.0%8.0%23.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20105.0%2.0%8.0%
20094.0%1.0%8.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20104.0%2.0%14.0%
20092.0%2.0%12.0%
20082.0%3.0%11.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20108.0%13.0%30.0%
20094.0%9.0%27.0%
20083.0%7.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201039.0%29.0%42.0%
200939.0%28.0%40.0%
200835.0%28.0%37.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201054.0%41.0%53.0%
200979.0%45.0%50.0%
200865.0%57.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201038.0%28.0%50.0%
200937.0%28.0%47.0%
200838.0%26.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201035.0%28.0%45.0%
200936.0%27.0%44.0%
200830.0%26.0%38.0%
 
CST Biology Test
200915.0%24.0%41.0%
20086.0%33.0%39.0%
 
CST World History Test
20093.0%25.0%11.0%
200810.0%7.0%9.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
20085.0%6.0%28.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20102.0%11.0%31.0%
20092.0%9.0%28.0%
20083.0%10.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201012.0%6.0%31.0%
200911.0%8.0%28.0%
200811.0%11.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201027.0%24.0%46.0%
200920.0%26.0%42.0%
200822.0%27.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20109.0%13.0%38.0%
20098.0%13.0%36.0%
200820.0%14.0%32.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201014.0%11.0%27.0%
20099.0%8.0%26.0%
20086.0%9.0%24.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201055.0%40.0%49.0%
200978.0%40.0%46.0%
200868.0%46.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201039.0%31.0%54.0%
200942.0%33.0%50.0%
200845.0%31.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201017.0%21.0%41.0%
200923.0%22.0%38.0%
200828.0%18.0%33.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
20087.0%7.0%28.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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