San Fernando High School

11133 O'melveny Ave, San Fernando, CA 91340 | (818) 898-7600
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 3,254
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 11133 O'melveny Ave., San Fernando, CA 91340
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,254
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 120.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 27.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,713 (52.6%)
  • Females: 1,541 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 195 (6.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 2,586 (79.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 2,781 (85.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
San Fernando High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian110.3%
Black531.6%
Asian140.4%
Hispanic3,14696.7%
White230.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For San Fernando High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade10.03%
8th Grade30.09%
9th Grade1,17136.0%
10th Grade84926.1%
11th Grade73622.6%
12th Grade49415.2%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
74.6%
District:
69.1%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
1.8%
District:
3.7%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
6.1%
District:
26.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
10.4%
District:
31.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 0.7%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 97.2%
Number of Certificated Staff: 164.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 15.0
Average Age
School:
46.0
District:
46.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that San Fernando 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 English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • 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
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2007-2008
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 4
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 17.2%
Average Combined Score: 18.1
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 24.5%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 41.8%
Average Combined Score: 1,234.0
Critical Reading Average: 409.8
Math Average: 415.0
Writing Average: 409.2
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 15.6%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20108.0%11.0%22.0%
20096.0%10.0%21.0%
20083.0%9.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201042.0%42.0%69.0%
200915.0%36.0%65.0%
200814.0%36.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201026.0%27.0%55.0%
200922.0%23.0%51.0%
200814.0%25.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201031.0%36.0%54.0%
200925.0%32.0%50.0%
200820.0%31.0%49.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20109.0%13.0%17.0%
2009---
200813.0%11.0%18.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201013.0%21.0%46.0%
200922.0%23.0%47.0%
200813.0%19.0%43.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20103.0%13.0%19.0%
20091.0%9.0%15.0%
20082.0%7.0%5.0%
 
CST World History Test
201027.0%21.0%45.0%
200923.0%18.0%41.0%
200813.0%15.0%36.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%8.0%12.0%
20094.0%6.0%11.0%
20086.0%5.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201025.0%21.0%40.0%
200910.0%18.0%37.0%
20086.0%17.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201018.0%29.0%38.0%
200910.0%24.0%34.0%
200813.0%23.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201015.0%17.0%47.0%
20096.0%15.0%44.0%
20087.0%13.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201029.0%33.0%45.0%
200919.0%31.0%44.0%
200822.0%29.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20104.0%6.0%14.0%
20094.0%6.0%14.0%
20082.0%5.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201024.0%32.0%46.0%
200921.0%30.0%44.0%
200816.0%25.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201042.0%53.0%75.0%
200942.0%42.0%71.0%
200817.0%44.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201023.0%28.0%42.0%
200912.0%24.0%38.0%
200811.0%19.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%6.0%8.0%
20096.0%6.0%8.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20108.0%6.0%14.0%
20092.0%6.0%12.0%
20083.0%5.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201017.0%29.0%46.0%
200918.0%26.0%41.0%
200815.0%26.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20105.0%15.0%30.0%
20094.0%13.0%27.0%
20082.0%11.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201025.0%34.0%42.0%
200926.0%32.0%40.0%
200822.0%27.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20101.0%3.0%6.0%
20093.0%3.0%7.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201027.0%26.0%53.0%
200946.0%22.0%50.0%
200822.0%19.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201030.0%31.0%50.0%
200918.0%27.0%47.0%
200821.0%25.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201023.0%33.0%45.0%
200927.0%31.0%44.0%
200821.0%25.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
201011.0%14.0%15.0%
200912.0%8.0%11.0%
20086.0%7.0%9.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20107.0%22.0%31.0%
20096.0%19.0%28.0%
20083.0%17.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201018.0%16.0%31.0%
20097.0%15.0%28.0%
20085.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201021.0%28.0%46.0%
200914.0%24.0%42.0%
200813.0%24.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
20109.0%16.0%38.0%
20095.0%14.0%36.0%
20084.0%12.0%32.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20109.0%20.0%27.0%
2009---
200813.0%15.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20107.0%14.0%27.0%
200910.0%14.0%26.0%
20085.0%11.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
20104.0%3.0%16.0%
20091.0%7.0%13.0%
20082.0%2.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201027.0%24.0%49.0%
200945.0%20.0%46.0%
200822.0%18.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201031.0%35.0%54.0%
200920.0%30.0%50.0%
200821.0%29.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201024.0%27.0%41.0%
200915.0%23.0%38.0%
200812.0%18.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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