Castro Valley High School

  • Castro Valley High School serves 2,934 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Castro Valley High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Castro Valley High School's student population of 2,934 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,934 students
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Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Castro Valley High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Castro Valley High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1364 out of 9584 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
33%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Castro Valley High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
54%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
28%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castro Valley High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.750.64
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Castro Valley High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCastro Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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This school has a bullying problem and esculates when you tell staff about it. So many students suffer in misery as there lives are made miserable. These girl students are very vicious and threaten other students to join in with their viciousness.
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