PROFICIENCY 36% 7% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Visalia Unified
33%Visalia
38%California

Golden West High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Visalia Unified" in Visalia, CA. There are a total of 1,640 students and 66 teachers at Golden West High, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 867 free lunch students and 93 reduced lunch students.

Golden West High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 7% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1640
Teachers66.06
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch867
Reduced lunch93

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Golden West High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All20%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All51%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School51%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Golden West High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 24.5% 21.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 1.2% 2.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.5% 5.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 66.7% 67.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.5% 1.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 2.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Visalia demographics profile

StatisticVisaliaCaliforniaNational
Population128,73839,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,43625691
Median age31.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English67%56%79%
Speak Spanish27%29%13%

Education level achieved in Visalia

IndexVisaliaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Golden West High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.