School Details

Sem Yeto Continuation High School

301 East Alaska Avenue, Fairfield, CA 94533
(707) 421-4271
NR

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 519 students 15 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
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California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.
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  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Sem Yeto Continuation High School is a public high school in Fairfield. The principal of Sem Yeto Continuation High School is Amy Gillespie-Oss, who can be contacted at amyg@fsusd.org. 519 children attend Sem Yeto Continuation High School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Filipino; and Black, non-Hispanic. 11% of the Sem Yeto Continuation High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 64% of the 519 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Sem Yeto Continuation High School is 15:1. Armijo High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Video film production

Sports

  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 43% 33%
Filipino 4% 10%
Black, non-Hispanic 23% 23%
Asian 2% 6%
Multiracial 14% %
White, non-Hispanic 13% 25%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% %
Unspecified 0.8% 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% %
Pacific Islander 0.4% 2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 49%
Limited English proficiency 11% 18%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is excellent. They take the kids that the other schools say can't be helped and make graduates of them. They refuse to accept failing grades and frequently make the kids do the work over again. Thay assists the kids at every turn and truly respect and love the kids

  • (7 years ago)

    Sem Yeto is an extraordinary school. The students love the way that they are respectfully treated . They also love the way that the school individualizes their academic program just for them.

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