School Details

San Lorenzo Valley High School

7105 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018
(831) 335-4425
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 782 students 18 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 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
  • San Lorenzo Valley Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 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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  • This school in 2013
  • San Lorenzo Valley Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 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
  • San Lorenzo Valley Unified average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

San Lorenzo Valley High School is a public high school in Felton. The principal of San Lorenzo Valley High School is Michael Arredondo, whose e-mail is marredondo@slvusd.org. 782 students go to San Lorenzo Valley High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Unspecified. 0.8% of the San Lorenzo Valley High School students have "limited English proficiency." 15% of the 782 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at San Lorenzo Valley High School is 18:1. Scotts Valley High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Italian
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 79%
Hispanic 7% 8%
Unspecified 4% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 2% 2%
Filipino 0.7% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 4264%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 15% 16%
Limited English proficiency 0.8% 1%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My son has had many opportunities for enrichment above and beyond his current grade level and is able to remain challenged both academically and physically. We all feel save having our children on Campus and know the staff is talented and caring. Principal Karen Van Putten brings a great energy and vision to the school and community.

  • (4 years ago)

    This high school offers a very student centric environment encouraging students to perform at their best both academically and socially as well as physically in an active sports program.

  • (5 years ago)

    San Lorenzo Valley High School has done a great job creating a supportive community for students parents and staff. The high school is always focused on improving student learning through new programs technology and collaborations. The students care about one another and care about their learning. The parents are always there to support the students teachers and programs that make SLVHS such a special school.

  • (5 years ago)

    SLVHS (San Lorenzo Valley High School Felton CA 95018) is an excellent school nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains! They have amazing teachers and involved parents who really care about their students/kids and desire to help their students/kids succeed in school and in life.

  • (10 years ago)

    This school is a very great place for my kids. It is safe secure and fun! I would definitely say that the teachers are great and challenging. They all have loads of experience and have their own unique way of teaching. I would definitely reccomend this school over any other schools in the area.

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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