School Details

Park West High (Continuation) School

1540 West Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766
(909) 397-4485
NR

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 210 students 17 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.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pomona 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
  • Pomona Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Park West High (Continuation) School is a public high school in Pomona. The principal of Park West High (Continuation) School is Neville Brown, whose e-mail is neville.brown@pusd.org. 210 students attend Park West High (Continuation) School and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 44% of the Park West High (Continuation) School students are "limited in English proficiency." 82% of the 210 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Park West High (Continuation) School is 17:1. Pomona Alternative School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 93% 82%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 6%
Asian 1% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 6%
Filipino 0.4% 1%
Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.2%
Unspecified 0.4% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 77%
Limited English proficiency 44% 41%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    Awsome school and THE BEST TEACHERS I EVER MEET !!! Im Proud To Say I Graduate From Park West !! Class of 2014

  • (6 years ago)

    i am proud of being a part of this amazing school. they make dreams come true to hundreds of students. the staff is great and always put the students first. Park West Rocks!

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