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El Cerrito Senior High
540 Ashbury Ave.
El Cerrito, CA 94530

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  • School Type: High School
  • District: West Contra Costa Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 1
  • Achieved API growth target: No
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 100%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 9%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Core Academic Courses: 29
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 14%
  • English learners: 14%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 17%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 49%
  • Special education within past two years: 10%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 2.86

  • Testing Issues (flags):
    A security breach involving social media exposure of 2012-13 test material for the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program and/or the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) has been confirmed at this school site. This school is not eligible for state or federal award recognition during the 2013-14 school year.

(based on the 83% who responded)
Graduate School
College Graduate
Some College
High School
Not a High School

State Rank: 2 out of 101
API Score:
Student Ethnicity:
African American

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 94530:

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El Cerrito Senior High rank: 2 in El Cerrito
Harding Elementary rank: 6 in El Cerrito
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Fairmont Elementary rank: 5 in El Cerrito
Continuation MacGregor High rank: in Albany
Albany High rank: 9 in Albany
Portola Junior High rank: 3 in El Cerrito
Cornell Elementary rank: 9 in Albany
Thousand Oaks Elementary rank: 8 in Berkeley
Marin Elementary rank: 10 in Albany
Ocean View Elementary rank: 8 in Albany
Madera Elementary rank: 10 in El Cerrito
Oxford Elementary rank: 9 in Berkeley
Stege Elementary rank: 1 in Richmond
Jefferson Elementary rank: 9 in Berkeley
Martin Luther King Middle rank: 9 in Berkeley
Cragmont Elementary rank: 7 in Berkeley
Berkeley Arts Magnet at Whittier rank: 8 in Berkeley
Kennedy High rank: 1 in Richmond
Mira Vista Elementary rank: 2 in Richmond
King Elementary rank: 1 in Richmond
REALM Charter Middle rank: 3 in Berkeley
REALM Charter High rank: 1 in Berkeley
Aspire California College Preparatory Academy rank: 4 in Berkeley
Rosa Parks Environmental Science Magnet rank: 9 in Berkeley
Berkeley High rank: 5 in Berkeley
Washington Elementary rank: 8 in Berkeley
Wilson Elementary rank: 2 in Richmond

  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)