2 Parent Reviews for Calistoga Junior/senior High School
I just attended Back to School night at the Calistoga Junior Senior High School. The access to an advanced curriculum should your child choose to take advantage of it is second to none. The staff is fantastic, particularly as it relates to the honors programs. The access and upgrade to technology is
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Posted by a parent on 08/29/13
I have not been pleased with the school culture at Calistoga Junior Senior High School. I do not feel that academic excellence is given a high value among the students, or that it is a priority to support and challenge the the 'gifted' children. There is a need for fresh faculty to stimulate and relate
... Read more the children. There has been alot of instability in the administration. Leadership may improve with the recent placement of the former elementary school principal as the new junior/senior high principal. Read less
School Profile for Calistoga Junior/senior High School
CST* Test Scores
Test Year: 2012
Calistoga Junior/senior High School
Calistoga Joint Unified School District
* 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.
Students per teacher:
Environmental Science, Science, Human Anatomy/Physiology, Biology, Chemistry
Life Skills, Early Childhood Special Needs
Social Studies / Social Sciences
Economics, American History, World History, Social Studies / Social Sc
Health, Phys Ed, Audio/Video Production, Drafting
General, Computer Programming
English / Language Arts
*The resources listed are programs that the institution is staffed to support. Staffing for a program does not guarantee that it will be offered. This content is provided by the institution and may be incomplete. The institution may offer programs not listed here. Please contact the school directly for additional details.
AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Calistoga schools — Calistoga Junior/senior High School is located at 1608 Lake St, Calistoga CA 94515. 1608 Lake St is in the 94515 ZIP code in Calistoga, CA The school district for Calistoga Junior/senior High School is the Calistoga Joint Unified School District. Calistoga Junior/senior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 12.
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