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57 N White Rd

San Jose, CA 95127

(408) 347-4400

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,399

Students Per Teacher: 26

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for James Lick High School

This school has improved a lot for the past years, BUT its API went down last year and MAY even go down this year due to CAHSEE non-passing and lower proficiency rates in both ELA and Mathematics. Teachers have improved, students have better outlook in education and admin tried their best to maintain ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/13

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Posted by a teacher on 06/28/11

If you took out all of the gangster kids that attend this school, it would be great!

Posted by a parent on 08/24/10

James Lick is far better of a school than I could have imagined. Many people give it a bad rep but it really is a fantastic place to learn. The teachers are all sincere and determined to help your child suceed. The new principal Vanderzee is a joy and brings a fresh attitude to a school that wasnt doing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/04/10

James lick is a good school because is small and teacher and parents now what the student are doing

Posted by a parent on 10/22/09

It focuses mainly on every single student and help each individual get on the right track for college.

Posted by a student on 09/20/09

everything about the principal is great. they only things that should be done is to expel the small amount of gangsters that are left and add more classes that are WORTH it like AP Statistics, AP Computer Science, AP Psychology, French, Italian, Forensic Science, German, Algebra 3 AP, Macroeconomics, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/09

James Lick has improved so much in recent years due to their Principal Vandersee and other fine staff. I think their teachers are engaged and really care about the students. After major drug trouble at Independence and Piedmont Hills, my son ended up at James Lick as a last choice. As it turns out, It ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/09/09

James Lick has been a wreck in the past, but now with all of the Renaissance Academy of Arts, Science, and Social justice students, it will surely improve.

Posted by a parent on 09/04/08

James Lick is better than you may think. The teachers are dedicated to the students and do give homework. They even correct the homework with advice and comments included. I chose to send my sons there instead of another school. I will choose James Lick for my other children as well. As a parent, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/29/06

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Test scores for James Lick High School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
James Lick High School
East Side Union High 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.

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San Jose schools — James Lick High School is located at 57 N White Rd, San Jose CA 95127. 57 N White Rd is in the 95127 ZIP code in San Jose, CA The school district for James Lick High School is the East Side Union High School District. James Lick High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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