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645 S Barranca St

West Covina, CA 91791

(626) 974-6220

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,008

Students Per Teacher: 25

Parent Reviews

25 Parent Reviews for South Hills High School

Disclaimer - my student only attended for one semester, and have heard that the AP program is good. Positives first - sports coach was great, math teacher provided outside help when asked. However, as a whole, my teen's experience in the regular program involved substandard academic work. We chose ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/14/12

At times, the school seems overly concerned about athletics, but overall, it's not so bad. The teachers seem to care about their students and are good at what they teach, and there's not too much violence going on either.

Posted by a parent on 10/22/09

I attended SHHS and found that the academics were mediocre at best. Although there were a few teachers who really showed care and passion for their subject, there were many that gave alot of busy work. I remember many a teacher passing out a work sheet and then going to the back of the room to talk to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/18/09

This school is a lot better for children, especially academically, than any nearby school. I'm so glad I sent my child here.

Posted by a parent on 11/29/08

This school is good if your child is an athlete because that is all the school really cares about. If you want a good school for academia then I advise you to go somewhere else.

Posted by a student on 06/28/08

South Hills overall was a relatively good experience. There are many extracurriculars to get involed in, many AP classes to to take, and nice people. The administation is mediocre. The counselors could do a lot more to advise the students better, but I got to where i needed to be so I guess it wasn't ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/02/08

The only thing South HIlls has in it's favor is the athletics. The administration favors athletics so much over academics that if your student is a gifted athlete the administration will overlook any infraction they may have regardless what school policy is broken or how illegal it may be. There is ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/20/08

this school continously proves itself to be academically proficient, i am a senior at this school and i would consider myself 100% satisfied with the methods used by the entire staff to further my education and prepare me for the future. It recently recieved a 4 year WASC accreditation which is outstanding ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/31/08

focus more on sports rather than academics and students' behavior. So if your kids are not athletes,this is not the high school for you.

Posted by a parent on 10/18/07

this school is amazing and extremely concerned with students excelling academically.

Posted by a other on 10/14/07

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Test scores for South Hills High School

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Test Year: 2012
South Hills High School
Covina-valley 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.

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West Covina schools — South Hills High School is located at 645 S Barranca St, West Covina CA 91791. 645 S Barranca St is in the 91791 ZIP code in West Covina, CA The school district for South Hills High School is the Covina-valley Unified School District. South Hills High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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