Golden West High School

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Golden West High School
Location
Visalia, California, United States
Coordinates 36°20′42″N 119°15′12″W / 36.3449°N 119.2533°W / 36.3449; -119.2533Coordinates: 36°20′42″N 119°15′12″W / 36.3449°N 119.2533°W / 36.3449; -119.2533
Information
Type Public
Motto Pursuing Success
Established 1979
School district Visalia Unified School District
Principal Rick Hamilton
Faculty 105
Grades 9 - 12
Number of students 2600
Color(s) Brown & Gold
Athletics American football, cheerleading, volleyball, cross country, water polo, tennis, golf, basketball, soccer, wrestling, baseball, softball, track, swimming/diving, dance
Athletics conference West Yosemite League
Mascot Trailblazers
Rivals El Diamante High School
Website

Demographics[edit]

Students enrollment by grade[edit]

  • Grade 9: 452
  • Grade 10: 522
  • Grade 11: 522
  • Grade 12: 621

Student enrollment by ethnic background[edit]

  • African American: 0.6%
  • White: 45.7%
  • Native American or Alaska Native: 0.7%
  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 47.6%
  • Pacific Islander: 0.1%

Academic Performance Index[edit]

The state of California rates schools using the Academic Performance Index (API). Based on test scores, schools are ranked on a scale from 200 to 1000. The state expects all schools to eventually obtain an API of at least 800. Schools are also ranked by deciles from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest), according to type of school (e.g., high school).

  • 2006 API Growth Score: 655
  • Statewide Rank: 30[1]

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