Clovis West High School
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|1070 East Teague Avenue
Fresno, California 93720
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Clovis West High School (CWHS) is a co-educational, public high school part of the Clovis Unified School District in the well-established suburban community in northeast Fresno, California. It was founded in 1976, and has grades 9-12. Clovis West High School is ranked 206th within California. The AP participation rate at Clovis West High School is 41 percent. 833 tests administered and 71% tested received a score of “3” or higher. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 51 percent, primarily Hispanic. Clovis West High School is one of five high schools in the Clovis Unified School District. It is a National Blue Ribbon School and a California Distinguished School.
In 2010, Clovis West High School attained an API of 852, placing the school towards the top of the California state high schools. The average SAT score for 2010-2011 is 509 (verbal), 540 (mathematics), and 515 (writing). Current results for the school's scoring are maintained at the California Standardized Testing And Reporting (STAR) Program.
The following A.P. courses are offered at Clovis West High School: Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Economics (Micro & Macro), English Composition, English Literature, World History, American Government, American History, Psychology, Spanish, and Chinese. Each A.P. course requires a specific prerequisite course of study. These prerequisites need to be included in the development of any four-year plan culminating in the A.P. experience. Many AP courses require spring and summer work.
Clovis West High School competes in the California Interscholastic Federation's (CIF) Central Section. The Clovis Olympic Swim Complex, located at Clovis West High School plays host to the CIF State Swim and Dive Championships.
Clovis West Rivalry
Clovis West High School harbors a strong sense of competitiveness with other schools within its district: Clovis North High School, Clovis East High School, Clovis High School, and Buchanan High School.
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