Pleasant Valley High Test Scores

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Academic Performance Index

Academic Performance Index is based on California High School Exit Examination and Standardized Testing and Reporting results.

Total Students Tested 1,353
Academic Performance Index 830

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 830.0
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index 102.6

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 776.1
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 839.0
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -62.9
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students 64.1

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 17.2
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 22%
Participant Passing Rate 72%
Exams Per Test Taker 2.4
Exam Pass Rate 64%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 16%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 2.1

International Baccalaureate (IB) Student Performance

Students can receive college credit for successful completion of IB certificate exams. This information displays how the school's students participated and performed on IB exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 4%
Participant Passing Rate 95%
Exams Per Test Taker 5.7
Exam Pass Rate 65%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 4%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 3.9
IB Diploma Per Test Taker 45.0%
IB Diploma Per Grade 12 Enrollment 1.9%

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Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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