School Profile

  • 2019-2020 School Profile


    Enrollment:
    2410 students in grades 9-12 attended Redwood High School, including 477 seniors. 


    Accreditation:
    Western Association of School and College and University of California. 


    School Organization:
    Six period day, 57 minute periods.  Classes meet 5 days a week. Two semesters, 18 weeks each. 


    Visalia Community:
    Visalia is a city of 133,000 population located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.  The city is an urban center for light industry and agri-business.  There are 27 elementary schools, 5 middle schools and 4 comprehensive high schools.  The same comprehensive program is offered at all four high schools. 


    Grading:
    A                 4 grade points   Superior
    B                 3 grade points   Above Average
    C                 2 grade points   Average
    D                 1 grade point     Below Average
    F                  0 grade points   Failure(no credit)
    NG              No Grade           No credit
    I                   Incomplete        No credit
    P                  Pass                    Credit                  


    Class Ranking:
    Seniors are ranked numerically according to grade point average at the end of the junior year.  All courses with a letter grade A-F are counted.  Total class enrollment is included in computing class rank, which is weighted.


    Graduation Requirements for Class of 2019:
    Units of Credit
    220 units of credit, required classes and competencies. (Five units of credit are given for each semester course – lasting one hour each day - completed with a passing grade.)

    English            4 years    Mathematics            2 years
    Science            2  years     Health Science        1 semester
    Social Studies 3  years      Physical Education 2 years
    Fine Arts/Foreign Language 1 year


    Curriculum:
    Advanced Placement Opportunities for 2019-2020

    • American Government
    • Biology
    • Calculus
    • Chemistry
    • Environmental Science
    • English Language and Composition
    • English Literature and Composition
    • European History
    • Physics
    • Spanish 4 Language
    • Spanish 5 Literature
    • Statistics
    • US History                                          

    In the spring of 2019, 497 Advanced Placement exams were given and 64.4% of those were a score of 3 or higher.

    Honors courses:

    • English 1H
    • English 2H
    • Integrated Math 2H
    • Integrated Math 3H                                            

    2019 Post High School Participation:

    4 year college                                  25%
    2 year college                                  70%
    Technical schools                            1%
    Military service                                1%
    Employment                                     2%


    ACT
    I

    ACT scores reported in 2019 are as follows:

     

    Redwood

    California

    English

    23.2

    22.4

    Mathematics

    22.2

    22.3

    Reading

    23.5

    23.0

    Science

    22.8

    22.2

    Composite

    23.0

    22.6

     

    SAT scores reported in previous years are as follows:

     

     

    2017

    2018

    2019

    Critical Reading (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing)

    Redwood

    548

    557

    564

    California

    535

    547

    530

    Mathematics

    Redwood

    526

    544

    549

    California

    530

    549

    512


    College Placement Fall 2019:

    Azusa Pacific University

    Baylor University

    Biola University

    Boise State University

    Brigham Young University, Idaho

    Brigham Young University, Provo

    Cal Lutheran University

    California Baptist University

    California Lutheran University

    California Polytechnic State University

    California State University, Channel Islands

    California State University, Chico

    California State University, East Bay

    California State University, Fresno

    California State University, Fullerton

    California State University, Humboldt

    California State University, Long Beach

    California State University, Monterey Bay

    California State University, Northridge

    California State University, Pomona

    California State University, Sacramento

    California State University, San Diego

    California State University, San Francisco

    California State University, San Jose

    California State University, Stanislaus

    Colorado State University, Pueblo

    College of the Sequoias

    Cuesta College

    Fresno City College

    Fresno Pacific University

    Grand Canyon University

    Indiana State University

    Kansas State University

    Merrimack College

    Northern Arizona University

    Northwest Lineman College

    Oklahoma City University

    Oregon State University

    Pepperdine University

    Point Loma Nazarene University

    Regis University

    San Diego State University

    San Joaquin Valley College

    Simpson University

    Southern Utah University

    US Airforce Academy

    Universal Technical Institute

    University of Alabama

    University of California, Berkeley

    University of California, Davis

    University of California, Irvine

    University of California, Los Angeles

    University of California, Merced

    University of California, Riverside

    University of California, San Diego

    University of California, Santa Barbara

    University of California, Santa Cruz

    University of Mississippi

    University of Redlands

    University of San Diego

    University of Southern California

    University of Washington

    Vanguard University

    Weatherford College

    West Virginia State University

    Westmont College

    Whittier College

    William Jessup University