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L YNBROOK H IGH S CHOOL

SCHOOL PROFILE 2014-15

GPA and Related Procedures
Credit is awarded on a per-semester basis at the
end of December and June.
GPA is computed each semester and cumulatively
at end of grades 9, 10, 11 and 12.
Two GPA’s are identified on the transcript.
 Cumulative GPA (Unweighted):
All courses grades 9 - 12
 University GPA (Unweighted):
Academic A-G courses grades 10– 12
GPA is based on the following schedule:
A=4(90-100) B=3(80-89) C=2(70-79)
D=1(60-69) F=0(<60)
 Due to budgetary constraints, FUHSD
students are generally limited to one
course per subject area per year and only
guaranteed up to 6 classes per year.
 Open access to all Honors and AP
classes.
 Advanced and Honors courses are not
given additional point values, but are
noted by the course title.
 Individual class rank is not reported or
calculated.

Class of 2014 (435 graduates)
Deciles
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Cumulative GPA
4.00 – 3.98
3.97 – 3.90
3.89 – 3.82
3.81 – 3.72
3.71– 3.60
3.59 – 3.50
3.49 – 3.38
3.37 – 3.19
3.18– 2.91
2.90 – 0.00

(4 years)
(3 years)
(2 years)
(2 years)
(2 years)
(1 year)
(1 year)
(1 year)

Applied Academics includes Industrial
Technology, Living Skills, Business, Regional
Occupational Program, Work Experience
John Dwyer
Principal
john_dwyer@fuhsd.org

David Erwin
Assistant Principal
david_erwin@fuhsd.org

2011 Intel School of Distinction Award: Science
National Blue Ribbon School 2008
California Distinguished School 1990, 1994, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2013
Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
through 2016

Lynbrook is a comprehensive, 4-year, suburban public school on a modified block
schedule, offering a well-rounded educational program to students from the
northwest corner of San Jose and the northern portion of Saratoga. Located in the
Silicon Valley, the school serves many students whose parents are employed by
“high-tech” companies. Its vision is to create a dynamic environment of respect
and achievement where all can learn deeply, apply their knowledge and contribute
purposefully.

Total Enrollment 2014-2015
Senior Class of 2015
2014-15 Enrollment Demographics

1843
463

Asian
White
Other (Afr. Amer., Latino, Native Amer., Filipino, Pacific
Islander)
English Learners

4 Year College /University

83.6%
12.3%
4.1%
4.2%

4 Year College Destinations

86%

Univ. of California System

2-Year College

11%

California State Univ. System

11%

All Colleges

97%

California Private
College/Univ.
Out of State College/ Univ.

12%

Unknown or Other

3%

36%

41%

College Admissions Test Scores

40
30
20
20
20

Plus 10 credits in 2 of the following 3 areas:

World language
Applied Academics
Fine Arts
Electives
Total Credits
220




Class of 2014 Post-Graduation

Graduation Requirements

Subject
Credits
English
Social Studies
Mathematics
Physical Education
Science

1280 Johnson Ave., San Jose, CA 95129
408/366-7700 ~ (Fax) 408/257-0551~www.lhs.fuhsd.org
CEEB Code: 053463

20
70

SAT (Mean) 1976/2400
Class of 2014 Test Takers
Mean Critical Reading (State 497)
Mean Math (State 513)
Mean Writing (State 487)
ACT Composite
Class of 2014 Test Takers
2014 Average Composite (State 22.3)
2013 Average Composite (State 22.2)
2012 Average Composite (State 21.1)

407/435 (94%)
630
689
657
190/435 (44%)
29.9
28.5
30

Advanced Placement Testing Results (May 2014)
Number of Exams
Percent Passing (scores of 3 or higher)
Percent Scoring 5

National Merit Program
2015 Semifinalist
2014 Finalists
2013 Finalists

Kathleen Sullivan
Assistant Principal
kathleen_sullivan@fuhsd.org

Craig Tuana
Assistant Principal
craig_tuana@fuhsd.org

69
38
62

1788 tests by 776 students
94.5%
48%

2015 Commended
2014 Commended
2013 Commended

Eric Wong
Assistant Principal
eric_wong@fuhsd.org

89
86
93

Jan Broman
Executive Assistant
jan_broman@fuhsd.org

Biola University CA College of the Arts CA Culinary Academy Cal Institute Technology CA Institute of the Arts Cal. Los Angeles Harvey Mudd Holy Names Laguna Coll. Virginia Polytech Institute Washington Univ. Epic Newspaper and Vertigo Literary Magazine  Nationally recognized visual arts program  Interscholastic athletic program with 35 sports teams. Coll. 4. and 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. Chennai Arizona State University Franklin Olin Coll. Drill Team & Color Guard. Amherst Michigan U of U of U of U of U of U of U of U of Missouri Columbia NC at Chapel Hill NC.org Maria Carano College and Career Advisor maria_carano@fuhsd. of Art Massachusetts Inst. India University Northwestern University Norwich University Oberlin College Oregon Coll.. of Tech. Sci. Spirit Squad and a nationally recognized dance team  Over 70 active clubs with faculty advisors  No volunteer work required for graduation. 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West Point Military Academy Willamette University Williams College Yale University Young Judaea Year Course Advanced Placement and Honors Course Offerings Advanced Placement Classes AP English Language and Composition AP English Literature AP Chinese Language and Culture AP French AP Japanese Language and Culture AP Spanish AP US History AP US Government and Politics AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Physics C: Mechanics AP Calculus AB & BC AP Statistics AP Computer Science A Honors Courses Pre-Calculus Honors Chemistry Honors Physics Honors French 4 Honors Japanese 4 Honors Spanish 4 Honors Chinese 4 Honors Drama Honors      Calculus AB Calculus BC Chemistry Comp Science A English Lang Comp English Literature Chinese Lang French Lang US Govt.25 on all exams taken. Canada U of Central Missouri U of Chicago U of Cincinnati U of Colorado.org Malissa Goldstein Guidance Counselor (Ph-Z) malissa_goldstein@fuhsd. Austin U of Washington. Olaf College State Univ. Villanova Univ. S. of Music New York University Northeastern University Northern Arizona University Babson College Bard College Barnard College Baylor University Bellevue College Beloit College Bentley University Boston University Gettysburg College Grinnell College Hamilton College-NY Harvard University Hawaii Pacific University Hendrix College Imperial Coll. Speech & Debate Team and Japanese Honor Society  Award-winning music programs.org . Robotics Team. St.LHS aver. Art & Design School of Art Inst. of Redlands University of San Diego University of San Francisco University of Southern California University of the Pacific Westmont College Loyola Marymount Univ. of Antigua Anna University.05) 84 AP Scholars with Honor (score average of at least 3. NY Seattle Pacific University Florida College Montana State University Mount Holyoke College Seattle University Simmons College Smith College Southern Methodist U Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute St.org Barbara Takahashi College and Career Advisor barb_takahashi@fuhsd. Bonaventure University St. of Art & Craft Oregon State University Osaka U Oxford College of Emory U Pacific Lutheran U Bowdoin College Brandeis University Brigham Young U Brown University Carnegie Mellon U Case Western Reserve U Colgate University Columbia University Cornell University Dartmouth College Denison University Drexel University Duke University Eastern University Embry-Riddle Aero. & Politics Japanese Lang Physics C Mechanics Spanish Lang Statistics US History # Tested % pass Biology Advanced Placement Testing.LHS aver. Vellore Inst. Scripps College Stanford Univ..LHS average 4. Music Conservatory Santa Clara Univ. Univ. Chicago School of Visual Arts. Lutheran Chapman Univ. AV Sci.28) 202 AP Scholars with Distinction (average score of at least 3. Loyola Univ.May 2014 112 126 165 101 91 209 79 123 23 162 17 102 47 213 96 98 87 99 95 95 94 99 100 100 70 100 79 100 88 95 414 Total Scholars ( average AP score of 4. Whittier College Menlo College San Diego (280) Santa Barbara (78) Santa Cruz (82) California Two-Year Colleges Cabrillo College Canada College College of Marin Columbia College CA Private Colleges Academy of Art Univ.Open access to honors and AP courses. Med. Boulder U of Connecticut U of Edinburgh U of Hawaii at Manoa U of Hong Kong U of Houston U of Idaho U of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign U of Kansas U of U of U of U of Korea Maryland. New England Cons. Seattle U of Wisconsin Madison US Naval Academy Utah Valley University. Claremont McKenna Dominican University Los Angeles (98) Merced (11) Riverside (39) Woodbury University Alleghany College Am Univ.. of NYU Portland State University Pratt Institute Princeton University Purdue University Rensselaer Polytechnic Rhode Island Sch. Birmingham U of Alberta. John's University. Greensboro Nevada.org Jenny Dumas Guidance Counselor (A-H) jenny_dumas@fuhsd.LHS average 4. Reno Oregon Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Puget Sound U of Rochester U of Texas. 4. Jessica Coscia Guidance Counselor (I-Pg) jessica_coscia@fuhsd. Art Center College of Design Art Institute of CA (SF) Azusa Pacific Univ. of Tech Rutgers University Saint Louis University Savannah Coll. Tech.72) Outstanding Co-curricular and Extra-curricular Programs  State and nationally recognized competitive Math Club. Tech McGill University Michigan State University Parsons New School Pennsylvania State University Polytechnic Inst.41) 128 AP Scholars (scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. of NY. Albany Stony Brook U Susquehanna University Syracuse U Temple University Trinity U Tufts University Tulane U U of Alabama. of Engr.Where are they now? Lynbrook graduates from 2009-2014 enrolled in the following educational institutions: University of California California State Universities Cal Maritime Academy Berkeley (253) Davis (159) Irvine (53) Los Angeles Cal Poly SLO (47) Monterey Bay Cal Poly Pomona (27) Chico East Bay Fullerton Humboldt Long Beach Northridge Sacramento San Diego San Francisco San Jose (114) Sonoma FIDM. College Park Mass. orchestra and marching band tour internationally  Award-winning student publications: Valhalla Yearbook.5 on all AP Exams taken and 3 or higher on at least five or more of these exams. of Design Rice University Ringling College of Art & D Rose-Hulman Inst.