Mirus Secondary School is a charter school serving students in 7th through 12th grades with a curriculum that is personalized to meet the needs the needs of each student. The student body population is diverse with 60% Hispanic or Latino, 22% White, 9% African American, 3% Pacific Islander, 1% American Indian, and 6% unspecified.
Along with core subjects, the school only offers drawing and community service for students to join.
Parents stated they really like the school, believe in the independent study program, and enjoy the safe learning environment. Students stated that some of the teachers are tough and strict along with the challenging curriculum.
The Academic Performance Index showed academic growth from 520 to 568. The statewide goal is 800.
The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades. The percentage of students passing the exams below state averages across the board in all grade levels and all subjects.
The California High School Exit Exam tests 10th graders mastering skills in English language arts and mathematics. The percentage of students passing the English Language Arts exam was 80% with the state average at 83% and 63% in math with the state average at 84%.
Since the exam results were below state averages, it would be a good idea to learn more about the curriculum and the environment to ensure the school is a good fit for your family before enrolling your child.
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Mirus Secondary School
14073 Main St.
Hesperia, CA 92345