Lick-Wilmerding High School

Deadline for Application: Friday, January 11th, 2019


A private school with a public purpose, LWHS is founded upon a legacy of serving, and being enriched by, students from all walks of life. The school furthers this purpose by producing graduates with the capacity, confidence, compassion and commitment to change the world. The LWHS curriculum is both a catalyst and a vehicle for civic engagement, offering real world insights and inspiring students to contribute their time, talent, and treasure to work that matters. The larger community—local and global—is an extension of LWHS classrooms, providing students opportunities for thoughtful and effective problem solving and stewardship. In addition, LWHS shares its innovative educational models, as well as its knowledge, networks, and resources, with others who are committed to improving lives, prospects, and possibilities for young people.

Academic Performance
Students Who Graduate in 4 Years(Not Available)
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College Readiness(Not Available)
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Percent of Students Meeting or Exceeding State Standards: English Language Arts / Literacy0%
Percent of Students Meeting or Exceeding State Standards: Mathematics0%
Students Enrolled in Courses Required for UC/CSU Admission0%
Graduates Who Completed All Courses Required for UC/CSU Admission0%
Students Enrolled in AP Courses 0%
School Culture
Support for Academic Learning0%
Knowledge and Fairness of Discipline, Rules and Norms0%
Sense of Belonging (School Connectedness)0%
School Safety
Parents: Feel school grounds are safe0%
Students: Feel school grounds are safe0%
Staff: Feel school grounds are safe0%
School Fit
Student to Teacher Ratio8
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Total Enrollment461
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Black 3.04%
American Indian / Alaskan .43%
Asian 16.92%
Filipino 0%
Hispanic 6.07%
Pacific Islander 1.3%
White 44.9%
Two or More Races 27.33%
This tells us about the racial and ethnic backgrounds of the students that attend the school. Is it important to you that there is diversity in your high school? Are you more comfortable being around other students that have a similar racial/ethnic background as you?
School Uniform(Not Available)
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General Information
School TypePrivate
Application Requirements(Not Available)
Selections(Not Available)
Grades Served9 - 12
Daily Schedule(Not Available)
Courses Offered
A - History / Social Science CoursesHip Hop HistoryModern US History SeminarModern World HistoryModern World History SeminarUS History Honors
B - English CoursesEnglish 1English 2English 3English 3 HonorsEnglish 4English 4 HonorsLiterature of the Golden Gate
C - Math CoursesAdvanced Topics in MathematicsAlgebra 1Algebra 1 HonorsAlgebra 2Algebra 2 Accelerated HonorsApplied MathematicsCalculusDeductive GeometryHonors CalculusHonors Statistics 1: Descriptive Statistics and Data VisualizationHonors Statistics 2: Inferential StatisticsInductive GeometryMultivariable CalculusPre-CalculusPre-Calculus HonorsStatistics and Probability
D - Lab Science CoursesAnatomy & PhysiologyAnatomy and Physiology HonorsBiologyChemistryGenetics & EvolutionHonors Biology: Classical & Behavioral GeneticsHonors Biology: Molecular Genetics and EthicsHonors ChemistryHonors Environmental ScienceMarine EcologyMarine Ecology: Field and Lab SciencePhysicsPhysics Honors
E - Language CoursesChinese 1Chinese 2Chinese 3Chinese 4Chinese 4 HonorsFrench 1French 2French 3French 4French 4 HonorsFrench 5Mandarin 5Spanish 1Spanish 2Spanish 3Spanish 3 HonorsSpanish 4Spanish 4 HonorsSpanish 5
F - Visual / Performing Arts Courses21st Century EnsembleActingActing IntensiveAdvanced Architectural DesignAdvanced Jazz ComboAdvanced Jazz EnsembleArchitectural DesignArt in Action / Art in SocietyBay Area CinemaCeramics and SculptureChamber OrchestraContemporary Media and ArtDance 1Dance 2Design and TechnologyDirectingDrawing and PaintingFabrications 1Film 1Introduction to Instrumental MusicJazz Improvisation 2Jewelry 1Jewelry 2Jewlery: Mixed Media LabMetal Fabrications: KineticsMixed ChorusMixed MediaPhoto 2Photography 1Photography 2Playwrights and PerformersStagecraftStudio ArtVocal Ensemble
G - College Prep CoursesAmerica: Another HistoryBay Area EcologyCircuits and Electronics: Analog and DigitalCircuits and Electronics: Device InventionClimate Change: Science, Economics, and Political Strategies Comparative GovernmentCreative WritingCreative Writing: Very Short Stories Environmental ScienceEntrepreneurshipField Study Photography and Bay Area HistoryGovernment and Public Policy IssuesMolecular Architecture: Intro to Organic ChemistryPsychologyRace, Place, & ToxicsRethinking FurnitureSeminar in GeneticsSTEM Elective: Thinking EngineeringWeb Design & DevelopmentWorld Religions
AP Courses(Not Available)
Other ClassesEnvironmental ClubMath WizardsSci-Fi Club
College and CareerCollege 10%Day TradingEducation Initiative ClubMap Your WorldTech Entrepreneurship ClubWomen in Business
SportsBadmintonBadminton, GirlsBaseball, BoysBasketball, BoysBasketball, GirlsCross Country, BoysCross Country, GirlsFIFA ClubGolf ClubLacrosse, BoysLacrosse, GirlsPaintball ClubRock ClimbingSailing (Student-led club)Soccer, BoysSoccer, GirlsSwimming, BoysSwimming, GirlsTennis, BoysTennis, GirlsTrack and Field, BoysTrack and Field, GirlsVolleyball, GirlsWater Polo (Club), BoysWater Polo (Club), GirlsWrestlingWrestling, Girls
ArtsImprov ClubInstrumental ClubLiterary MagazineMural ClubRap ClubShort Film ClubThe Art of ClothingVOICEWood Carving Club
MediaAnime ClubAvatar ClubSongwriting/Music Production Club
STEMCoding ClubGame Design ClubGirls Who CodeHabitat Terrace ClubRobotics Club
Cultural/Ethnic Language Clubs(Not Available)
Health and WellnessBody Empowerment ClubOutdoors Club
Life and LeadershipAd Ingenuim FaciendumBible Study ClubBlack Student UnionJewish Student UnionKIVALick-Wilmerding Organization of WomenModel UNRed Cross
Parents and CommunityCommunity Action ClubGender Sexuality AwarenessKaba ClubLatinos UnidosMultiracial ClubOUR Guatemala ClubThe Five Pillars
OtherAfriclubAnimal Rights ClubAsian Cultural ClubBeekeeping ClubBringing Lunch to the TenderloinChoreo ClubDessert ClubFood AppreciationFortis MulieribusGawad Kalinga ClubHouse of CardsMEAT ClubNFL ClubOcean Bowl TeamPancake ClubPanini “Nini” ClubSewing ClubSteam Gaming ClubSuper Smash Bros. ClubTea LordsThe Mari ProjectThe MusesThe WavesTigers Helping TigersWood Club