Pacific Coast High (Continuation School)

Tel: (707)822-2443
Grades: 9-12

40 students

Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) serves 40 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) operates within the Northern Humboldt Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 40 students has declined by 23% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 40 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Students by Grade Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 22:1
American Indian
15%
1%
Hispanic
12%
52%
Black
2%
7%
White
45%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Sch Ethnicity Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.70 0.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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10%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,711 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Northern Humboldt Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 1,711 1,671
Northern Humboldt Union High School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Northern Humboldt Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $19 MM
Northern Humboldt Union High School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $18 MM
Northern Humboldt Union High School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,714 $11,099
Northern Humboldt Union High School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,934 $10,975
Northern Humboldt Union High School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arcata High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Laurel Tree Charter (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fuente Nueva Charter (0.5 miles away)
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  • ArcataSix Rivers Charter High School
    Charter School
    1720 M St
    ArcataCA 95521
    (707)825-2428
    Charter School

    0 mi | 95 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ArcataArcata High School
    1720 M St
    ArcataCA 95521
    (707)825-2400
    0 mi | 818 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ArcataFuente Nueva Charter
    Charter School
    1897 South St
    ArcataCA 95521
    (707)822-3348
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 101 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • ArcataCoastal Grove Charter
    Charter School
    1897 South St
    ArcataCA 95521
    (707)825-8804
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 210 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ArcataHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Arcata Elementary School
    2400 Baldwin St
    ArcataCA 95521
    (707)822-4858
    0.5 mi | 277 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Arcata, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.36, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Arcata is Pacific Coast High (Continuation School). Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.