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
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 22:1
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
15%
1%
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) American Indian (1992-2012)
Asian
n/a
11%
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Asian (1997-2010)
Hispanic
12%
52%
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
2%
7%
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
26%
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) White (1988-2012)
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 0.64
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

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 1,577
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Northern Humboldt Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $19 MM
District Spending $17 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,714 $11,099
District Spending / Student $9,934 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arcata Arcata High School
    1720 M St
    Arcata , CA , 95521
    (707)825-2400
    0  mi  |  818  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Arcata Six Rivers Charter High School
    Charter School
    1720 M St
    Arcata , CA , 95521
    (707)825-2428
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  95  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Arcata Fuente Nueva Charter
    Charter School
    1897 South St
    Arcata , CA , 95521
    (707)822-3348
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Arcata Coastal Grove Charter
    Charter School
    1897 South St
    Arcata , CA , 95521
    (707)825-8804
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Arcata Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Arcata Elementary School
    2400 Baldwin St
    Arcata , CA , 95521
    (707)822-4858
    0.5  mi  |  277  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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