Alta Vista Alternative High School

  • Alta Vista Alternative High School serves 142 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Alta Vista Alternative High School's student population of 142 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 80% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students142 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4587 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
44%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
50%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alta Vista Alternative High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.560.41
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Graduation Rate70-74%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Barbara Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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