Alta Vista High (Continuation School)

Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Alta Vista High (Continuation School) serves 139 students in grades 9-12.
Alta Vista High (Continuation School) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Alta Vista High (Continuation School) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Alta Vista High (Continuation School)'s student population of 139 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Rankings

Alta Vista High (Continuation School) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alta Vista High (Continuation School) is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9210 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
82%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
11%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.64
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Graduation Rate
40-44%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVista Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alta Vista High (Continuation School) is Vista High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vista Visions Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Foothill Oak Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vista Foothill Oak Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 644 students
    0.3 miles
    1370 Oak Dr.
    Vista, CA 92084
    (760) 631-3458
    0.3 K-5 644
  • Vista Vista Adult Transition Center Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: Inquire with school | 112 students
    1.2 miles
    325 E. Bobier Dr.
    Vista, CA 92084
    (760) 758-3400
    1.2 Inquire with school 112
  • Vista Vista High School Math: 17% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,515 students
    1.3 miles
    1 Panther Dr.
    Vista, CA 92084
    (760) 726-5611
    1.3 9-12 2,515
  • Vista Vista Visions Academy Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 21 students
    1.3 miles
    305 E. Bobier
    Vista, CA 92084
    (760) 724-4785
    1.3 K-12 21
  • Vista Rancho Minerva Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 803 students
    1.5 miles
    2245 Foothill Dr.
    Vista, CA 92084
    (760) 631-4500
    1.5 6-8 803

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