Alta Vista High (Continuation School)

  • Alta Vista High (Continuation School) serves 160 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Alta Vista High (Continuation School)'s student population of 160 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alta Vista High (Continuation School)'s student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alta Vista High (Continuation School) is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#9256 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
89%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
7%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alta Vista High (Continuation School).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.200.41
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Graduation Rate30-34%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVista Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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