Back Bay High School

  • Back Bay High School serves 144 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Back Bay High School's student population of 144 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Back Bay High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Back Bay High School is 0.46, which is more 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#9448 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
71%
54%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
20%
24%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.460.41
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Graduation Rate65-69%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewport-Mesa Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Costa Mesa Heinz Kaiser Elementary School
    Grades: 3-6 | 678 students
    0.9 miles
    2130 Santa Ana Ave.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (949)515-6950
    0.9 3-6 678
  • Costa Mesa Eastbluff Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 409 students
    1.0 miles
    2627 Vista Del Oro
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (949)515-5920
    1.0 K-6 409
  • Costa Mesa Woodland Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 532 students
    1.1 miles
    2025 Garden Ln.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (949)515-6945
    1.1 K-2 532
  • Costa Mesa Occs:chep/pchs Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 935 students
    1.2 miles
    2910 Redhill Ave. Ste. 200
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714)327-1000
    1.2 K-12 935
  • Costa Mesa Coastline Rop Vocational School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.3 miles
    1001 Presidio Sq.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714)979-1955
    1.3 9-12 n/a

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