Briones (Alternative) (Closed 2021)
Briones (Alternative) served 218 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Briones (Alternative) 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 was ≤20% (which was lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 21-39% (which was lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 was higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment was 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7925 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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