California School For The Blind

  • California School For The Blind serves 40 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • California School For The Blind 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • California School For The Blind's student population of 40 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 48% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students40 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • California School For The Blind is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has increased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of California School For The Blind is 0.62, 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 School Rank (16-17)#8033 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:123:1
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in California School For The Blind and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
33%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in California School For The Blind and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in California School For The Blind. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.620.64
This chart display the diversity score of California School For The Blind and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in California School For The Blind and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalifornia School For The Blind (State Special Schl) School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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