Cambridge Continuation High School

  • Cambridge Continuation High School serves 494 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cambridge Continuation High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Cambridge Continuation High School's student population of 494 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cambridge Continuation High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cambridge Continuation High School is 0.41, 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#9519 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
76%
54%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cambridge Continuation High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.410.64
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Graduation Rate
28%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cambridge Continuation High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFresno Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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