Carpe Diem High (Continuation School)

  • Carpe Diem High (Continuation School) serves 28 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Carpe Diem High (Continuation School) placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Carpe Diem High (Continuation School) operates within the Petaluma Joint Union High School District.
  • Petaluma Joint Union High School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Carpe Diem High (Continuation School)'s student population of 28 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students28 students
Gender %Carpe Diem High (Continuation School) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Students by GradeCarpe Diem High (Continuation School) Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Carpe Diem High (Continuation School) is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carpe Diem High (Continuation School) is 0.56, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:124:1
Hispanic
32%
54%
White
58%
24%
Two or more races
10%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsCarpe Diem High (Continuation School) All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.41
Graduation Rate
91%
89%
Carpe Diem High (Continuation School) Graduation Rate (2011-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Carpe Diem High (Continuation School) is Petaluma Joint Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Petaluma Joint Union High School District's student population of 5,306 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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