Caruthers High School

2580 W. Tahoe Ave.
Caruthers, CA 93609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 672 students in grades 9-12, Caruthers High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Caruthers High School's student population of 672 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
672 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Caruthers High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Caruthers High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
#2357 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
34%
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50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
88%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
7%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.22
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90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Caruthers High School's ranking?
Caruthers High School is ranked #2357 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Caruthers High School?
The graduation rate of Caruthers High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Caruthers High School?
672 students attend Caruthers High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Caruthers High School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Caruthers High School?
Caruthers High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Caruthers High School offer ?
Caruthers High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Caruthers High School part of?
Caruthers High School is part of Caruthers Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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