Center For Alternative Learning

  • Center For Alternative Learning serves 30 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Center For Alternative Learning 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 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Center For Alternative Learning's student population of 30 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Center For Alternative Learning 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 Center For Alternative Learning is 0.67, which is more 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#8263 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
40%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
40%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChico Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Center For Alternative Learning is Academy For Change (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Core Butte Charter (0.6 miles away)
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