290 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Center For Alternative Learning serves 30 students in grades 6-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 30 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Center For Alternative Learning is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Center For Alternative Learning is 0.57, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9305 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
22:1
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American Indian
4%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
50%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
43%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
<50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Center For Alternative Learning?

The graduation rate of Center For Alternative Learning is 50%, which is lower than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Center For Alternative Learning?

30 students attend Center For Alternative Learning.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

50% of Center For Alternative Learning students are Hispanic, 43% of students are White, 4% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Center For Alternative Learning?

Center For Alternative Learning has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Center For Alternative Learning offer ?

Center For Alternative Learning offers enrollment in grades 6-12

What school district is Center For Alternative Learning part of?

Center For Alternative Learning is part of Chico Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 30 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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