Central Unified Alternative/opportunity

  • Central Unified Alternative/opportunity serves 226 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Central Unified Alternative/opportunity's student population of 226 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Unified Alternative/opportunity's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity is 0.52, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8912 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
64%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
26%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Unified Alternative/opportunity.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.520.64
This chart display the diversity score of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate45-49%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Unified Alternative/opportunity and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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