Central Unified Alternative/opportunity serves 255 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Central Unified Alternative/opportunity 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Alternative school
- Grades: Kindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 255 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
- Minority Enrollment: 83%
- Graduation Rate: 50-54% (Btm 50% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 21-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Central Unified Alternative/opportunity's student population of 255 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Central Unified Alternative/opportunity is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity is 0.49, 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
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2653 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Central Unified Alternative/opportunity's ranking?
Central Unified Alternative/opportunity is ranked #2653 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?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity?
The graduation rate of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity is 50-54%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Central Unified Alternative/opportunity?
255 students attend Central Unified Alternative/opportunity.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Unified Alternative/opportunity?
Central Unified Alternative/opportunity has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Central Unified Alternative/opportunity offer ?
Central Unified Alternative/opportunity offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Central Unified Alternative/opportunity part of?
Central Unified Alternative/opportunity is part of Central Unified School District.
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