Colusa Alternative High (Continuation School)

  • Colusa Alternative High (Continuation School) serves 14 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Colusa Alternative High (Continuation School) placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Colusa Alternative High (Continuation School)'s student population of 14 students has declined by 44% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students14 students
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School Comparison

  • Colusa Alternative High (Continuation School) is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Colusa Alternative High (Continuation School) is 0.60, 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#2742 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
Student : Teacher Ration/a23:1
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American Indian
14%
1%
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Asian
7%
11%
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Hispanic
58%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
21%
24%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colusa Alternative High (Continuation School).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.600.64
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Graduation Rate≥50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColusa Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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