Colusa Alternative Home
Colusa Alternative Home serves 69 students in grades Kindergarten-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 ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Colusa Alternative Home ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Colusa Alternative Home's student population of 69 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Colusa Alternative Home is 0.59, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(15-16)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(15-16)
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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