Colusa Alternative Home

  • Colusa Alternative Home serves 65 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.
  • Colusa Alternative Home placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Colusa Alternative Home's student population of 65 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students65 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colusa Alternative Home is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colusa Alternative Home is 0.58, 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#5373 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Colusa Alternative Home 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colusa Alternative Home 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
7%
1%
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Asian
1%
11%
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Hispanic
47%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Colusa Alternative Home and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Colusa Alternative Home and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
45%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Colusa Alternative Home and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colusa Alternative Home.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.580.64
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Graduation Rate≥50%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Colusa Alternative Home and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colusa Alternative Home 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 NameColusa Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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