Decoto School For Independent Study

Decoto School For Independent Study serves 118 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Decoto School For Independent Study 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Decoto School For Independent Study's student population of 118 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students118 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Decoto School For Independent Study is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Decoto School For Independent Study 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8813 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
61%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
9%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Graduation Rate
40-49%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Decoto School For Independent Study is James Logan High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cesar Chavez Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Guy Junior Emanuele Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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