Desert Oasis High (Continuation School)

Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) serves 116 students in grades 9-12.
Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) 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 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Desert Oasis High (Continuation School)'s student population of 116 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students116 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) 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 Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) is 0.06, 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
#9104 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)
11-19%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
97%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.64
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Graduation Rate
30-34%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Oasis High (Continuation School) is Phoenix Rising High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson Junior High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Desert Garden Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • El Centro Phoenix Rising High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-10 | 36 students
    0.1 miles
    1302 S. Third St.
    El Centro, CA 92243
    (760) 336-4555
    0.1 9-10 36
  • El Centro Desert Garden Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 406 students
    0.5 miles
    1900 S. Sixth St.
    El Centro, CA 92243
    (760) 352-2051
    0.5 K-6 406
  • El Centro Harding Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 551 students
    0.5 miles
    950 S. Seventh St.
    El Centro, CA 92243
    (760) 352-4791
    0.5 K-6 551
  • El Centro Imperial Valley Rop Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.8 miles
    687 State St.
    El Centro, CA 92243
    (760) 482-2600
    0.8 9-12 n/a
  • El Centro Washington Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 352 students
    0.8 miles
    223 S. First St.
    El Centro, CA 92243
    (760) 352-6611
    0.8 K-6 352

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