Desert Valley High (Continuation School)

104 W. Magnolia St.
Brawley, CA 92227
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Valley High (Continuation School) serves 183 students in grades 9-12.
Desert Valley 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Desert Valley High (Continuation School)'s student population of 183 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Valley High (Continuation School) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Desert Valley High (Continuation School) is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3447 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Desert Valley High (Continuation School)'s ranking?
Desert Valley High (Continuation School) is ranked #3447 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Desert Valley High (Continuation School)?
The graduation rate of Desert Valley High (Continuation School) is 65-69%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Desert Valley High (Continuation School)?
183 students attend Desert Valley High (Continuation School).
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Desert Valley High (Continuation School) students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Desert Valley High (Continuation School)?
Desert Valley High (Continuation School) has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Desert Valley High (Continuation School) offer ?
Desert Valley High (Continuation School) offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Desert Valley High (Continuation School) part of?
Desert Valley High (Continuation School) is part of Brawley Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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