Design Science Middle College High School

2004 E. Cambridge Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Design Science Middle College High School serves 268 students in grades 9-12.
Design Science Middle College High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Design Science Middle College High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Design Science Middle College High School's student population of 268 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
268 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Design Science Middle College High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Design Science Middle College High School 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#379 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
38:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
12%
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Hispanic
59%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
16%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
22%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 268 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 38:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 50%)

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