Dickens (Billy Joe) High (Continuation School)

Dickens (Billy Joe) High (Continuation School) serves 32 students in grades 9-12.
Dickens (Billy Joe) High (Continuation School) placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dickens (Billy Joe) High (Continuation School) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Dickens (Billy Joe) High (Continuation School)'s student population of 32 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students32 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Rankings

Dickens (Billy Joe) High (Continuation School) is ranked within the top 50% 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 Dickens (Billy Joe) High (Continuation School) is 0.49, 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
#3268 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
19%
23%
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Hawaiian
6%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.64
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHughson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dickens (Billy Joe) High (Continuation School) is Hughson High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Emilie J. Ross Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hughson Emilie J. Ross Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 470 students
    0.4 miles
    7448 Fox Rd.
    Hughson, CA 95326
    (209) 883-4425
    0.4 6-8 470
  • Hughson Hughson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 561 students
    0.5 miles
    7201 E. Whitmore Ave.
    Hughson, CA 95326
    (209) 883-4412
    0.5 K-3 561
  • Hughson Fox Road Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 286 students
    0.6 miles
    7600 Fox Rd.
    Hughson, CA 95326
    (209) 883-2256
    0.6 4-5 286
  • Hughson Hughson High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 696 students
    0.6 miles
    7419 E. Whitmore Ave.
    Hughson, CA 95326
    (209) 883-0469
    0.6 9-12 696
  • Hughson Valley Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 7 students
    0.6 miles
    7419 E. Whitmore
    Hughson, CA 95326
    (209) 883-0469
    0.6 8-12 7

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