El Puente

El Puente serves 339 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
El Puente 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 student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

El Puente's student population of 339 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 275% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students339 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

El Puente 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 El Puente is 0.19, 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
#9063 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
90%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
8%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.64
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Graduation Rate
6-9%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalinas Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to El Puente is Carr Lake Community Day (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is El Gabilan Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salinas Carr Lake Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 17 students
    0.0 miles
    10 Sherwood Pl.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831) 796-7700
    0.0 7-12 17
  • Salinas Mount Toro High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
    0.0 miles
    10 Sherwood Pl.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831) 796-7700
    0.0 9-12 193
  • Salinas El Gabilan Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 736 students
    0.9 miles
    1256 Linwood Dr.
    Salinas, CA 93906
    (831) 753-5660
    0.9 K-6 736
  • Salinas Mission Trails Rop Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.9 miles
    867 E. Laurel Dr.
    Salinas, CA 93905
    (831) 753-4209
    0.9 9-12 n/a
  • Salinas Laurel Wood Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 484 students
    1.0 miles
    645 Larkin St.
    Salinas, CA 93907
    (831) 753-5620
    1.0 K-6 484

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