581 Jackson St.
Gridley, CA 95948
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Esperanza High (Continuation School) serves 35 students in grades 9-12.
Esperanza 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 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Esperanza High (Continuation School)'s student population of 35 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
35 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Esperanza 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 Esperanza High (Continuation School) is 0.64, which is equal to 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
This School
State 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 Ratio
18:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
29%
23%
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Hawaiian
6%
1%
Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 35 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Btm 50%)

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