Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program)

  • Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program) serves 130 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program) 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program) places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program)'s student population of 130 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program) is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#9023 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
81%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
16%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.320.41
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Graduation Rate50-59%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Furman (duane E.) High (independent Study Program) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadera Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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