Heritage Valley Independent Study

  • Heritage Valley Independent Study serves 24 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Heritage Valley Independent Study placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Heritage Valley Independent Study's student population of 24 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students24 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Heritage Valley Independent Study by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Heritage Valley Independent Study by grade.

School Comparison

  • Heritage Valley Independent Study is ranked within the top 30% 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 24:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heritage Valley Independent Study is 0.52, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Heritage Valley Independent Study and the average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
4%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Heritage Valley Independent Study and percentage of American Indian students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of Asian students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
63%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of Hispanic students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of Black students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
29%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of White students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heritage Valley Independent Study.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.520.41
This chart display the diversity score of Heritage Valley Independent Study and the average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate40-59%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Heritage Valley Independent Study and graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
29%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heritage Valley Independent Study and the percentage of 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 NameFillmore Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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