Highland Park Continuation

Highland Park Continuation serves 71 students in grades 9-12.
Highland Park Continuation 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Highland Park Continuation places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Highland Park Continuation's student population of 71 students has grown by 44% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

Highland Park Continuation 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 Highland Park Continuation is 0.15, 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
#8263 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
92%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.64
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Highland Park Continuation is Benjamin Franklin Senior High School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Benjamin Franklin Senior High School Math: 31% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 1,407 student
    0.2 miles
    820 N. Ave. 54
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 550-2000
    0.2 6-12 1,407
  • Los Angeles Buchanan Street Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 392 students
    0.4 miles
    5024 Buchanan St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 255-7118
    0.4 K-6 392
  • Los Angeles Monte Vista Street Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-6 | 377 students
    0.5 miles
    5423 Monte Vista St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 254-7261
    0.5 2-6 377
  • Los Angeles Richard Riordan Primary Center
    Grades: K-1 | 222 students
    0.5 miles
    5531 Monte Vista St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 551-6822
    0.5 K-1 222
  • Los Angeles Yorkdale Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 241 students
    0.5 miles
    5657 Meridian St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323) 255-0587
    0.5 K-6 241

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