Homestead (alternative)

  • Homestead (alternative) serves 38 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Homestead (alternative) places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Homestead (alternative)'s student population of 38 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students38 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Homestead (alternative)'s student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Homestead (alternative) is 0.54, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3114 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Homestead (alternative) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Homestead (alternative) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Homestead (alternative) and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Homestead (alternative) and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Homestead (alternative) and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
35%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Homestead (alternative) and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Homestead (alternative) and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
58%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Homestead (alternative) and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Homestead (alternative).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.540.64
This chart display the diversity score of Homestead (alternative) and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Homestead (alternative) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Homestead (alternative) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVentura Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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