385 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Independence Continuation serves 109 students in grades 9-12.
Independence 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Independence Continuation's student population of 109 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
109 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Independence Continuation is ranked within the bottom 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 Independence Continuation is 0.50, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9305 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
23:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
69%
23%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 109 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 50%)

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