290 N. Harvard Ave.
Lindsay, CA 93247
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School serves 69 students in grades 9-12.
John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School 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 ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 69 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School's student population of 69 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
69 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School 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 John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8461 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
96%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
4%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School?

The graduation rate of John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School is 80%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School?

69 students attend John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

96% of John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School?

John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School offer ?

John J. Cairns Continuation Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 69 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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