La Paloma High (Continuation School)
La Paloma High (Continuation School) places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 20%)
- Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)
- Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 10%)
La Paloma High (Continuation School)'s student population of 176 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|School Type||Alternative school|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||176 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||11 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
La Paloma High (Continuation School) 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 La Paloma High (Continuation School) is 0.67, which is more 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
|#9519 out of 9602 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||23:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Liberty Union High School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to La Paloma High (Continuation School) is Freedom High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William B. Bristow Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pioneer Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Brentwood Pioneer Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 901 students
2010 Shady Willow Ln.
Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 513-6410 0.6 K-5 901
- Oakley Freedom High School Grades: 9-12 | 2,600 students
1050 Neroly Rd.
Oakley, CA 94561
(925) 625-5900 0.9 9-12 2,600
- Oakley Almond Grove Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 493 students
5000 Amaryllis St.
Oakley, CA 94561
(925) 625-6270 1.0 K-5 493
- Antioch Carmen Dragon Elementary School Grades: K-6 | 475 students
4721 Vista Grande Dr.
Antioch, CA 94531
(925) 779-7475 1.3 K-6 475
- Brentwood Marsh Creek Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 678 students
601 Grant St.
Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 513-6420 1.3 K-5 678
La Paloma evaluates each student and assesses their actual classroom knowledge. Each teacher earned a Master's Degree in Psychology as well as their regular teaching credentials. Students attended school on a minimum of 3.5 hours M-F. That accommodates four classes. They could attend more classes, earning the required credits per class. Students were on a colored card grading system and earned points in class that add up to academic credits. The more credits the student earned, the better color the card. LP students enter into an agreement upon turning 18 informing them of the increased accountability for attendance and how the parents were no longer held accountable. Students were also informed of the consequences if they did not comply. (I graduated 1985) the student's final assignment is to compose a one page essay telling student experiences at La Paloma. This was graded by the Principal.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - creac
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