Mendocino Alternative

  • Mendocino Alternative serves 3 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Mendocino Alternative's student population of 3 students has declined by 70% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students3 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mendocino Alternative's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mendocino Alternative is 0.45, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)<50%
59%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)≥50%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio3:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
n/a
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
77%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
23%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mendocino Alternative and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Diversity Score0.450.64
This chart display the diversity score of Mendocino Alternative and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mendocino Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
20%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mendocino Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMendocino Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Mendocino Alternative is Mendocino High School (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mendocino K-8 (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mendocino Mendocino High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 180 students
    0.1 miles
    10700 Ford St.
    Mendocino, CA 95460
    (707) 937-5871
    0.1 9-12 180
  • Mendocino Mendocino Sunrise High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 11 students
    0.5 miles
    10700 Ford St.
    Mendocino, CA 95460
    (707) 937-2956
    0.5 9-12 11
  • Mendocino Mendocino K-8
    Grades: K-8 | 293 students
    0.9 miles
    44261 Little Lake Rd.
    Mendocino, CA 95460
    (707) 937-0515
    0.9 K-8 293
  • Albion Albion Elementary School
    Grades: K-3 | 9 students
    7.6 miles
    30400 Albion Ridge Rd.
    Albion, CA 95410
    (707) 937-2968
    7.6 K-3 9
  • Fort Bragg Dana Gray Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 381 students
    8.9 miles
    1197 E. Chestnut St.
    Fort Bragg, CA 95437
    (707) 961-2865
    8.9 3-5 381

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