North Star Independent Study

525 Independence Dr.
Jackson, CA 95642
  • North Star Independent Study serves 68 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • North Star Independent Study's student population of 68 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students68 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Star Independent Study's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Star Independent Study 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#5373 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
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American Indian
7%
1%
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Asian
1%
11%
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Hispanic
23%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
64%
24%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.64
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Graduation Rate60-69%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmador County Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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