1720 M St.
Arcata, CA 95521
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) serves 57 students in grades 9-12.
Pacific Coast High (Continuation 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 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Pacific Coast High (Continuation School)'s student population of 57 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
57 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Pacific Coast High (Continuation 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 Pacific Coast High (Continuation School) is 0.65, 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
#7925 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)
21-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
23:1
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American Indian
7%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
21%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
53%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 57 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 29:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

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