Palomar High Independent Study (Closed 2013)

1401 Palomar Place
Vista, CA 92084
  • Palomar High Independent Study served 66 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 21-39% (which was lower than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 60-79% (which was higher than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Palomar High Independent Study placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students66 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#5366 out of 9358 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:123:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
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12%
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Hispanic
28%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
70%
23%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score0.440.64
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Graduation Rate40-49%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVista Unified School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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