Palomar High Independent Study (Closed 2013)

Serving 66 students in grades 9-12, Palomar High Independent Study ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 21-39% (which was lower than the California state average of 59%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 60-79% (which was higher than the California state average of 58%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment was 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
66 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (CA)
(11-12)
21-39%
59%
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(11-12)
60-79%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palomar High Independent Study and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
21:1
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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%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
70%
21%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
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Two or more races
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5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.44
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(11-12)
40-49%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (10-11)
21%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
6%
8%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 59% CA state average), while 60-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Palomar High Independent Study?
The graduation rate of Palomar High Independent Study is 40-49%, which is lower than the California state average of 86%.
How many students attend Palomar High Independent Study?
66 students attend Palomar High Independent Study.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Palomar High Independent Study students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Palomar High Independent Study?
Palomar High Independent Study has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Palomar High Independent Study offer ?
Palomar High Independent Study offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Palomar High Independent Study part of?
Palomar High Independent Study is part of Vista Unified School District.

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