Park West High (Continuation School)

1540 W. Second St.

Pomona, CA 91766

Tel: (909)397-4485
  • Park West High (Continuation School) serves 236 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Park West 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Park West High (Continuation School) operates within the Pomona Unified School District.
  • Pomona Unified School District's 79% graduation rate is lower than the California state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • Park West High (Continuation School)'s student population of 236 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 57% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students236 students
Gender %Park West High (Continuation School) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Students by GradePark West High (Continuation School) Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Park West High (Continuation School) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Park West High (Continuation School) is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio30:124:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
90%
54%
Black
6%
6%
White
1%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsPark West High (Continuation School) All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.190.41
Graduation Rate25-29%
83%
Park West High (Continuation School) Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Park West High (Continuation School) is Pomona Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pomona Unified School District's student population of 24,654 students has decreased by 9% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 77% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,667 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,163 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePomona Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    42
    4
    Number of Students Managed24,6541,585
    Pomona Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    79%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$344 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$358 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,667$11,049
    District Spending / Student$13,163$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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