Peninsula High (Continuation School)

  • Peninsula High (Continuation School) serves 141 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Peninsula 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Peninsula High (Continuation School)'s student population of 141 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 70% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students141 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peninsula High (Continuation School) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peninsula High (Continuation School) is 0.37, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#9104 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
39%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
11%
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Hispanic
66%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
16%
24%
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Hawaiian
5%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.370.64
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Graduation Rate55-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Mateo Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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