Pershing Continuation High School

Pershing Continuation High School serves 117 students in grades 9-12.
Pershing Continuation High 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 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 ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pershing Continuation High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Pershing Continuation High School's student population of 117 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Pershing Continuation High 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 diversity score of Pershing Continuation High School is 0.53, 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
#9186 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
65%
54%
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Black
20%
5%
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White
12%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.64
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCentral Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pershing Continuation High School is Central High East Campus (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Houghton-kearney Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roosevelt Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fresno Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 490 students
    2.6 miles
    2600 N. Garfield Ave
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559) 276-5257
    2.6 K-6 490
  • Fresno Houghton-kearney Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 233 students
    2.7 miles
    8905 W. Kearney Blvd.
    Fresno, CA 93706
    (559) 276-5285
    2.7 K-8 233
  • Fresno Biola-pershing Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 235 students
    3.8 miles
    4885 N. Biola Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559) 276-5235
    3.8 K-6 235
  • Fresno Glacier Point Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 918 students
    4.1 miles
    4055 N. Bryan Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559) 276-3105
    4.1 7-8 918
  • Fresno Harvest Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 724 students
    4.3 miles
    6514 W. Gettysburg Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93723
    (559) 271-0420
    4.3 K-6 724

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