Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School)

  • Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) serves 32 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School)'s student population of 32 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students32 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School)'s student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) is 0.27, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2742 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
85%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
9%
24%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.270.64
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Graduation Rate21-39%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabrillo Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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