Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School)

  • Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) serves 30 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.
  • Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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 30 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students30 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation School) is 0.33, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2878 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
81%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
13%
23%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.330.64
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Graduation Rate21-39%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabrillo Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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