Point Arena High School

  • Point Arena High School serves 136 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Point Arena High School operates within the Point Arena Joint Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 136 students has declined by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 136 students
Point Arena High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Point Arena High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Point Arena High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Point Arena High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 24:1
Point Arena High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
9%
1%
Point Arena High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
Point Arena High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
51%
54%
Point Arena High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Point Arena High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
37%
24%
Point Arena High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Point Arena High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Point Arena High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Point Arena High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.41
Point Arena High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
59%
50%
Point Arena High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
9%
Point Arena High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Point Arena Joint Union High School District's student population of 153 students has decreased by 16% over five years.
School District Name Point Arena Joint Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
4
Number of Students Managed 153 1,597
Point Arena Joint Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
District Total Revenue n/a $21 MM
Point Arena Joint Union High School District District Total Revenue (1995-2004)
District Spending n/a $21 MM
Point Arena Joint Union High School District District Spending (1995-2004)
District Revenue / Student n/a $12,988
Point Arena Joint Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2004)
District Spending / Student n/a $12,986
Point Arena Joint Union High School District District Spending / Student (1992-2004)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Point ArenaArena Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 261 students
    0.1 miles
    Po Box 45
    Point ArenaCA 95468
    (707)882-2131
    0.1KG-8261
  • Point ArenaSouth Coast Continuation High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 17 students
    0.2 miles
    Po Box 87
    Point ArenaCA 95468
    (707)882-2307
    0.29-1217
  • Point ArenaPacific Community Charter
    Grades: KG-12 | 86 students
    0.4 miles
    Po Box 984
    Point ArenaCA 95468
    (707)882-4131
    0.4KG-1286
  • ManchesterManchester Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 42 students
    5 miles
    Po Box 98
    ManchesterCA 95459
    (707)882-2374
    5KG-842
  • BoonvilleAnderson Valley Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 269 students
    18.3 miles
    Po Box 830
    BoonvilleCA 95415
    (707)895-3010
    18.3KG-6269

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.