Rose City High (Continuation School)

Tel: (626)396-5620
  • Rose City High (Continuation School) serves 265 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Rose City 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Rose City High (Continuation School) operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.
  • Pasadena Unified School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Rose City High (Continuation School)'s student population of 265 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students265 students
Gender %Rose City High (Continuation School) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Students by GradeRose City High (Continuation School) Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Rose City High (Continuation School) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rose City High (Continuation School) is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:124:1
Hispanic
81%
54%
Black
14%
6%
White
4%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsRose City High (Continuation School) All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.41
Graduation Rate30-34%
83%
Rose City High (Continuation School) Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Rose City High (Continuation School) is Pasadena Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,377 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 76% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,961 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,532 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NamePasadena Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    33
    4
    Number of Students Managed18,3771,585
    Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    82%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$234 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$245 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,961$11,049
    District Spending / Student$12,532$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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