Ruben Salazar Continuation High School

Tel: (562)801-5021
  • Ruben Salazar Continuation High School serves 190 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 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Ruben Salazar 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Ruben Salazar Continuation High School operates within the El Rancho Unified School District.
  • El Rancho Unified School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Ruben Salazar Continuation High School's student population of 190 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students190 students
Gender %Ruben Salazar Continuation High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Students by GradeRuben Salazar Continuation High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Ruben Salazar Continuation High 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ruben Salazar Continuation High School is 0.04, 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)15-19%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:124:1
Hispanic
98%
54%
White
2%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsRuben Salazar Continuation High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.41
Graduation Rate70-74%
83%
Ruben Salazar Continuation High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Ruben Salazar Continuation High School is El Rancho 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.
    • El Rancho Unified School District's student population of 8,813 students has decreased by 8% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 88% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,999 in this district is less 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 $10,552 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameEl Rancho Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    4
    Number of Students Managed8,8131,585
    El Rancho Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    40%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    89%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$97 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$102 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,999$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,552$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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