Selma Independent

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Selma Independent serves 139 students in grades 7-12.
Selma Independent 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher 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 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Selma Independent's student population of 139 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

Selma Independent is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Selma Independent is 0.20, 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 Testing Rank
#9329 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
89%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
9%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.200.64
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Selma Independent and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSelma Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Selma Independent is Heartland High (Continuation School) (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is George Washington Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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