Sequoia High School

Sequoia High School serves 101 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Sequoia High School's student population of 101 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Sequoia High School is 0.47, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
15-19%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
15-19%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
70%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
18%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.64
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerced Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sequoia High School is Independence High (alternative) (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Herbert Hoover Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Muir Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Merced Independence High (alternative) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 47 students
    0.0 miles
    1900 G St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 325-1600
    0 9-12 47
  • Merced Yosemite High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 312 students
    0.0 miles
    1900 G St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 325-1600
    0 9-12 312
  • Merced John Muir Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 622 students
    0.6 miles
    300 W. 26th St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6667
    0.6 K-6 622
  • Merced Merced City School District Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 10 students
    0.6 miles
    601 Mercy Ave.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6647
    0.6 K-6 10
  • Merced Charles Wright Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 534 students
    0.7 miles
    900 E. 20th St.
    Merced, CA 95340
    (209) 385-6615
    0.7 K-6 534

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