Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)

  • Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School) serves 144 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)'s student population of 144 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)'s student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School) is 0.56, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#9256 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
11%
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Hispanic
63%
54%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
16%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.41
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Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrance Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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