Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)

2600 Vine St.
Torrance, CA 90501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School) serves 131 students in grades 9-12.
Shery (kurt T.) 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 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 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School) places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School)'s student population of 131 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students131 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School) 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 Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School) is 0.62, 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 Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
57%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
21%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.64
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTorrance 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 Shery (kurt T.) High (Continuation School) is Gene Drevno Community Day (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Torrance Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Torrance Gene Drevno Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 19 students
    0.2 miles
    2291 W. Washington Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90509
    (310) 972-6962
    0.2 7-12 19
  • Torrance Torrance Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
    0.2 miles
    2125 Lincoln Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310) 533-4500
    0.2 K-5 511
  • Torrance Southern California Roc Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.3 miles
    2300 Crenshaw Blvd.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310) 224-4220
    0.3 10-12 n/a
  • Torrance J. H. Hull Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 715 students
    0.6 miles
    2080 W. 231st St.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310) 533-4516
    0.6 6-8 715
  • Torrance Torrance High School Math: 53% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,954 student
    0.6 miles
    2200 Carson St.
    Torrance, CA 90501
    (310) 533-4396
    0.6 9-12 1,954

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