Sonoma County Special Education

  • Sonoma County Special Education serves 362 students in grades Kindergarten-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 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sonoma County Special Education's student population of 362 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sonoma County Special Education's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sonoma County Special Education is 0.61, 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#9361 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sonoma County Special Education and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sonoma County Special Education and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
46%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
43%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sonoma County Special Education.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.610.41
This chart display the diversity score of Sonoma County Special Education and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≤20%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sonoma County Special Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSonoma County Office of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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