South Fork Junior - Senior High School
South Fork Junior - Senior High School serves 233 students in grades 9-12.
South Fork Junior - Senior High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 233 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 26%
- Graduation Rate: 80-89% (Top 50% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 11-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
South Fork Junior - Senior High School's student population of 233 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South Fork Junior - Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Fork Junior - Senior High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8068 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Considering the lack of funding, the quality of academic programs is fairly high. There is an excellent music program, with a gifted teacher. Sports are offered. The facilities are old and rundown - state funding should be sought to improve them (but California is in a financial crisis, so there you go). There are some inspired teachers at this school, and there are some slackers as well. The best part of the school might be the student body. The kids are quite tolerant of diversity (although racial diversity at this school is minimal), and bullying is minimal. It would be nice if they were more overtly supportive of each other, but I think, compared to other schools, they are doing a great job. A good percentage of students continue there education after high school, many of which go on to four year colleges successfully.
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