Tamiscal High (alternative)

  • Tamiscal High (alternative) serves 108 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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Tamiscal High (alternative) places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Tamiscal High (alternative)'s student population of 108 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tamiscal High (alternative)'s student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tamiscal High (alternative) is 0.45, 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#2238 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
13%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
73%
24%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tamiscal High (alternative).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.450.41
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Graduation Rate≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTamalpais Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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