The Heights Charter

  • The Heights Charter serves 243 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The Heights Charter placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

The Heights Charter places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • The Heights Charter's student population of 243 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students243 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of The Heights Charter
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Heights Charter is ranked within the top 30% 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 The Heights Charter is 0.43, 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#2190 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Heights Charter 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Heights Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Heights Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
74%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Heights Charter and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Heights Charter. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.430.64
This chart display the diversity score of The Heights Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Heights Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDehesa Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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