Valley Alternative High (Continuation School)

  • Valley Alternative High (Continuation School) serves 94 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valley Alternative 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Valley Alternative High (Continuation School) places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Valley Alternative High (Continuation School)'s student population of 94 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students94 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Alternative 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 Valley Alternative High (Continuation School) is 0.29, 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#9519 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)≤5%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:123:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.64
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Graduation Rate65-69%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHacienda La Puente Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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