Valley Atwater Community

  • Valley Atwater Community serves 70 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Valley Atwater Community's student population of 70 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Atwater Community's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley Atwater Community is 0.30, which is less 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#7857 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
83%
54%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
6%
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.41
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Graduation Rate70-79%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School District NameMerced County Office of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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