Valley High (Continuation School)

410 N. Hidden Trails Rd.
Escondido, CA 92027
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 238 students in grades 9-12, Valley High (Continuation School) ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 238 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Valley High (Continuation School)'s student population of 238 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
238 students
This chart display total students of Valley High (Continuation School) by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Valley High (Continuation School)
Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Valley High (Continuation School) by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Valley High (Continuation School) by grade.

School Rankings

Valley High (Continuation School) ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Valley High (Continuation School) is 0.24, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#3447 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Valley High (Continuation School), with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley High (Continuation School) 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 2020-21 school year data.
11-19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Valley High (Continuation School) and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Valley High (Continuation School) and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
87%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
6%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley High (Continuation School).
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.24
This chart display the diversity score of Valley High (Continuation School) and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Valley High (Continuation School) and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley High (Continuation School) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley High (Continuation School)'s ranking?
Valley High (Continuation School) is ranked #3447 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Valley High (Continuation School)?
The graduation rate of Valley High (Continuation School) is 40-44%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Valley High (Continuation School)?
238 students attend Valley High (Continuation School).
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Valley High (Continuation School) students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley High (Continuation School)?
Valley High (Continuation School) has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Valley High (Continuation School) offer ?
Valley High (Continuation School) offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Valley High (Continuation School) part of?
Valley High (Continuation School) is part of Escondido Union High School District.
In what neighborhood is Valley High (Continuation School) located?
Valley High (Continuation School) is located in the East Grove neighborhood of Escondido, CA. There are 3 other public schools located in East Grove.

School Reviews

Review Valley High (Continuation School). Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Banishing the Phone-based Childhood
Banishing the Phone-based Childhood
The article advocates for a dramatic cultural shift - delaying kids' smartphone ownership until high school and social media access until 16, promoting more free play, and fostering a healthier, screen-free childhood through collective action.
Spanking in Public Schools: The Ongoing Debate
April 25, 2024
Spanking in Public Schools: The Ongoing Debate
Indeed, there are still school districts today in America that allow teachers to spank students. Learn about the current spanking situation in schools and why the debate continues to heat up.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
April 12, 2024
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 238 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Quick Links