2350 Virginia Drive
Yuma, AZ 85364
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Vista Alternative School served 132 students in grades 9-12.
Vista Alternative School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤5% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 6-9% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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Vista Alternative School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
132 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2116 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤5%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
6-9%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
83%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
12%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
55-59%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vista Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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