2625 Barnard Rd.
San Pablo, CA 94806
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Vista High (Alternative) serves 216 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Vista High (Alternative) 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vista High (Alternative)'s student population of 216 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
216 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Vista High (Alternative) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Vista High (Alternative) is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8268 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
19%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
24%
5%
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White
14%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Vista High (Alternative)?

The graduation rate of Vista High (Alternative) is 75-79%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Vista High (Alternative)?

216 students attend Vista High (Alternative).

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

38% of Vista High (Alternative) students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 19% of students are Asian, 14% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Vista High (Alternative)?

Vista High (Alternative) has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Vista High (Alternative) offer ?

Vista High (Alternative) offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12

School Calendar

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Date
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
June 09, 2023 (Friday)
First Day of Fall
September 22, 2023 (Friday)
First Day of Fall
September 22, 2024 (Sunday)
First Day of Fall
September 22, 2025 (Monday)
First Day of Fall
September 22, 2026 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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