7115 Rosedale Hwy.
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Vista West Continuation High School serves 297 students in grades 9-12.
Vista West Continuation High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Vista West Continuation High School's student population of 297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Vista West Continuation High School 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 West Continuation High School is 0.64, which is equal to 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9482 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
42%
54%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
42%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
55-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 55-59% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64 (Top 30%)

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