7115 Rosedale Hwy.
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Vista West Continuation High School serves 267 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 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 55-59% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vista West Continuation High School's student population of 267 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 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 0.65, 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
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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
16:1
22:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
43%
56%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
40%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
55-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
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?

≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Vista West Continuation High School?

The graduation rate of Vista West Continuation High School is 55-59%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Vista West Continuation High School?

267 students attend Vista West Continuation High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

43% of Vista West Continuation High School students are Hispanic, 40% of students are White, 10% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Vista West Continuation High School?

Vista West Continuation High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Vista West Continuation High School offer ?

Vista West Continuation High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 267 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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