Wasco Independence High School

  • Wasco Independence High School serves 139 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Wasco Independence High School's student population of 139 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wasco Independence High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wasco Independence High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8567 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
6%
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.41
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Graduation Rate70-74%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWasco Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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