1445 Poso Dr.
Wasco, CA 93280
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wasco Independence High School serves 125 students in grades 9-12.
Wasco Independence 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 125 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-54% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wasco Independence High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Wasco Independence High School's student population of 125 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Wasco Independence High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wasco Independence High School is 0.04, which is less 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
#3167 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
98%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
50-54%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 is Wasco Independence High School's ranking?

Wasco Independence High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%).

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

≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Wasco Independence High School?

The graduation rate of Wasco Independence High School is 50-54%, which is lower than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Wasco Independence High School?

125 students attend Wasco Independence High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

98% of Wasco Independence High School students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wasco Independence High School?

Wasco Independence High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Wasco Independence High School offer ?

Wasco Independence High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Wasco Independence High School part of?

Wasco Independence High School is part of Wasco Union High School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 125 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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