William C. Overfelt High School

  • William C. Overfelt High School serves 1,511 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William C. Overfelt 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • William C. Overfelt High School's student population of 1,511 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William C. Overfelt High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of William C. Overfelt High School is 0.35, which is less than 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6985 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William C. Overfelt High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.350.64
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Graduation Rate
83%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William C. Overfelt High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Side Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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