William Finch

607 E. Tehama St.
Orland, CA 95963
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
William Finch serves 148 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
William Finch 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 ≤10% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

William Finch's student population of 148 students has grown by 114% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

William Finch 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 William Finch is 0.58, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3283 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
21:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
45%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
47%
21%
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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
0.58
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is William Finch's ranking?
William Finch is ranked #3283 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of William Finch?
The graduation rate of William Finch is 80%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend William Finch?
148 students attend William Finch.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of William Finch students are White, 45% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William Finch?
William Finch has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does William Finch offer ?
William Finch offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is William Finch part of?

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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