1840 Benton St.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wilson Alternative serves 219 students in grades 6-12.
Wilson Alternative 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 ≤10% (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 30-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Wilson Alternative's student population of 219 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Wilson Alternative 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 Wilson Alternative is 0.67, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8268 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
12%
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Hispanic
51%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
24%
23%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 219 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 45-49% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 50%)

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