This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More
Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
30%
State avg: 37%
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English
31%
State avg: 48%
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Science
31%
State avg: 53%
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5/10
Academic progress

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
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White
47%
Hispanic
22%
Asian
16%
American Indian/Alaska Native
8%
Two or more races
5%
Black
1%
Filipino
1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
1124 El Dorado Street
Crescent City, CA 95531
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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