Colusa High School

901 Colus Ave, Colusa, CA 95932 | (530) 458-2156
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 351
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 901 Colus Ave., Colusa, CA 95932
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 351
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 15.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 170 (48.4%)
  • Females: 181 (51.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 42 (12.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 161 (45.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 203 (57.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Colusa High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian72.0%
Black30.9%
Asian10.3%
Hispanic19154.4%
White14340.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Colusa High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade10128.8%
10th Grade9827.9%
11th Grade8423.9%
12th Grade6819.4%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
83.6%
District:
83.2%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree: 27.3%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 22.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 17.2
Average Age
School:
45.5
District:
56.5
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Colusa High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: Yes
Math AYP Met: Yes
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 16.1%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 24.2%
Average Combined Score: 1,402.0
Critical Reading Average: 458.0
Math Average: 484.0
Writing Average: 460.0
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 26.7%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20107.0%7.0%22.0%
200910.0%10.0%21.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201050.0%52.0%55.0%
200945.0%45.0%51.0%
200843.0%43.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201046.0%46.0%54.0%
200945.0%46.0%50.0%
200859.0%58.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201055.0%55.0%46.0%
200977.0%77.0%47.0%
200845.0%45.0%43.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
200823.0%24.0%18.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%7.0%12.0%
200910.0%8.0%11.0%
200810.0%9.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201027.0%27.0%40.0%
200917.0%17.0%37.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201037.0%38.0%38.0%
200946.0%47.0%34.0%
200838.0%40.0%35.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201036.0%34.0%45.0%
200948.0%46.0%44.0%
200831.0%30.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20109.0%9.0%14.0%
200950.0%50.0%14.0%
200831.0%31.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201038.0%36.0%46.0%
200950.0%46.0%44.0%
200843.0%41.0%40.0%
 
CST World History Test
201026.0%25.0%42.0%
200928.0%25.0%38.0%
200820.0%21.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201017.0%13.0%8.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201011.0%10.0%14.0%
2009---
20088.0%8.0%11.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201033.0%34.0%30.0%
200921.0%22.0%27.0%
200822.0%22.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201033.0%30.0%42.0%
200938.0%34.0%40.0%
200833.0%31.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20107.0%13.0%6.0%
200925.0%25.0%7.0%
200815.0%15.0%6.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201025.0%25.0%50.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201035.0%30.0%45.0%
200941.0%35.0%44.0%
200833.0%30.0%38.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20108.0%16.0%31.0%
200910.0%20.0%28.0%
20086.0%19.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201018.0%16.0%31.0%
20099.0%9.0%28.0%
200813.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201042.0%43.0%46.0%
200942.0%43.0%42.0%
200840.0%41.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201035.0%35.0%38.0%
200921.0%22.0%36.0%
200821.0%21.0%32.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201021.0%22.0%27.0%
200949.0%49.0%26.0%
200831.0%31.0%24.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201025.0%25.0%54.0%
 
CST World History Test
201026.0%25.0%41.0%
200927.0%25.0%38.0%
200820.0%21.0%33.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
200823.0%24.0%27.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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