Mesquite Continuation High School



Mesquite Continuation High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesquite Continuation High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1
10 7
11 47
12 58

Mesquite Continuation High School is a public high school of the Sierra Sands Unf School District located in Ridgecrest, CA. It has 113 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mesquite Continuation High School is the 1,892nd largest public high school in California and the 19,823rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 113
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.6

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Mesquite Continuation High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 59
(52%)
787
(51%)
 Female 54
(48%)
748
(49%)

Mesquite Continuation High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 67
(59%)
952
(62%)
 Hispanic 37
(33%)
371
(24%)
 Black 4
(4%)
88
(6%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Asian 2
(2%)
81
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
22
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(1%)

Mesquite Continuation High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 65
(58%)
445
(29%)
 Not Eligible 42
(37%)
1,003
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(5%)
87
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mesquite Continuation High School is ranked 1,768th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mesquite Continuation High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mesquite Continuation High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 127
2006 136
2007 134
2008 144
2009 152
2010 137
2011 115
2012 113

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.5
2006 18.9
2007 14.9
2008 20.6
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 18.5
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46456692913386
2006 0.33088235294118
2007 0.41044776119403
2008 0.36805555555556
2009 0.16447368421053
2010 0.32846715328467
2011
2012 0.6283185840708

Compare Mesquite Continuation High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 62.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mesquite Continuation High School
Ridgecrest, CA
Public 09 - 12 113 17.1:1  
Burroughs High School
Ridgecrest, CA
Public 09 - 12 1,422 22.7:1 1 miles
Immanuel Christian School
Ridgecrest, CA
Private PK - 12 182 14:1 1 miles
Trona High School
Trona, CA
Public 07 - 12 101 10.4:1 20 miles
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