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The Heights Charter School in Alpine, CA
(KG-08 • Public • Regular School)

City-data.com school rating (using weighted test average as compared to other schools in California) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 78
Address
 2710 Alpine Blvd. Ste. E
Alpine, CA 91901
Telephone
(619) 792-9000
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City-data.com school rating
78
Students
204
Classroom Teachers (FTE)
12.1
National School Lunch
Program (NSLP) Status
No
Free lunch eligible students
27
Reduced-price lunch
eligible students
14
School district
Dehesa Elementary
Charter school
Yes
Magnet School Indicator
No
Shared Time Indicator
Missing
Adult education offered
No

Ratings

This school rating compared to other nearby schools ratings:
Mountain View Learning Academy (3.5 miles):

82
The Heights Charter School:

78
Shadow Hills Elementary (3.5 miles):

77
Blossom Valley Elementary (5.6 miles):

71
Boulder Oaks Elementary (1.7 miles):

67
Los Coches Creek Middle (4.0 miles):

64
Joan MacQueen Middle (1.3 miles):

51
Alpine Elementary (1.1 miles):

43
Dehesa Elementary (6.6 miles):

35
The Heights Charter School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
California:

46
San Diego County:

55
Alpine:

66
The Heights Charter School:

78

Students & Teachers


Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 204
Enrollment in 2015: 166
Enrollment in 2014: 119
Enrollment in 2013: 65

The Heights Charter School - Historical enrollment


Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)

GradeKGG01G02G03G04G05G06G07G08Total
All students252324181727192823204
Female students1312109111511127100
Male students121114961281616104
American Indian/Alaska Native students - - - - - - 12 - 3
Asian students - - - - - 2 - 2 - 4
Hispanic students24234634230
Black students111 - - - - 1 - 4
White students191621141318121919151
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander students - - - - - - 2 - - 2
Two or More Races students32 - 1 - 11 - 210

Enrollment by grade:
Kindergarten enrollment: 25
1st grade enrollment: 23
2nd grade enrollment: 24
3rd grade enrollment: 18
4th grade enrollment: 17
5th grade enrollment: 27
6th grade enrollment: 19
7th grade enrollment: 28
8th grade enrollment: 23

The Heights Charter School - Historical enrollment by grade


Enrollment by gender:
(State average from 12,430 schools)

Female enrollment: 100 (49.0%)
The Heights Charter School:

49.0%
California:

49.4%
Male enrollment: 104 (51.0%)
School:

51.0%
State:

49.6%

The Heights Charter School - Historical enrollment by gender


Enrollment by race/ethnicity:
(State average from 12,430 schools)

American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment: 3 (1.5%)
The Heights Charter School:

1.5%
California:

1.0%
Asian enrollment: 4 (2.0%)
Here:

2.0%
State:

9.4%
Hispanic enrollment: 30 (14.7%)
The Heights Charter School:

14.7%
State:

46.0%
Black enrollment: 4 (2.0%)
Here:

2.0%
California:

6.1%
White enrollment: 151 (74.0%)
The Heights Charter School:

74.0%
State:

28.3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander enrollment: 2 (1.0%)
The Heights Charter School:

1.0%
California:

0.6%
Two or More Races enrollment: 10 (4.9%)
Here:

4.9%
California:

4.5%

The Heights Charter School - Historical enrollment by race/ethnicity


Lunch Program Eligibility:
(State average from 10,111 schools)

Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 41 (20.1%)
The Heights Charter School:

20.1%
State:

61.2%
Free lunch eligible students: 27 (13.2%)
School:

13.2%
California:

52.8%
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 14 (6.9%)
Here:

6.9%
California:

8.6%

The Heights Charter School - Lunch Program Eligibility


Teachers and support:
(State average from 12,394 schools)

Classroom Teachers (FTE): 12.1


Student/Teacher Ratio
School:

16.9
California:

22.8

Statewide Student Assessments


Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments:
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(State average from 10,463 schools)

Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments (SB) is one of the online summative assessments - part of California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System.

The summative assessments are comprehensive, end-of-year assessments of grade-level learning that measure progress toward college and career readiness. Each test in English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics is comprised of two parts: (1) a computer-adaptive test and (2) a performance task, administered within a selected testing window available at 66 percent of the instructional year for grades three through eight, and grade eleven.

The summative assessments are aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA and mathematics. The tests capitalize on the strengths of computer adaptive testing efficient and precise measurement across the full range of achievement and timely turnaround of results.

    ELA Standard Met and Above

  • All65%
  • Males60%
  • Females71%
  • White55%
ELA students tested: 139
ELA students with scores: 139

Percentage Standard Met and Above:

65%
California:

49%

Standard Not Met: 13.7%
Standard Nearly Met: 20.9%
Standard Met: 37.4%
Standard Exceeded: 28.1%

All Grades:
13.7%
20.9%
37.4%
28.1%
3rd Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2455.5, Students tested: 24, Standard Not Met: 16.7%, Nearly Met: 8.3%, Met: 45.8%, Exceeded: 29.2%)
16.7%
8.3%
45.8%
29.2%
4th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2454.4, Students tested: 21, Standard Not Met: 28.6%, Nearly Met: 33.3%, Met: 28.6%, Exceeded: 9.5%)
28.6%
33.3%
28.6%
9.5%
5th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2539.4, Students tested: 22, Standard Not Met: 13.6%, Nearly Met: 22.7%, Met: 27.3%, Exceeded: 36.4%)
13.6%
22.7%
27.3%
36.4%
6th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2590.0, Students tested: 25, Standard Not Met: 0.0%, Nearly Met: 16.0%, Met: 40.0%, Exceeded: 44.0%)
16.0%
40.0%
44.0%
7th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2576.8, Students tested: 21, Standard Not Met: 14.3%, Nearly Met: 19.1%, Met: 52.4%, Exceeded: 14.3%)
14.3%
19.1%
52.4%
14.3%
8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2606.7, Students tested: 26, Standard Not Met: 11.5%, Nearly Met: 26.9%, Met: 30.8%, Exceeded: 30.8%)
11.5%
26.9%
30.8%
30.8%

The Heights Charter School - ELA Area Achievement Levels (all grades)


    Math Standard Met and Above

  • All48%
  • Males53%
  • Females43%
  • White45%
Math students tested: 139
Math students with scores: 139

Percentage Standard Met and Above:

48%
California:

38%

Standard Not Met: 19.4%
Standard Nearly Met: 32.4%
Standard Met: 28.1%
Standard Exceeded: 20.1%

All Grades:
19.4%
32.4%
28.1%
20.1%
3rd Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2438.9, Students tested: 24, Standard Not Met: 8.3%, Nearly Met: 41.7%, Met: 33.3%, Exceeded: 16.7%)
8.3%
41.7%
33.3%
16.7%
4th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2444.2, Students tested: 21, Standard Not Met: 38.1%, Nearly Met: 33.3%, Met: 14.3%, Exceeded: 14.3%)
38.1%
33.3%
14.3%
14.3%
5th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2502.1, Students tested: 22, Standard Not Met: 18.2%, Nearly Met: 36.4%, Met: 36.4%, Exceeded: 9.1%)
18.2%
36.4%
36.4%
9.1%
6th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2553.4, Students tested: 25, Standard Not Met: 8.0%, Nearly Met: 36.0%, Met: 44.0%, Exceeded: 12.0%)
8.0%
36.0%
44.0%
12.0%
7th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2557.0, Students tested: 21, Standard Not Met: 23.8%, Nearly Met: 28.6%, Met: 23.8%, Exceeded: 23.8%)
23.8%
28.6%
23.8%
23.8%
8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2612.6, Students tested: 26, Standard Not Met: 23.1%, Nearly Met: 19.2%, Met: 15.4%, Exceeded: 42.3%)
23.1%
19.2%
15.4%
42.3%

The Heights Charter School - Math Area Achievement Levels (all grades)


Paper-based CAASPP:
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(State average from 9,784 schools)

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System includes paper-based tests:

California Standards Tests (CSTs) - The CSTs for science in grades five, eight, and ten are administered only to students in California public schools. All questions are multiple-choice. These tests were developed specifically to assess students' knowledge of the California content standards in science.

CST Science students tested: 27
CST Science students with scores: 26

Percentage At Or Above Proficient:

88%
State:

54%

Percentage Far Below Basic: 0.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Below Basic: 0.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Basic: 12.0% Students demonstrate a partial and rudimentary understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Proficient: 31.0% Students demonstrate a competent and adequate understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Advanced: 58.0% Students demonstrate a comprehensive and complex understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.

5th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 420.2, Students tested: 27, Far Below Basic: 0.0%, Below Basic: 0.0%, Basic: 12.0%, Proficient: 31.0%, Advanced: 58.0%)
12.0%
31.0%
58.0%

CST Science students tested: 20
CST Science students with scores: 19

Percentage At Or Above Proficient:

95%
California:

54%

Percentage Far Below Basic: 0.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Below Basic: 0.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Basic: 5.0% Students demonstrate a partial and rudimentary understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Proficient: 21.0% Students demonstrate a competent and adequate understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Advanced: 74.0% Students demonstrate a comprehensive and complex understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.

8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 457.5, Students tested: 20, Far Below Basic: 0.0%, Below Basic: 0.0%, Basic: 5.0%, Proficient: 21.0%, Advanced: 74.0%)
5.0%
21.0%
74.0%

The Physical Fitness Test:
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The Physical Fitness Test (PFT) for students in California schools is the FITNESSGRAM. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity.
Aerobic Capacity:
5th grade: (Students tested: 22, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 59.1%, Needs Improvement: 36.4%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 4.5%)
59.1%
36.4%
4.5%
7th grade: (Students tested: 21, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 38.1%, Needs Improvement: 33.3%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 28.6%)
38.1%
33.3%
28.6%


Body Composition:
5th grade: (Students tested: 22, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 86.4%, Needs Improvement: 9.1%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 4.5%)
86.4%
9.1%
4.5%
7th grade: (Students tested: 21, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 66.7%, Needs Improvement: 28.6%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 4.7%)
66.7%
28.6%
4.7%


Abdominal Strength:
5th grade: (Students tested: 22, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 77.3%, Needs Improvement: 22.7%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
77.3%
22.7%
7th grade: (Students tested: 21, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 61.9%, Needs Improvement: 38.1%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
61.9%
38.1%


Trunk Extension Strength:
5th grade: (Students tested: 22, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 68.2%, Needs Improvement: 31.8%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
68.2%
31.8%
7th grade: (Students tested: 21, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 90.5%, Needs Improvement: 9.5%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
90.5%
9.5%


Upper Body Strength:
5th grade: (Students tested: 22, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 72.7%, Needs Improvement: 27.3%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
72.7%
27.3%
7th grade: (Students tested: 21, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 57.1%, Needs Improvement: 42.9%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
57.1%
42.9%


Flexibility:
5th grade: (Students tested: 22, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 95.5%, Needs Improvement: 4.5%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
95.5%
4.5%
7th grade: (Students tested: 21, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 95.2%, Needs Improvement: 4.8%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
95.2%
4.8%

Accountability


Adequate Yearly Progress:
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(State average from 9,846 schools)

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) - Accountability system mandated by federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Statistics are based on test results of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program, the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE), and the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA).

The Heights Charter School - Adequate Yearly Progress status


ELA Participation Rate
School:

93.0%
State:

96.3%

    ELA Participation Rate

  • Hispanic92
  • American Indian100
  • Asian100
  • Filipino100
  • Native Hawaiian100
  • Black100
  • White93
  • Multirace84
  • SED97
  • With Disabilities74
  • Hispanic: 92% (tested 21 out of 23 enrolled)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 100% (tested 3 out of 3 enrolled)
  • Asian: 100% (tested 1 out of 1 enrolled)
  • Filipino: 100% (tested 4 out of 4 enrolled)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 100% (tested 2 out of 2 enrolled)
  • Black: 100% (tested 1 out of 1 enrolled)
  • White: 93% (tested 88 out of 95 enrolled)
  • Two or More Races: 84% (tested 5 out of 6 enrolled)
  • Socioeconomic Disadvantaged: 97% (tested 31 out of 32 enrolled)
  • Students with Disabilities: 74% (tested 14 out of 19 enrolled)


Math Participation Rate
The Heights Charter School:

93.0%
California:

96.1%

    Math Participation Rate

  • Hispanic92
  • American Indian100
  • Asian100
  • Filipino100
  • Native Hawaiian100
  • Black100
  • White94
  • Multirace84
  • SED97
  • With Disabilities79
  • Hispanic: 92% (tested 21 out of 23 enrolled)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 100% (tested 3 out of 3 enrolled)
  • Asian: 100% (tested 1 out of 1 enrolled)
  • Filipino: 100% (tested 4 out of 4 enrolled)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 100% (tested 2 out of 2 enrolled)
  • Black: 100% (tested 1 out of 1 enrolled)
  • White: 94% (tested 88 out of 94 enrolled)
  • Two or More Races: 84% (tested 5 out of 6 enrolled)
  • Socioeconomic Disadvantaged: 97% (tested 30 out of 31 enrolled)
  • Students with Disabilities: 79% (tested 15 out of 19 enrolled)

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