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Vista Continuation High School

Preschool | Grades 9-12 | Kern Union High
200 P St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 327-8561

About This School

Vista Continuation High School is located in Bakersfield, CA and is one of 24 high schools in Kern Union High School District. It is a alt. school that serves 258 students in grades 9-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Vista Continuation High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Vista Continuation High School had an API growth score of 583 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Vista Continuation High School's 2012 base score was 542 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Vista Continuation High School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

258

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

48% 52%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

86.4%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$9,232
per student
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All Grades Algebra I Performance

CST Results
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Vista Continuation High School Reviews

By a Former Student on

Vista gave me some of the greatest opportunities and helped me change my life around. Classes were small and teachers were able to focus on the students easier.

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