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North Star Independent Study

Preschool | Grades 1-12 | Amador County Unified
525 Independence Dr
Sutter Creek, CA 95685
(209) 257-5150

About This School

North Star Independent Study is located in Sutter Creek, CA and is one of 12 schools in Amador County Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 104 students in grades 1-12.

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 North Star Independent Study'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.

North Star Independent Study had an API growth score of 567 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. North Star Independent Study's 2012 base score was 542 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, North Star Independent Study had 24 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

104

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

62% 38%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

38.5%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$7,209
per student
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