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Cold Stream Alternative School

Preschool | Grades 3-12 | Tahoe-Truckee Joint Unified
11661 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 582-2640

About This School

Cold Stream Alternative School is located in Truckee, CA and is one of 12 schools in Tahoe-truckee Joint Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 28 students in grades 3-12.

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 Cold Stream Alternative 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.

Cold Stream Alternative School had an API growth score of 796 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Cold Stream Alternative School's 2012 base score was 746 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Cold Stream Alternative School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

28

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

61% 39%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

10.7%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$11,961
per student
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Grade 10 Math Performance

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