School Details

Aurora High (Continuation) School

641 Rockwood Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 768-3940
NR

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 205 students 14 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
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68%
83%
39%
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84%

California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

In 2012-2013 California used the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students' skills in English language arts and mathematics. The results for grade 10 students taking the test for the first time are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The CAHSEE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of California. Students must pass all parts of the CAHSEE in order to graduate from high school. If they do not pass it the first time, students have multiple opportunities to retake the test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Calexico Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Calexico Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Aurora High (Continuation) School is a public high school in Calexico. The principal of Aurora High (Continuation) School is John Moreno and can be contacted at jmoreno@cusdk12.org. 205 students attend Aurora High (Continuation) School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Unspecified. 75% of the Aurora High (Continuation) School students have "limited English proficiency." 83% of the 205 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Aurora High (Continuation) School is 14:1. De Anza 9th Grade Academy is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 99% 99%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 0.5%
Unspecified 0.9% 0.2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.04%
Filipino 0% 0.08%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.03%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.02%
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 68%
Limited English proficiency 75% 64%

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