Rudsdale Continuation School

8251 Fontaine Street, Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 636-7992

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Public Grades 9-12 130 students 22 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade


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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% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Rudsdale Continuation School is a public high school in Oakland. The principal of Rudsdale Continuation School is Willie Thompson, whose e-mail is 130 students attend Rudsdale Continuation School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 30% of the Rudsdale Continuation School students are "limited in English proficiency." 66% of the 130 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Rudsdale Continuation School is 22:1. Coliseum College Prep Academy is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 53% 35%
Hispanic 40% 37%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% %
Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Unspecified 2% 6%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian 1% 13%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% %
Filipino 0% 0.8%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 68%
Limited English proficiency 30% 31%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    I think rusdale it school for kids that willing to learn continue to complete high school and move on to college. It a great school for daughter gos to this school and her GPA 33.32 that great for her because her was not going to school before. concern parent marie

  • (10 years ago)

    The school has a wonderful art show at the end of the year.

  • (11 years ago)

    My son has been at Far West going into his fourth year. I am satisfied with his progress and interaction in the school and with the teachers. He had developed very good relationships however the school as a whole has dropped dramatically every year in cumulative testing scores. This continues to worry me. One good thing is that the class sizes are wonderful between 18 and 22.

  • (11 years ago)

    I am attending far west school right now. I am in the 8th grade and has been there since the 2nd grade I don't really like it but it is a good school but if I were to rate the school in it's behavior I would give it a 3 because they don't have any discipline at all. I would change to a differn't school but I would probably have a harder time learning because that school is low on their education.

  • (11 years ago)

    This is not a continuation school. I am very offended by your portrayal of the school that my child attends. The kids here are brilliant and very articulate. They deserve better recognition then you are giving them. I would really appreciate if you would give them the respect they deserve and show them for what they are. A college prep. school not a continuation school.

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