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Community Day/Alternative Education/Special Educat

Alternative School (ASAM)
1800 West Ball Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92804
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Added to school box
Opened on September 9, 2004
History of School's Ranking
Blue line is rank against all schools in California; Green line is rank against similar schools only; B = LEA or ASAM School; C = Special Education School
Education Levels 7th - 12th
Students in 2006 72  (78% male)
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
53% were English learners in 2007
62% socioeconomically disadvantaged
Breakdown of Parent's Highest Education Level

CST / CAPA Scores Average of 7th - 11th graders scoring at or above the proficiency level

Average of 7th-10th grade English CST scoresAverage of 7th grade Math CST scoresAverage of 8th-9th grade General Math CST scoresAverage of 8th-10th grade Science CST scoresAverage of 8th grade Social Science CST scoresAverage of 10th grade World History CST scores

10th Grade California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) Scores

10th grade English CAHSEE scores10th grade Math CAHSEE scores

National Ranking  (CAT/6) The national average is 50%

Average of 7th grade Reading CAT/6 scoresAverage of 7th grade Language CAT/6 scoresAverage of 7th grade Spelling CAT/6 scoresAverage of 7th grade Math CAT/6 scores

Teachers Info from 2006

School District
Average years of teaching experience 4.5 11.8
Percent of teachers that are first-year or second-year teachers 0% 4.3%
Percent of teachers with full teaching credentials 75% 96%
Percent of teachers with emergency credentials 0% 1.8%
Percent of teachers with waivers 0% 0%
Teachers with emergency credentials do not qualify for full credentials or for an internship, but meet minimum certification requirements.  When schools are unable to find enough credentialed teachers or teachers with emergency permits, then they allow teachers to work under a waiver.

Students Info from 2007

School District
Percent of students in gifted and talented education programs 0% 26%
Percent of students with disabilities 19% 11%
Percent of students who dropped out of high school 2.2%