PROFICIENCY 27% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Fortuna Union High
25%Fortuna
38%California

Fortuna Union High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fortuna Union High" in Fortuna, CA. There are a total of 825 students and 38 teachers at Fortuna Union High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 315 free lunch students and 81 reduced lunch students.

Fortuna Union High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 29% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students825
Teachers38.2
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch315
Reduced lunch81

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment178
Taking some courses130
Taking some courses (not tests)42
Passing some courses61
Passing no courses58

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Fortuna Union High, there are a total of 178 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 130 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-44%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Fortuna Union High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 72.4% 70.0% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 0.7% 0.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 2.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.9% 16.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 5.6% 7.0% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Fortuna demographics profile

StatisticFortunaCaliforniaNational
Population11,91739,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,46025691
Median age39.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%

Education level achieved in Fortuna

IndexFortunaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Fortuna Union High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.