PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Sierra Sands Unified

Mesquite Continuation High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sierra Sands Unified" in Ridgecrest, CA. There are a total of 97 students and 6 teachers at Mesquite Continuation High, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 64 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Mesquite Continuation High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch64
Reduced lunch4


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Mesquite Continuation High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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.

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Mesquite Continuation High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 60.4% 61.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 6.3% 6.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 4.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.5% 24.0% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.8% 1.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.6% 1.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 0.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Las Flores Elementary49%0.9Ridgecrest, CA
James Monroe Middle School30%1.3Ridgecrest, CA
Murray Middle School48%1.4Ridgecrest, CA
Ridgecrest Charter33%1.8Ridgecrest, CA
Gateway Elementary40%1.9Ridgecrest, CA
Richmond Elementary40%2.1Ridgecrest, CA
Faller Elementary33%2.4Ridgecrest, CA
Inyokern Elementary32%8.2Inyokern, CA

Ridgecrest demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,37023291
Median age35.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Speak English81%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Ridgecrest

Completed 8th grade87.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Mesquite Continuation High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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