Colfax High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
24995 Ben Taylor Rd.
Colfax, CA 95713
Phone
(530) 346-2284
District
PLACER UNION HIGH
County
PLACER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
586
Classroom Teachers
26

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Colfax High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 43
Proficiency in Reading 77 55
Proficiency in Math 45 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 22.38
AVG FOR DISTRICT 22.80
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 157 26.8%
Grade 10 136 23.2%
Grade 11 154 26.3%
Grade 12 139 23.7%
Total 586 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.9% 81.9% 25.0%
Black 0.2% 0.7% 5.9%
Hispanic 9.9% 14.8% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 1.3% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 1.3% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.8% 21.5% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.2% 17.0% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.6% 4.4% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 91,968 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 107.2 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.5% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.4% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.6% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.4% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 22.1% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 35,714 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 6.6% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.2% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.7% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.0% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.9% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.3% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.0% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 9.1% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,905 $24,216,405 47.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $2,628,741 5.2%
Staff $458 $1,878,258 3.7%
General Administration $123 $504,423 1.0%
School Administration $998 $4,092,798 8.1%
Operation $1,444 $5,921,844 11.7%
Transportation $292 $1,197,492 2.4%
Other $592 $2,427,792 4.8%
Total Support $4,548 $18,651,348 36.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,925 $7,894,425 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,378 $50,762,178 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%