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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
581
Classroom Teachers
26

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 82.8% 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 58 44
Proficiency in Reading 73 57
Proficiency in Math 42 32

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 22.77
AVG FOR DISTRICT 23.05
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 159 27.4%
Grade 10 155 26.7%
Grade 11 142 24.4%
Grade 12 125 21.5%
Total 581 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.6% 80.4% 24.4%
Black 0.6% 0.6% 5.7%
Hispanic 9.9% 15.7% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 1.9% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 1.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 26.0% 24.4% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.4% 21.6% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.6% 2.8% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 91,713 39,512,223
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 106.9 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.9% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.8% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.0% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 23.1% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 35,867 12,950,743
Single Parent Households With Children 6.2% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.3% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.7% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 18.1% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.7% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.5% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.3% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.1% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 8.7% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,387 $25,988,703 46.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $699 $2,844,231 5.1%
Staff $496 $2,018,224 3.6%
General Administration $167 $679,523 1.2%
School Administration $1,034 $4,207,346 7.5%
Operation $1,563 $6,359,847 11.4%
Transportation $299 $1,216,631 2.2%
Other $785 $3,194,165 5.7%
Total Support $5,043 $20,519,967 36.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,336 $9,505,184 17.0%
Total Expenditures $13,766 $56,013,854 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%