Tule Continuation High School: Full Guide

Location: Alpaugh, CA

Are you a student or parent at Tule Continuation High School? Want to understand how to get the most out of high school?

We've written the best guide to Tule Continuation High available. Here we'll cover:

  • Breakdowns of student ethnicity, gender, and family income
  • How safe Tule Continuation High is to attend
  • SAT/ACT/AP scores earned by Tule Continuation High students
  • Which AP/IB classes you can take at Tule Continuation High
  • Every sports team you can join at Tule Continuation High

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Basic Information

Tule Continuation High School is a public school, supporting grades 10 to 12 . It's located in Alpaugh, CA in Tulare County.

Based on its location, Tule Continuation High is classified as a school in a distant rural area, somewhat far from an urbanized area. Here's the location on a map:


Contact Information

Mailing address:

Tule Continuation High School
Po Box 9
Alpaugh, CA 93201-0009

Phone number: 5599498644

Tule Continuation High School homepage: http://www.tcoe.org/Districts/Alpaugh.shtm

Principal: Robert Hudson
Email the principal: [email protected]


Student Demographics

Student Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tule Continuation High School is 3 students, making it a very small high school, in the bottom 10% of all California high schools by size.

Attending Tule Continuation High will feel very cozy, and you'll likely know everyone in your school. This will be a very intimate learning environment.

Unfortunately, with a tiny class size, you may lack a large diversity of activities and classes to join. If you feel your interests aren't well catered by Tule Continuation High, you might consider independent learning or looking at nearby, larger high schools.


Growth in Student Body Size

Is Tule Continuation High School growing or shrinking? This will help you see trends in where the school is headed.

From our calculations, the enrollment at Tule Continuation High has decreased over the past few years. We calculate this by comparing enrollment in grades 9 to 12.

Male Students Female Students All Students
9th grade 0 0 0
10th grade 1 2 3
11th grade 0 0 0
12th grade 0 0 0


Gender Split

Are there more boys or girls at Tule Continuation High School?

From our statistics, Tule Continuation High has a 34:66 split between male and female students in the high school grades.

There is a large female majority at Tule Continuation High, and the imbalance is greater than you would expect from the general population in Tulare County. As a result, it'll feel like there are a lot more girls than boys in your classes.

Sometimes this imbalance can result from random chance and may not suggest anything about Tule Continuation High. In other cases, the school might preferentially select for females (if it has its own admissions criteria), or parents with female kids might prefer to send them to Tule Continuation High. In yet other cases, other neighboring schools might attract male students, drawing them away from Tule Continuation High.

If this gender imbalance is a concern for you, we suggest contacting Tule Continuation High administration and asking if they have any thoughts about why there's a female majority. Their phone number is 5599498644.


Ethnicity Breakdown

What's the racial diversity at Tule Continuation High School? Does one ethnicity make up most of the student body, or is it fairly balanced?

From our statistics, Tule Continuation High has a somewhat homogenous student body, with the majority of students identifying as one ethnicity, but not representing over 70% of the student body. Most schools in California fit this profile, so Tule Continuation High isn't out of the ordinary. Most students attending class with you will be of the predominant ethnicity, but there will be meaningful diversity from other races.

The majority of students at Tule Continuation High are Hispanic. In California, Hispanic students make up the majority of all students at 51.5%, and are thus the most common ethnicity. Predominantly Hispanic schools are the most common type of homogenous school, and Tule Continuation High fits within this category.

Percentage Number
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.0% 0
Asian 0.0% 0
Hispanic 66.6% 2
Black 0.0% 0
White 33.3% 1
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0.0% 0
Two or more races 0.0% 0

High schools usually reflect the population in the surrounding area, so the ethnicities of students likely resembles those of Alpaugh. If you'd like to see how other nearby schools look in diversity, just google "[name of school] prepscholar" to find our guide to that specific school.


Income Level of Tule Continuation High Families

What are the family incomes of students at Tule Continuation High School? To determine this, we look at the number of students who qualify for free or reduced lunches, a classification by the US federal government.

To qualify for a reduced price meal, family income needs to be below 185% of the federal poverty guidelines. For a family of 4, this means an income of around $45,000 or below.

To qualify for a free meal, family income needs to be below 130% of the federal poverty guidelines. For a family of 4, this means an income of around $32,000 or below.

The lower the percentage of students who qualify for free or reduced price meals, the higher the income levels are likely to be.

At Tule Continuation High, 0.0% of students qualify for reduced-price lunches, and 0.0% qualify for free lunches.

This means Tule Continuation High has a very low poverty level. Nearly no students at Tule Continuation High qualify for free or reduced price lunches. Alpaugh is thus likely to have a very affluent community, and Tule Continuation High is in the top 10% of California schools in terms of family income.

Number Percent
Reduced-price lunches 0 0.0%
Free lunches 0 0.0%
Do not qualify for reduced-price or free lunches 3 100.0%

As with ethnicity, this likely reflects the surrounding community in Alpaugh and doesn't speak much about the school itself.

Because Tule Continuation High is in the top quartile of schools by family income, it's likely to be well-funded relative to other high schools in California. This means you'll likely have access to advanced coursework like AP/IB classes and better-funded extracurriculars and sports.

It's still up to you, though, to take advantage of the resources Tule Continuation High has to offer. If you work hard and spend your time effectively, you'll likely be well positioned to succeed in college and beyond.

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School Safety

How safe is Tule Continuation High School to attend? Can you expect a lot of conflict as a student here?

To study this, we look at disciplinary data for two types of incidents at Tule Continuation High: referrals to law enforcement (when incidents are reported to police), and arrests.

These are the most serious disciplinary actions available to school administration and are more severe than suspensions or expulsions. Suspensions are often discretionary and can be given just for being disruptive in class. In contrast, law enforcement referrals and arrests often indicate incidents that put the safety of other Tule Continuation High students at risk.

In the school year of 2011-2012, there were 2 referrals to law enforcement (2 male, 0 female), and 2 school-related arrests (2 males, 0 females). This is out of a total enrollment of 11 students.

To put this into perspective, most California schools (59% of them) reported 0 law enforcement referrals and arrests.

This means that 36.3 Tule Continuation High has major safety issues. For every 100 students, there were 36.3 law-enforcement related actions. This is a very high number that puts Tule Continuation High in the top 10% of schools with disciplinary actions.

With this record, is Tule Continuation High School significantly different from other schools in the area? It could be that Tule Continuation High has an especially bad record, or it could be that the local area shows a pattern.

Compare this school with other high schools in the same school district, using the following table:

Alpaugh Unified School District Safety

School Name Total Referred Total Arrests Enrollment
Alpaugh Junior-senior High 10 2 128
Central California Connections Academy 0 0 0
Alpaugh Achievement Academy Charter 0 0 0

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