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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A+
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Design Science Middle College High School is a highly rated, public, magnet, alternative school located in Fresno, CA. It has 273 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 43 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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1101 E University Ave Business Building
Fresno, CA 93741

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1110
122 responses
Average ACT
21
72 responses
AP Enrollment
0%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$50,432
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,005
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$242,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
96%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 88 responses
  • Thanksgiving Event
    25%
  • Dance Club showcases and performances
    14%
  • Halloween Event
    13%
  • Christmas time
    11%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Ethnic potlucks
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
273
Free or Reduced Lunch
73%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 28 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 28 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
43:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$89,938
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,156 / year
National
$12,239
48%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
23%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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