Briones Independent Study School 614 F St, Martinez, CA94553 Briones Independent Study School is a program that allows students to complete their required credits primarily from…More home. Students in this program meet one hour per week with their teacher and must complete 25 hours of course work per week on their own. There are several programs within Briones, including the Environmental Studies Academy, which fosters a collaborative approach to independent learning.
Vicente Martinez High School is a continuation school for students who are behind in their academic credits and at…More risk of not graduating. It is located in the same campus as the Martinez Adult School and Briones Independent Study School, and features smaller class size and lower student to teacher ratio.
2009 Base API: 489
2010 STAR results: N/A
Percentage of parents who are college graduates:16
Percentage of students who are English learners: 6
Percentage of students who are: white, 55; Hispanic, 31; African American, 6; Asian, 1; Pacific Islander, 1.
Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: 39
The district's policy and procedures are determined by the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education, a five-member panel with one student representative. The board meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month.
The policies and procedures decided by the board, as well as day-to-day operations of the district, are carried out by the superintendent and staff working out of district headquarters, 921 Susana St.
The following information comes from the State Department of Education: