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Briones Independent Study School
614 F St, Martinez, CA 94553
Briones Independent Study School is a program that allows students to complete their required credits primarily fromMore 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
614 F St, Martinez, CA 94553

Vicente Martinez High School is a continuation school for students who are behind in their academic credits and atMore 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
Martinez Unified School District
921 Susana St, Martinez, CA 94553


The Martinez Unified School District serves 2,925 students in eight schools:

  • John MuirMore Elementary
  • John Swett Elementary
  • Las Juntas Elementary
  • Morello Park Elementary
  • Martinez Jr. High
  • Alhambra High
  • Vicente High
  • Briones Independent Study
  • Martinez Adult Education

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:

2009 base Academic Performance Index (API): 807

Ethinic/Racial makeup of the district:

White: 1,812; Hispanic: 604; African American: 84; American Indian: 39; Asian: 97; Filipino: 61; Pacific Islander: 22

Socioeconomically Disadvantaged: 552

English Learners: 302

Students with Disabilities: 372

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