Public Safety Academy

1482 East Enterprise Dr,

San Bernardino, CA, 92408-0161

Tel: (909)382-2211
Grades: 6-12

399 students

Public Safety Academy serves 399 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Public Safety Academy operates within the San Bernardino City Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 399 students has grown by 200% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 399 students
Public Safety Academy Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 59% Male / 41%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Public Safety Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Public Safety Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 22:1
Public Safety Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Public Safety Academy American Indian (2006-2012)
Asian
1%
11%
Public Safety Academy Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
61%
52%
Public Safety Academy Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
7%
7%
Public Safety Academy Black (2006-2012)
White
24%
26%
Public Safety Academy White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Public Safety Academy Sch Ethnicity Public Safety Academy Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 1.15
Public Safety Academy Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Public Safety Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2009)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Public Safety Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 54,339 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name San Bernardino City Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
4
Number of Students Managed 54,339 1,595
San Bernardino City Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $648 MM n/a
San Bernardino City Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $679 MM n/a
San Bernardino City Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,832 $0
San Bernardino City Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,406 $0
San Bernardino City Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Anderson (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Curtis Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Monterey Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San Bernardino Indian Springs High School
    650 North Del Rosa Dr
    San Bernardino , CA , 92410
    (909)381-1100
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • San Bernardino Monterey Elementary School
    794 East Monterey Ave
    San Bernardino , CA , 92410
    (909)388-6391
    0.9  mi  |  734  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • San Bernardino Bing Wong Elementary School
    1250 East Ninth St
    San Bernardino , CA , 92410
    (909)888-1500
    1  mi  |  829  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • San Bernardino Curtis Middle School
    1050 North Delrosa Dr
    San Bernardino , CA , 92410
    (909)388-6332
    1.1  mi  |  1013  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • San Bernardino Warm Springs Elementary School
    7497 Sterling Ave
    San Bernardino , CA , 92410
    (909)388-6500
    1.2  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 10, 2012 - This school provides fire training, leadership training, basic education and dicipline. Students are encouraged to achieve,and the staff care about the mission of the school. Situations arise that are less than perfect, generally from adults operating out of self-interest. I would recommend this alternative education to any parent who is interested in participating in their students education. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 16, 2012 - School looks good from outside, but completly opposite from inside. Tout fire and police training that does not take place. Constant bickering between staff, poorly managed, very self serving school board. - Posted by Parent

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San Bernardino, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.45, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in San Bernardino is Soar Charter Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.