290 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Academy For Change serves 11 students in grades 7-12.
Academy For Change placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Academy For Change ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Academy For Change's student population of 11 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
11 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

Academy For Change is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy For Change is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3268 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
55%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
27%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
12%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 11 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 5%)

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