Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8

  • Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 serves 295 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8's student population of 295 students has grown by 123% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 150% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students295 students
This chart display total students of Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 by grade.

School Comparison

  • Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:124:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 and the average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
99%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 and the percentage of Hispanic students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.020.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alliance College-ready Middle Academy 8 and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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