Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy

  • Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy serves 561 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy 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.

Top Placements

Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy's student population of 561 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students561 students
This chart display total students of Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy 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 increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy is 0.31, 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)10-14%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy 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)50-54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy 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 Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy and the average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
82%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy and the percentage of Hispanic students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy and the percentage of Black students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy and the percentage of students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.310.41
This chart display the diversity score of Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy and the average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy and graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy 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
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy 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

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Animo Watts College Preparatory Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
We’ll report on a new partnership between schools in Chicago and Boston that is bringing an award-winning digital education platform to their schools. So what exactly is Boom Writer?
We've put together this resource guide to help students and adults get the help they require to choose a good language immersion program.
We examine the oldest school district west of the Mississippi River – the Hawaii Department of Education.