Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy

Tel: (323)826-9616
  • Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy serves 488 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Aspire Centennial 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy's student population of 488 students has grown by 60% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students488 students
Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Total Students (2014-2016)
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2014-2016)
Students by GradeAspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy is 0.06, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2016)
Hispanic
97%
54%
Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Black Students (2014-2016)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Two Or More Races Students (2015-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsAspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.64
Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2015-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
50%
Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2014-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2014-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy is Los Angeles Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1,020
    4
    Number of Students Managed633,1651,585
    Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    28%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,871$11,049
    District Spending / Student$14,853$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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