Aspire East Palo Alto Charter

1286 Runnymede St.
Oakland, CA 94606
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 597 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Aspire East Palo Alto Charter ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 36% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : 41% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Aspire East Palo Alto Charter's student population of 597 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
597 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Aspire East Palo Alto Charter is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
36%
40%
(18-19)
41%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
87%
56%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.24
This chart display the diversity score of Aspire East Palo Alto Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Aspire East Palo Alto Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aspire East Palo Alto Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Aspire East Palo Alto Charter?
597 students attend Aspire East Palo Alto Charter.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Aspire East Palo Alto Charter students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hawaiian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Aspire East Palo Alto Charter?
Aspire East Palo Alto Charter has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Aspire East Palo Alto Charter offer ?
Aspire East Palo Alto Charter offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Aspire East Palo Alto Charter part of?
Aspire East Palo Alto Charter is part of Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 36% (Top 1%)
  • : 41% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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