Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy

  • Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy serves 572 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (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 7% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Barack Obama Global Preparation 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 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy's student population of 572 students has declined by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students572 students
Gender %Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Students by GradeBarack Obama Global Preparation Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Barack Obama Global Preparation 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 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy is 0.42, which is more 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)
3%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:124:1
Hispanic
70%
54%
Black
30%
6%
All Ethnic GroupsBarack Obama Global Preparation Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Barack Obama Global Preparation 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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