Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy

1600 W. Imperial Hwy.
Los Angeles, CA 90057
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 530 students in grades 9-12, Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
530 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy ranks within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy is 0.27, 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)
#1339 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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35-39%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
60-64%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
84%
56%
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Black
15%
5%
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White
n/a
21%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
This chart display the diversity score of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy 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 is Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy's ranking?
Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy is ranked #1339 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy often compared to?
Bright Star Secondary Charter Academyis often viewed alongside schools like George Washington Preparatory High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy?
The graduation rate of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy is 65-69%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy?
530 students attend Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy?
Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy offer ?
Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy part of?
Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy is part of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy School District.

School Reviews

4   12/27/2018
This is my girls first year. So far it''s great school for learning the basics. It could offer more electives so that it equals out the sports. However overall it''s been good.
- Posted by Parent - Fancy

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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