Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy

  • Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy serves 552 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy is 0.23, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3092 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
87%
54%
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Black
11%
6%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.230.41
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Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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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.
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