California Academy Of Mathematics And Science

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1000 E. Victoria St., Bldg. Sa
Carson, CA 90747
  • California Academy Of Mathematics And Science serves 667 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • California Academy Of Mathematics And Science placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • California Academy Of Mathematics And Science's student population of 667 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011, 2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students667 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • California Academy Of Mathematics And Science is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of California Academy Of Mathematics And Science is 0.68, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6 out of 9602 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
35%
12%
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Hispanic
43%
54%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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My son went to CAMS from 2011 - 2015. It was an 8 mile commute to CAMS but I''m so glad we invested the time and trouble. He had a rich learning experience. He is now about to graduate from Williams College in Massachucetts with a degree in chemistry. If you can get your kid into this school - do it. Warning: this place is not for flakey or lazy students. You will work your butt off, but it''ll be worth it.
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