California Preparatory Academy

California Preparatory Academy serves 134 students in grades 9-12.
California Preparatory Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

California Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

California Preparatory Academy's student population of 134 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students134 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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State Accredited Program
Yes
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
Yes
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Comparison

California Preparatory Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of California Preparatory Academy is 0.44, which is less 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 Testing Rank
#2823 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
8%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
White
74%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to California Preparatory Academy is Esperanza Education Center (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carl Hankey Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Viejo Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mission Viejo Viejo Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 474 students
    0.0 miles
    26782 Via Grande
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 582-2424
    0 K-5 474
  • Mission Viejo Carl Hankey Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 385 students
    0.7 miles
    27252 Nubles St.
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 234-5315
    0.7 K-5 385
  • Mission Viejo Carl Hankey Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 234 students
    0.7 miles
    27252 Nubles
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 234-5315
    0.7 6-8 234
  • Mission Viejo Bathgate Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 660 students
    1.2 miles
    27642 Napoli Way
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 348-0451
    1.2 K-5 660
  • Mission Viejo Linda Vista Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 343 students
    1.5 miles
    25222 Pericia Dr.
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 830-0970
    1.5 K-6 343

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