Cielo Vista Charter

  • Cielo Vista Charter serves 913 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Cielo Vista Charter's student population of 913 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students913 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Cielo Vista Charter
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Cielo Vista Charter by grade.

School Comparison

  • Cielo Vista Charter's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cielo Vista Charter is 0.42, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#2224 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cielo Vista Charter 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cielo Vista Charter and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
74%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cielo Vista Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cielo Vista Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
17%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cielo Vista Charter and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cielo Vista Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.420.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
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 Cielo Vista Charter 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 NamePalm Springs Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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