Community Roots Academy

Community Roots Academy serves 667 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (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 71% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Community Roots Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Community Roots Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Community Roots Academy's student population of 667 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students667 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Community Roots Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Community Roots Academy is 0.46, 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
#1232 out of 9602 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
10%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
72%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
7%
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 Community Roots Academy is Aliso Niguel High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Journey (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wood Canyon Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aliso Viejo Wood Canyon Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 512 students
    0.1 miles
    23431 Knollwood
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 448-0012
    0.1 K-5 512
  • Aliso Viejo Aliso Niguel High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,120 students
    0.5 miles
    28000 Wolverine Way
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 831-5590
    0.5 9-12 3,120
  • Laguna Niguel Laguna Niguel Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 492 students
    0.9 miles
    27922 Niguel Heights Blvd.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 234-5308
    0.9 K-5 492
  • Aliso Viejo Canyon Vista Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 581 students
    1.0 miles
    27800 Oak View Dr.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 234-5941
    1.0 K-5 581
  • Aliso Viejo Journey Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 528 students
    1.0 miles
    27102 Foxborough
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 448-7232
    1.0 K-8 528

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