East Palo Alto Academy

Tel: (650)893-8900
  • East Palo Alto Academy serves 300 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • East Palo Alto Academy operates within the Ravenswood City Elementary School District.
  • Ravenswood City Elementary School District's 26% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 300 students has grown by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 300 students
East Palo Alto Academy Total Students (2013-2015)
Gender % East Palo Alto Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
East Palo Alto Academy Total Teachers (2013-2015)
Students by Grade East Palo Alto Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 24:1
East Palo Alto Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2013-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
81%
54%
East Palo Alto Academy Black Students (2013-2014)
Black
9%
6%
East Palo Alto Academy Black Students (2013-2014)
Hawaiian
8%
1%
East Palo Alto Academy Hawaiian Students (2013-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
East Palo Alto Academy Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.41
East Palo Alto Academy Diversity Score (2013-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
74%
50%
East Palo Alto Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2013-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
9%
East Palo Alto Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2013-2014)

District Comparison

  • Ravenswood City Elementary School District's student population of 4,510 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 26% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,982 is higher than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,534 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Ravenswood City Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed 4,510 1,597
Ravenswood City Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 26% 83%
Ravenswood City Elementary School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $20 MM
Ravenswood City Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $43 MM $20 MM
Ravenswood City Elementary School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,982 $12,314
Ravenswood City Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,534 $12,270
Ravenswood City Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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