East Palo Alto Academy

  • East Palo Alto Academy serves 320 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • East Palo Alto Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • East Palo Alto Academy's student population of 320 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Palo Alto Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Palo Alto Academy is 0.28, 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 School Rank#8450 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
n/a
23%
Hawaiian
7%
n/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.280.64
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Graduation Rate90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSequoia Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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