East Palo Alto Academy

  • East Palo Alto Academy serves 311 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • East Palo Alto Academy's student population of 311 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Palo Alto Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Palo Alto Academy is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#6835 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
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Black
9%
6%
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Hawaiian
5%
n/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Palo Alto Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.290.41
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSequoia Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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