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.
  • 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.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students300 students
East Palo Alto Academy Total Students (2013-2015)
Gender %East Palo Alto Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
East Palo Alto Academy Total Teachers (2013-2015)
Students by GradeEast Palo Alto Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:124:1
East Palo Alto Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2013-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
11%
East Palo Alto Academy Asian Students (2014-2015)
Hispanic
81%
54%
East Palo Alto Academy Black Students (2013-2015)
Black
9%
6%
East Palo Alto Academy Black Students (2013-2015)
Hawaiian
8%
1%
East Palo Alto Academy Hawaiian Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEast Palo Alto Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.330.64
East Palo Alto Academy Diversity Score (2013-2015)
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 (2013-2015)
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 (2013-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ravenswood City Elementary School District's student population of 4,510 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 26% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,670 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,428 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameRavenswood City Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed4,5101,597
Ravenswood City Elementary School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate26%83%
Ravenswood City Elementary School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$44 MM$17 MM
Ravenswood City Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$43 MM$18 MM
Ravenswood City Elementary School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,670$10,238
Ravenswood City Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,428$10,739
Ravenswood City Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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