East Palo Alto Academy

1050 Myrtle St.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 343 students in grades 9-12, East Palo Alto Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : 10-14%
  • : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

East Palo Alto Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

East Palo Alto Academy's student population of 343 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of East Palo Alto Academy is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
10-14%
40%
(18-19)
50-54%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
88%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
n/a
21%
Hawaiian
6%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.22
This chart display the diversity score of East Palo Alto Academy and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of East Palo Alto Academy and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are East Palo Alto Academy often compared to?
East Palo Alto Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Menlo-atherton High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of East Palo Alto Academy?
The graduation rate of East Palo Alto Academy is 90-94%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend East Palo Alto Academy?
343 students attend East Palo Alto Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of East Palo Alto Academy students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, and 6% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Palo Alto Academy?
East Palo Alto Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does East Palo Alto Academy offer ?
East Palo Alto Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is East Palo Alto Academy part of?
East Palo Alto Academy is part of East Palo Alto Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • : 10-14%
  • : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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