George Key

710 E. Golden Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
George Key serves 128 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
George Key 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

George Key ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

George Key's student population of 128 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

George Key is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of George Key is 0.65, which is more 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#2938 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
43%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
38%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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 is George Key's ranking?
George Key is ranked #2938 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend George Key?
128 students attend George Key.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of George Key students are Hispanic, 38% of students are White, 15% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of George Key?
George Key has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does George Key offer ?
George Key offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is George Key part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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