Greenwood Academy

Tel: (510)231-1402
  • Greenwood Academy serves 356 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Greenwood 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Greenwood Academy operates within the West Contra Costa Unified School District.
  • West Contra Costa Unified School District's 83% graduation rate is equal to the California state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • Greenwood Academy's student population of 356 students has grown by 84% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students356 students
Gender %Greenwood Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Students by GradeGreenwood Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Greenwood Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Greenwood Academy is 0.55, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
58%
54%
Black
34%
6%
White
4%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsGreenwood Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.41
Graduation Rate30-34%
83%
Greenwood Academy Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Greenwood Academy is West Contra Costa Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • West Contra Costa Unified School District's student population of 30,791 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 74% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,978 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,012 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameWest Contra Costa Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    63
    4
    Number of Students Managed30,7911,585
    West Contra Costa Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    24%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    83%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$334 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$396 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,978$11,049
    District Spending / Student$13,012$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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