Greenwood Academy

  • Greenwood Academy serves 358 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Greenwood Academy's student population of 358 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 114% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Greenwood Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Greenwood Academy is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#9519 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
58%
54%
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Black
29%
6%
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White
7%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.64
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Graduation Rate
28%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Contra Costa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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