Grimmway Academy

Grimmway Academy serves 802 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Grimmway 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 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grimmway Academy's student population of 802 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students802 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Grimmway 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 diversity score of Grimmway Academy is 0.13, 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
#6038 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
12%
Hispanic
93%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Grimmway Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Grimmway Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grimmway Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKern County Office Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Grimmway Academy is Arvin High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Haven Drive Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bear Mountain Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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