Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy

  • Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy serves 451 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) 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%.
  • Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.
  • Los Angeles Unified School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the California state average of 83%.

Top Placements

Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 1%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy's student population of 451 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008, 2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students451 students
Gender %Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Students by GradeHarbor Teacher Preparation Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy is ranked within the top 5% 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 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy is 0.61, 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)80-84%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Asian
23%
11%
Hispanic
57%
54%
Black
12%
6%
White
4%
24%
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsHarbor Teacher Preparation Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.610.41
Graduation Rate≥95%
83%
Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy is Los Angeles 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.
    • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 61% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1,020
    4
    Number of Students Managed633,1651,585
    Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    28%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    77%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,871$11,049
    District Spending / Student$14,853$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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