Kipp Heartwood Academy

  • Kipp Heartwood Academy serves 406 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kipp Heartwood Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.

Top Placements

Kipp Heartwood Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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

School Overview

  • Kipp Heartwood Academy's student population of 406 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kipp Heartwood Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kipp Heartwood Academy is 0.31, which is less 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)
64%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kipp Heartwood Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio34:124:1
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Asian
19%
11%
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Hispanic
81%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
n/a
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kipp Heartwood Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.310.41
This chart display the diversity score of Kipp Heartwood Academy and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kipp Heartwood Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlum Rock Union Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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