Kipp Heritage Academy

423 Los Arboles St.
San Jose, CA 95111
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 452 students in grades 5-8, Kipp Heritage Academy ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • : Top 20% in CA
  • : 51% (Top 20%)
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kipp Heritage Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Kipp Heritage Academy's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Kipp Heritage Academy ranks within the top 20% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kipp Heritage Academy is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#496 out of 3649 schools
(Top 20%)
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51%
34%
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65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kipp Heritage 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
50%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
n/a
21%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kipp Heritage Academy's ranking?
Kipp Heritage Academy is ranked #496 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What schools are Kipp Heritage Academy often compared to?
Kipp Heritage Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Alpha: Cornerstone Preparatory by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Kipp Heritage Academy?
452 students attend Kipp Heritage Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Kipp Heritage Academy students are Asian, 48% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kipp Heritage Academy?
Kipp Heritage Academy has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Kipp Heritage Academy offer ?
Kipp Heritage Academy offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Kipp Heritage Academy part of?
Kipp Heritage Academy is part of KIPP Heritage Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • : Top 20%
  • : 51% (Top 20%)
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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