3975 Mira Loma
San Jose, CA 95111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lairon College Preparatory Academy serves 338 students in grades 4-8.
Lairon College Preparatory 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lairon College Preparatory Academy's student population of 338 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Lairon College Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lairon College Preparatory Academy is 0.27, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7920 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
85%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
2%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Lairon College Preparatory Academy?

338 students attend Lairon College Preparatory Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Lairon College Preparatory Academy students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lairon College Preparatory Academy?

Lairon College Preparatory Academy has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Lairon College Preparatory Academy offer ?

Lairon College Preparatory Academy offers enrollment in grades 4-8

What school district is Lairon College Preparatory Academy part of?

Lairon College Preparatory Academy is part of Franklin-Mckinley Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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