Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12

6701 Balboa Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 587 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 587 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12's student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
587 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#3128 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 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 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
44%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
41%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12's ranking?
Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 is ranked #3128 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 often compared to?
Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12is often viewed alongside schools like Sherman Oaks Center For Enriched Studies by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12?
The graduation rate of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 is 90%, which is higher than the California state average of 87%.
How many students attend Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12?
587 students attend Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 students are Hispanic, 41% of students are White, 9% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12?
Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 offer ?
Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 part of?
Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 located?
Lake Balboa College Preparatory Magnet K-12 is located in the Lake Balboa neighborhood of Van Nuys, CA. There are 4 other public schools located in Lake Balboa.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 587 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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