Learning Works

  • Learning Works serves 276 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Learning Works 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Learning Works operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.
  • Pasadena Unified School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Learning Works's student population of 276 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students276 students
Gender %Learning Works Gender
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Students by GradeLearning Works Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Learning Works is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Learning Works is 0.35, 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)≤5%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
Hispanic
79%
54%
Black
17%
6%
White
3%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsLearning Works All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.41
Graduation Rate25-29%
83%
Learning Works Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Learning Works is Pasadena 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.
    • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,377 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 76% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,961 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 $12,532 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NamePasadena Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    33
    4
    Number of Students Managed18,3771,585
    Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    82%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$234 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$245 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,961$11,049
    District Spending / Student$12,532$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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