Luis Valdez Leadership Academy

  • Luis Valdez Leadership Academy serves 295 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Luis Valdez Leadership Academy's student population of 295 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students295 students
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Luis Valdez Leadership Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Luis Valdez Leadership Academy's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Luis Valdez Leadership Academy is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
38%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
Asian
1%
11%
Hispanic
94%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
4%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Luis Valdez Leadership Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.120.40
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
49%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Side Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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