Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy (Closed 2010)

Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy served 164 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 was lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students164 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
95%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
2%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.100.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGilroy Unified School District
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Macsa El Portal Leadership Academy is Santa Clara County Rop-south (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Gilroy Prep (a Navigator School) (0.1 miles away)
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