Manzanita Public Charter

  • Manzanita Public Charter serves 417 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 48% (which is equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Manzanita Public Charter's student population of 417 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Manzanita Public Charter by grade.

School Comparison

  • Manzanita Public Charter's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Manzanita Public Charter is 0.54, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4567 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Manzanita Public Charter 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Manzanita Public Charter 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Manzanita Public Charter and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Manzanita Public Charter and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
63%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Manzanita Public Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Manzanita Public Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
25%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Manzanita Public Charter and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Manzanita Public Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.540.41
This chart display the diversity score of Manzanita Public Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Manzanita Public Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Manzanita Public Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLompoc Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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