Mt. Everest Academy

  • Mt. Everest Academy serves 240 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mt. Everest Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Mt. Everest Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Mt. Everest Academy's student population of 240 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mt. Everest Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mt. Everest Academy is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#342 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
55%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
15%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mt. Everest Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.640.64
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Graduation Rate≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Mt. Everest Academy is John Muir (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego John Muir Magnet School
    Grades: K-12 | 235 students
    0.5 miles
    4431 Mt. Herbert Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858)268-1954
    0.5 K-12 235
  • San Diego Holmes Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 585 students
    0.7 miles
    4902 Mt. Ararat Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858)496-8110
    0.7 K-6 585
  • San Diego Sequoia Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 190 students
    0.7 miles
    4690 Limerick Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858)496-8240
    0.7 K-6 190
  • San Diego Lindbergh/schweitzer Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 395 students
    0.8 miles
    4133 Mt. Albertine Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858)496-8400
    0.8 K-6 395
  • San Diego Riley/new Dawn Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 163 students
    0.9 miles
    5650 Mt. Ackerly Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858)496-8205
    0.9 K-12 163

School Reviews

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Curriculum is easy to follow. Support is unbelievable! Options are plenty! Flexibility is superb and unlike any other school. Quality is unbeatable! Excellent academics, wide variety of extra curricular activities including music and art. Rated one of the top 5 schools in San Diego based on test scores.
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