8951 Valley View Dr.
Newcastle, CA 95658
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Newcastle Charter serves 303 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Newcastle Charter placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Newcastle Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Newcastle Charter's student population of 303 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Newcastle Charter is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Newcastle Charter is 0.29, which is less than 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1662 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newcastle 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newcastle 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Newcastle Charter and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Newcastle Charter and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Newcastle Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Newcastle Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
84%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Newcastle Charter and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Newcastle Charter and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Newcastle Charter and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newcastle Charter.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.29
This chart display the diversity score of Newcastle Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Newcastle Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Newcastle Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Btm 50%)

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