1761 11th St.
Arcata, CA 95518
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy serves 178 students in grades 6-12.
Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy's student population of 178 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy 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 Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1864 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
45-49%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
85-89%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
6%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
76%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
≥80%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy's ranking?

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%), Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy?

The graduation rate of Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy is 80%, which is lower than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy?

178 students attend Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

76% of Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy?

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy offer ?

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12

What school district is Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy part of?

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy is part of Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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