Optimist Charter serves 94 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Optimist Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Optimist Charter's student population of 94 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Optimist Charter is 0.51, 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
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
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