Optimist Charter

Tel: (323)443-3100
  • Optimist Charter serves 81 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Optimist Charter operates within the Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District.
  • Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 81 students has grown by 55% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students81 students
Optimist Charter Total Students (2014-2015)
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Optimist Charter Total Teachers (2014-2015)
Students by GradeOptimist Charter Student By Grade

School Comparison

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District's student population of 7,048 students has decreased by 18% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $111,990 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $108,482 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles County Office Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed7,0481,597
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate68%83%
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,019 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$987 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$111,990$10,966
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$108,482$11,255
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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