17216 Slover Ave. Ste. L-102
Pasadena, CA 91107
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Options For Youth-acton High School serves 1,776 students in grades 7-12.
Options For Youth-acton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 48:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 48:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 22% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Options For Youth-acton High School's student population of 1,776 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
1,776 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Options For Youth-acton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Options For Youth-acton High School is 0.51, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3160 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
48:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
68%
56%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
16%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
22%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Options For Youth-acton High School?

The graduation rate of Options For Youth-acton High School is 22%, which is lower than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Options For Youth-acton High School?

1,776 students attend Options For Youth-acton High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of Options For Youth-acton High School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Options For Youth-acton High School?

Options For Youth-acton High School has a student ration of 48:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Options For Youth-acton High School offer ?

Options For Youth-acton High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12

What school district is Options For Youth-acton High School part of?

Options For Youth-acton High School is part of Options For Youth-Acton School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 48:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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