Orange County Special Education

Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Orange County Special Education serves 368 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Orange County Special Education 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Orange County Special Education ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Orange County Special Education's student population of 368 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Rankings

Orange County Special Education is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Orange County Special Education is 0.65, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9588 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
16%
12%
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Hispanic
52%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
24%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Orange County Special Education and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Orange County Special Education 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
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Orange County Special Education 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange County Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Orange County Special Education is Access County Community (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Costa Mesa Access County Community Alternative School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,753 student
    0.0 miles
    200 Kalmus Dr.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92628
    (714) 245-6403
    0 K-12 1,753
  • Costa Mesa Access Juvenile Hall Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 356 students
    0.0 miles
    1715 E. Wilshire Ave., Ste. 70
    Costa Mesa, CA 92628
    (714) 647-2593
    0 K-12 356
  • Costa Mesa Occs:chep/pchs Alternative School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 795 students
    0.3 miles
    2910 Redhill Ave. Ste. 200
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 327-1000
    0.3 K-12 795
  • Santa Ana Magnolia Science Academy Santa Ana Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 736 students
    0.6 miles
    2840 W. 1st St.
    Santa Ana, CA 92703
    (714) 479-0115
    0.6 K-12 736
  • Costa Mesa Sonora Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 465 students
    0.9 miles
    966 Sonora Rd.
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    (714) 424-7955
    0.9 K-6 465

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