Petaluma Accelerated Charter

  • Petaluma Accelerated Charter serves 48 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Petaluma Accelerated Charter placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Petaluma Accelerated Charter's student population of 48 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students48 students
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers

School Comparison

  • Petaluma Accelerated Charter is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Petaluma Accelerated Charter is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank
3%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
Hispanic
55%
54%
Black
2%
6%
White
33%
24%
Two or more races
10%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Petaluma Accelerated Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.580.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePetaluma Joint Union High School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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