Petaluma Accelerated Charter

110 Ellis St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Petaluma Accelerated Charter serves 120 students in grades 7-8.
Petaluma Accelerated Charter placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Petaluma Accelerated Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Petaluma Accelerated Charter's student population of 120 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
120 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Petaluma Accelerated Charter is ranked within the top 1% 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 Petaluma Accelerated Charter is 0.55, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 3649 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
17%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
64%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Petaluma Accelerated Charter's ranking?
Petaluma Accelerated Charter is ranked #9 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in California.
What schools are Petaluma Accelerated Charter often compared to?
Petaluma Accelerated Charteris often viewed alongside schools like Kenilworth Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Petaluma Accelerated Charter?
120 students attend Petaluma Accelerated Charter.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Petaluma Accelerated Charter students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Petaluma Accelerated Charter?
Petaluma Accelerated Charter has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Petaluma Accelerated Charter offer ?
Petaluma Accelerated Charter offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Petaluma Accelerated Charter part of?
Petaluma Accelerated Charter is part of Petaluma Joint Union High School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
McKinley School Open House
May 10, 2024 (Friday)

School Reviews

5   6/15/2021
Amazing school for kids who want a challenging and rigorous education! My student was beyond ready for honors courses in high school. Kids get one-to-one help daily from teachers who are passionate about their classes. The classrooms are current with technology and provide several STEAM elective choices.
- Posted by Parent - ENelson

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 120 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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