Powell Academy For Success

  • Powell Academy For Success serves 1,309 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Powell Academy For Success placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Powell Academy For Success operates within the Long Beach Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Powell Academy For Success's student population of 1309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,309 students
Gender %Powell Academy For Success Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Students by GradePowell Academy For Success Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Powell Academy For Success is ranked within the top 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Powell Academy For Success is 0.47, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
69%
54%
Black
23%
6%
Hawaiian
4%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsPowell Academy For Success All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.470.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Powell Academy For Success is Long Beach Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Long Beach Unified School District's student population of 77,565 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,428 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,395 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    89
    4
    Number of Students Managed77,5651,585
    Long Beach Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$858 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$855 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,428$11,049
    District Spending / Student$10,395$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Long Beach King Elementary School
      Grades: K-5 | 753 students
      0.7 miles
      145 E. Artesia Blvd.
      Long Beach, CA 90805
      (562)428-1232
      0.7 K-5 753
    • Long Beach Addams Elementary School
      Grades: K-5 | 928 students
      1.1 miles
      5320 Pine Ave.
      Long Beach, CA 90805
      (562)428-0202
      1.1 K-5 928
    • Long Beach Jordan High School Magnet School
      Grades: 9-12 | 3195 students
      1.1 miles
      6500 Atlantic Ave.
      Long Beach, CA 90805
      (562)423-1471
      1.1 9-12 3195
    • Long Beach Lindsey Academy
      Grades: 6-8 | 777 students
      1.2 miles
      5075 Daisy Ave.
      Long Beach, CA 90805
      (562)423-6451
      1.2 6-8 777
    • Long Beach Select Community Day (secondary) Alternative School
      Grades: 7-12 | 8 students
      1.2 miles
      2221 Argonne Ave.
      Long Beach, CA 90815
      (562)422-0357
      1.2 7-12 8

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