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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.

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School Overview

  • Powell Academy For Success's student population of 1,309 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
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Powell Academy For Success is ranked within the top 50% 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 27:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Powell Academy For Success is 0.47, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
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Black
23%
6%
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White
n/a
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Powell Academy For Success and the percentage of White students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Powell Academy For Success.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.470.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Powell Academy For Success and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • 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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