Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellence

920 Campbell St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellence serves 181 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellence 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellence places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellence's student population of 181 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellence is 0.55, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8973 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
24%
54%
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Black
63%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOakland Unified 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 Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellence is East Bay Innovation Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland East Bay Innovation Academy Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 497 students
    0.2 miles
    3400 Malcolm Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94605
    (510) 577-9557
    0.2 6-12 497
  • Oakland Young Adult Program Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 82 students
    0.5 miles
    1000 Brd.way Ste. 398
    Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 879-2715
    0.5 Inquire with school 82
  • Oakland Ralph J. Bunche High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 100 students
    0.6 miles
    1240 18th St.
    Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 874-3300
    0.6 9-12 100
  • Oakland Vincent Academy Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 266 students
    0.7 miles
    2501 Chestnut St.
    Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 452-2100
    0.7 K-5 266
  • Oakland Kipp Bridge Academy Charter School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 560 students
    0.8 miles
    1700 Market St.
    Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 874-7255
    0.8 K-8 560

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