230 Atlantic Ave.
Fairfield, CA 94533
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Public Safety Academy serves 710 students in grades 5-12.
Public Safety Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Public Safety Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Public Safety Academy's student population of 710 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
710 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Public Safety Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Public Safety Academy is 0.72, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#853 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
45%
54%
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Black
10%
5%
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White
23%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 710 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 10%)

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