Ronald Mcnair Academy (Closed 2021)

2033 Pulgas Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ronald Mcnair Academy served 114 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 15-19% (which was lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 25-29% (which was lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 was higher than the California state level of 21:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
114 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
15-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
25-29%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
81%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
n/a
21%
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Hawaiian
10%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ronald Mcnair Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CA state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CA state average).
How many students attend Ronald Mcnair Academy?
114 students attend Ronald Mcnair Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Ronald Mcnair Academy students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Hawaiian, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ronald Mcnair Academy?
Ronald Mcnair Academy has a student ration of 29:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ronald Mcnair Academy offer ?
Ronald Mcnair Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Ronald Mcnair Academy part of?
Ronald Mcnair Academy is part of Ravenswood City Elementary School District.

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