Samueli Academy

  • Samueli Academy serves 376 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Samueli Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Samueli Academy's student population of 376 students has grown by 198% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 185% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samueli Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samueli Academy is 0.28, which is less 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)45-49%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:124:1
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Samueli Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
11%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Samueli Academy and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Samueli Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.280.41
This chart display the diversity score of Samueli Academy and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Samueli Academy and the percentage of public school 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 NameOrange County Department Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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