Sonoma Charter

  • Sonoma Charter serves 218 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sonoma Charter 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Sonoma Charter's student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sonoma Charter is ranked within the bottom 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 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sonoma Charter is 0.54, 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)
Overall School Rank
48%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sonoma Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sonoma Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sonoma Charter and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sonoma Charter and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sonoma Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sonoma Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
61%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sonoma Charter and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sonoma Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.540.41
This chart display the diversity score of Sonoma Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sonoma Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sonoma Charter 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 NameSonoma Valley Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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