Summit Charter Academy

  • Summit Charter Academy serves 1,909 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Summit Charter Academy's student population of 1,909 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,909 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Summit Charter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Summit Charter Academy is 0.45, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#5787 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
70%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
25%
24%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Summit Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.450.41
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Graduation Rate≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBurton Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Summit Charter Academy is Burton Horizon Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Porterville Burton Horizon Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 54 students
    0.8 miles
    1414 W. Olive Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-4748
    0.8 K-12 54
  • Porterville Jim Maples Academy
    Grades: K-6 | 445 students
    0.8 miles
    252 N. W.wood
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)781-1658
    0.8 K-6 445
  • Porterville Burton Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 2-8 | 2 students
    0.9 miles
    264 N. W.wood St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)781-8020
    0.9 2-8 2
  • Porterville Burton Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 593 students
    1.0 miles
    2375 W. Morton St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)784-2401
    1.0 K-6 593
  • Porterville West Putnam Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 487 students
    1.0 miles
    1345 W. Putnam Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559)782-7280
    1.0 K-6 487

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