The O'farrell Charter

  • The O'farrell Charter serves 1,782 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The O'farrell Charter placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

The O'farrell Charter places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • The O'farrell Charter's student population of 1,782 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,782 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of The O'farrell Charter by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of The O'farrell Charter by grade.

School Comparison

  • The O'farrell Charter is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The O'farrell Charter is 0.63, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#4334 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The O'farrell 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The O'farrell 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of The O'farrell Charter and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in The O'farrell Charter and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
20%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in The O'farrell Charter and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The O'farrell Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
17%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The O'farrell Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The O'farrell Charter and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in The O'farrell Charter and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in The O'farrell Charter and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The O'farrell Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.630.64
This chart display the diversity score of The O'farrell Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate (16-17)≥95%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The O'farrell Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The O'farrell Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to The O'farrell Charter is Ingenuity Charter (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Ingenuity Charter Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 175 students
    0.1 miles
    6130 Skyline Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)487-1163
    0.1 6-12 175
  • San Diego Valencia Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
    0.4 miles
    5880 Skyline Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)344-3500
    0.4 K-5 511
  • San Diego Nye Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 421 students
    0.5 miles
    981 Valencia Pkwy.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)430-1200
    0.5 K-5 421
  • San Diego Encanto Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 475 students
    1.0 miles
    822 65th St.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)344-6700
    1.0 K-5 475
  • San Diego Morse High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1811 students
    1.0 miles
    6905 Skyline Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)262-0763
    1.0 9-12 1811

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