470 Union St.
Arcata, CA 95521
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Union Street Charter serves 101 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Union Street Charter placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Union Street Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Union Street Charter's student population of 101 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
101 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Union Street Charter is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Union Street Charter is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#33 out of 3649 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
9%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
78%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Union Street Charter's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≥90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Union Street Charter?

101 students attend Union Street Charter.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

78% of Union Street Charter students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, and 9% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Union Street Charter?

Union Street Charter has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Union Street Charter offer ?

Union Street Charter offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Union Street Charter part of?

Union Street Charter is part of Union Street Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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