10862 Spenceville Rd.
Penn Valley, CA 95946
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Vantage Point Charter serves 37 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Vantage Point Charter placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Vantage Point Charter's student population of 37 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
37 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Vantage Point Charter is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Vantage Point Charter is 0.25, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6224 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
23:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
3%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
86%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vantage Point 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 37 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25 (Btm 50%)

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