Verdugo Academy

4717 Dunsmore Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 921 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Verdugo Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 921 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Verdugo Academy's student population of 921 students has grown by 654% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 1100% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
921 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Verdugo Academy ranks within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Verdugo Academy is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
#1664 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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40-59%
34%
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40-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
12%
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Hispanic
22%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
54%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
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80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verdugo Academy's ranking?
Verdugo Academy is ranked #1664 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Verdugo Academy?
The graduation rate of Verdugo Academy is 80-89%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Verdugo Academy?
921 students attend Verdugo Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Verdugo Academy students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Verdugo Academy?
Verdugo Academy has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Verdugo Academy offer ?
Verdugo Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Verdugo Academy part of?
Verdugo Academy is part of Glendale Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 921 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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