Verdugo Academy

Tel: (818)248-3816
  • Verdugo Academy serves 112 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Verdugo Academy operates within the Glendale Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 112 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades KG-12
Total Students112 students
Verdugo Academy Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender %Verdugo Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Verdugo Academy Total Teachers (1994-2015)
Students by GradeVerdugo Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
Verdugo Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Verdugo Academy American Indian Students (1994-2012)
Asian
15%
11%
Verdugo Academy Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
23%
54%
Verdugo Academy Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
4%
6%
Verdugo Academy Black Students (1994-2015)
White
57%
24%
Verdugo Academy White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Verdugo Academy Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsVerdugo Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.600.41
Verdugo Academy Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
50%
Verdugo Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
9%
Verdugo Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Glendale Unified School District's student population of 26,095 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,895 in this district is less than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,293 is less than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameGlendale Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
4
Number of Students Managed26,0951,597
Glendale Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$284 MM$18 MM
Glendale Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$268 MM$18 MM
Glendale Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,895$10,966
Glendale Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,293$11,255
Glendale Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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