Verdugo Academy

  • Verdugo Academy serves 123 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Verdugo Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Verdugo Academy's student population of 123 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Verdugo Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Verdugo Academy is 0.54, 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 Testing Rank#2042 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
64%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.64
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Graduation Rate70-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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