West Park Charter Academy

  • West Park Charter Academy serves 262 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • West Park Charter Academy's student population of 262 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Park Charter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Park Charter Academy is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8536 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
80%
54%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
13%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Park Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.340.41
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Graduation Rate60-64%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Park Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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