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Posted January 7, 2014

Great school with hard working staff that is committed to their KIPPsters. They go above and beyond to make sure their students get to and through college.


Posted February 24, 2013

KIPP Academy of opportunity has an excellent curriculum. I have a 5th grader that has learned so much in such a small amount of time. My daughter transferred out of Bennett Kew School in Inglewood with all A's. She says she felt like she didn't know anything when she arrived at KIPP. She has different teachers for every subject. They change classes like high school students. I love the teachers! They are beautiful, professional & young with fresh ideas & learning techniques. Very diverse staff. My daughter is excited every day and she teaches me what she has learned. She never wants to leave when I pick her up. They learn Science, History, Math, English, Art, PE. They have after school program for homework/dance/acting/karate. (according to grade) Reading Program rocks! The school shares the building with YMCA. You enter on 99th Street/Vermont. Look for the banner at the side entrance. It is a closed campus. Enrollment is easy and I am well informed about my child's progress. They wear uniforms and are strict so order the correct uniform shirts/jackets/pants. NO EXCEPTIONS! I love the school because I see big improvements in my daughter's passion for learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 11, 2013

In terms of the reading level for KIPP students, have them read aloud and see what you discover.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2013

I am very pleased with KAO. They push for parent involvement to help students stay on track at home. The staff is strict when it comes to conduct which helps provide a positive learning environment for the students. KAO also teaches the students responsibility through accountability. The entire staff is very accessible for any questions I may have. I am well informed about school events and the progress of my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 7, 2013

to me KIPP ACADEMY is the best school, my experience is wonderful, best teachers, high academic level, the communication between school and parents is very good. my son is very happy and i do to. i will recommend to my friends and family like the one of the top schools in L.A.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2012

I too disagree with the parent below. Mrs. Patel is doing a WONDERFUL job, particularly under the circumstances. When KIPP made the terrible mistake of installing Mrs. Greene, probably the most incompetent school leader one could put in a school, Mrs. Patel had to not only pick up the pieces, but rebuild the school. And the results are clear: KIPP KAO has an 824 API, the highest it has ever received. And to counter what this parent has said about 7th graders reading at 4th grade level, that's simply not true. Eighty percent of the students tested via the CST are at proficient or advanced. THIS is the KIPP that I brought my child to back in the 5th grade. And it's due to the hard work of Mrs. Patel and the teachers on staff.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2012

TO ALL OF THE HATERS! KIPP! OR KAO! IS NOT THE BEST! BUT IS BETTER THAN THE OTHER SCHOOL YOU HATERS NEED TOO SEND YOUR LAZY KIDS! OR IT JUST MIGHT BE LAZY PARENTS!


Posted August 17, 2012

I totally disagree with the postings below, but maybe that's because I understand what it takes to manage an organization. From a parent perspective, I've found KAO to be a school that continues to grow through a transition it didnt anticipate but never at the expense of the students. Mrs. Patel has always been a compassionate listener who does right by students AND teachers. She's just willing to stand up for what's right, which may be hard for some people to handle. The thing is that the work that this school is trying to do is a LOT harder than people from the outside may think it is.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2012

I have to agree with the last parent. I NEVER share my thought on forums such as this but I felt compelled after reading what the last parent had to say. I believe I know the social studies teacher that was let go. This is the second teacher Mrs. Patel let go of that was such a valuble asset. This last teacher had such a heart for the kids, and I could see the growth in my childs abilities so much so I found it necessary to thank him. I just found out he will not be returning and I cannot believe they would let him go. No other teacher has been able to connect with both teacher AND student the way he did. I really do not care for Mrs. Patel and the type of decisions shes making in terms of teachers. She should not have that much power, and Ms. Woodyard is fake and a lier.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2012

This school is smoke and mirrors.The teacher turn over is UNBELIEVABLE. They hired a caring, compassionate, knowledgeable social studies teacher at the end of 2011 and let him go in June. Patel should not be there neither should the VP. They both do not know what they are doing when it comes to what really works for the school. KAO does not prepare their kids for the real world, in my opinion they are most concerned with status and maintain their rank. Many of the 7th graders are reading at 4th grade reading levels. I really wish they would get rid of the current school leader and assistant school leader and bring back some of the amazing talent that were let go because they did not fit the unrealistic mold they have tried to create. Not to mention the unfair treatment some teachers are subjected to, the teachers who do not go out to happy hour with Patel and the rest of the followers hoping to keep a job. I would send my child to a school that has it together, and does not maintain such a volatile rate of teacher turnover.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 20, 2012

After a tumultuous 2010-2011 year due to some poor upper management decisions, which left our children abandoned (due to loss of phenomenal teachers), disillusioned, disgruntled and unmotivated, the corner has turned. Turned back to the KIPP KAO I have known and respected and appreciated. Upper management actually listened to the other stakeholders, the parents and the children, about the quality we demand and expect and hired two school leaders to traverse the road back to success stories for the most important stakeholders, the children. It has been a fight to regain the students' trust and motivation but Ms. Patel and her dedicated teachers are quiet storms who champion this battle. In a relatively short amount of time, you can see the excitement reignited in the students' spirit. They are respected and encouraged and are responding accordingly. Even with the learning deficit they have experienced, the students are forging ahead with the teachers and Ms. Patel who are going above and beyond to ensure success for our children. As a veteran KIPP parent I have seen what works and what doesn't.....This works!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2012

I LOVE KAO!!!! This school has been through a lot but it continues to be a team and family that I will always be a part of!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 20, 2011

KAO represents what a community school is all about. Yes, it is true that KAO has been through some trying times, but that is no different than the situation of our households, city, state and country. But the inspiring difference is that the parents, staff, and students stuck together and worked to improve the current environment and future of this school. The proof of a great school is not profile during good times, but how it holds up in adversity. KAO is a strong and stable learning institiution. Your child will benefit from what it has to offer.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 3, 2010

Don t do It. At this point this school is an example of Bait and Switch . My child has attended for four years. The first two years were ok, but of late they have had high teacher turnover in key areas like math. Their 7th grade math teacher was fired last year at midyear. This year we have already lost the 8th grade algebra teacher. New for this year, is a principal that can only be described as a Prison Warden . She has taken a good basic school theory and destroyed it with unnecessary rules and regulations. Like bathroom tickets (only Six for the year), Silent Lunches for all grades. Something as simple as turning in late homework is now a offence punishable by suspension. The New rules have actually reduced the learning opportunities. The School has become more punitive in nature, which has greatly hurt the learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2010

Great School, but still a work in progress.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2010

I was just wondering what other options are out there for students. I am beginning to think that perhaps this is not the school for my student as well. He will be entering the 7th grade in September of this year....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2010

My family has been at KAO for 6 years now, and have graduated 2 students. My son who was a top student now attends a private day school on full scholarship. My daughter who struggled to make good grades, was not one of the best students academically, but she worked hard and was supported at home and at school by KIPP's wonderful students and graduated last week with honors and will be attending boarding school on full scholarship next fall. KIPP is a reward based school and recongizes students that work hard.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2010

My son started at KIPP as a 5th grader, he just completed the 7th grade. He struggled at KIPP from the start, but with each improvement, I thought "maybe it'll be ok, especially since there was nowhere else to send him". General public school was not an option. If your child isn't an A/B student and being teacher's pet, they will not be noticed. With having teachers that are not completely certified (and some don't have the experience of child rearing), the teachers don't know how to handle a child that is not "text book". I had to make a tough decision to take my son out of KIPP and have found a much better, open and thriving opportunity for him. Good luck. To all parents, be sure to talk to your kids, don't just think that the teachers are telling you the whole truth!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2009

My daughter has been at kipp since the 5th grade. Now she is in the 7th grade and She's excellent student with a 4.0GPA. She loves this school and all of her teachers are very helpfull, As parents we need to be involve in our childrens schooling other wise to conplaint about all the homework that they get is not going to help our kids to suceed in this world. Parents help your kids academic by been there to help them be involve with teachers on what your child needs help on. It helps them to grow and We as parents show them responsibility.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 8, 2009

I give this school a 3. My son has attended KIPP for 2 yrs and I think it's wearing on him. He's excelled academically and has received an average above a 3.7. However, parents beware the 7:30 - 5:00 pm program is strenuous and there's homework to boot. Homework has never been an issue in our home, but I can't imagine if we had that to deal with as well. If your home life is such that you may pick up your child, go home and find bed time right around the corner. Don't do it! You're child will never have an opportunity to play. Also, the parent's comment about behavior is a huge one. My son went from not to becoming a behavior problem and his justification was that if he was nice he'd get picked on and they'd think he was weak. This is school is best for girls.
—Submitted by a parent


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API score

789

Change from
2012 to 2013

-34

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

6 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 10


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API score

789

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The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

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Change from 2012 to 2013
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API Statewide Rank (2012)
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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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60%

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49%

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59%

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Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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44%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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36%

2012

 
 
52%

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58%

2010

 
 
50%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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51%

2012

 
 
81%

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72%

2010

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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55%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 50% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

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65%

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25%

2010

 
 
40%
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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64%

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78%

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48%

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60%
General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

The state average for General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards) was 31% in 2013.

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Geometry

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History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

The state average for History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative was 52% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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64%

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80%

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Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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Males61%
African American57%
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Math

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Science

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Females74%
Males77%
African American76%
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Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

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Males46%
African American43%
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Non-economically disadvantaged56%
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Students with no reported disability46%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only45%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate32%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)41%
Parent education - college graduate39%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate72%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

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Females35%
Males37%
African American34%
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Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
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Economically disadvantaged37%
Non-economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability36%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only36%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate22%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)39%
Parent education - college graduate22%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate61%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

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English Language Arts

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Males47%
African American49%
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Non-economically disadvantaged48%
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English learnern/a
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Migrant educationn/a
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Parent education - high school graduate41%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)51%
Parent education - college graduate45%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate73%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

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Males58%
African American55%
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Samoann/a
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White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Non-economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability57%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only55%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate35%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate55%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate64%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students65%
Females64%
Males67%
African American63%
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Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
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Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability67%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state58%

English Language Arts

All Students64%
Females60%
Males67%
African American61%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability62%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)71%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state58%

General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Geometry

All Studentsn/a
Femalesn/a
Malesn/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Non-economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disabilityn/a
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English onlyn/a
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative

All Students64%
Females58%
Males68%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Non-economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only64%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)86%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state50%

Science

All Students93%
Females88%
Males97%
African American93%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latinon/a
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Non-economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability93%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)95%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 86% 7%
Hispanic 11% 51%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 11%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
White 0% 27%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

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PE instructor(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Archana Patel
Fax number
  • (323) 778-0162

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
Performing arts
  • Dance
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