6/10
Daniel Pearl Journalism & Communications Magnet School
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in California. Students here have above average college readiness measures, ... More this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform about average on state tests.
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ACADEMICS

5/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
26%
State avg: 40%
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English
51%
State avg: 51%
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Equity

6/10

Equity overview

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Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

Student outcomes by percentile

100%
State Avg.
0%
62%
87%
College Readiness
47%
61%
Test Scores
  Low-income and underserved
minority students
  All other students
in the school

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Hispanic
54%
White
26%
Black
8%
Filipino
6%
Asian
5%
Native American
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
22 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
185 :1
State avg: 640 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood

6649 Balboa Boulevard
Lake Balboa, CA 91406
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