New West Charter School

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Reviews
165
Grades
6-11
Students
750
Type
Public charter
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More

Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
50%
State avg: 37%
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English
71%
State avg: 48%
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Science
74%
State avg: 55%
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College readiness
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AP course participation
0%
State avg: 20%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 60%
5/10
Academic progress

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress given where their class was last year, compared to students at other schools in the state.

Average academic progress means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, a majority of students are not ready for college and career. It also depends on the school’s actual test scores.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity
6/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

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


Parent tip:

Look at the Low-income section below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
618 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
95%
State avg: 91%
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165 Reviews
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2 4
1 17
Neighborhood
1905 Armacost Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Last modified: July 11, 2017
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