California Connections Academy at Capistrano

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Reviews
58
Grades
K-12
Students
2,000
Type
Public charter
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, have below average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at 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
English
63%
State avg: 48%
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Math
29%
State avg: 37%
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Science
59%
State avg: 55%
Details
3/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
67%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
8%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1562
State avg: 1473
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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
5/10
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 Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections 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
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
38%
Hispanic
31%
Two or more races
14%
Black
9%
Asian
4%
Filipino
3%
Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
10 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
49%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
33272 Valle Road San Juan Capistra...
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92656
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