PROFICIENCY 65% 70% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
65%Humboldt County Office of Education

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Humboldt County Office of Education" in Arcata, CA. There are a total of 139 students and 4 teachers at Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 34 to 1. There are a total of 47 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.8%, which is 70% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio34:1
Free lunch47
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment77
Taking some courses77
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses59
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy, there are a total of 77 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 77 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School40-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All>= 80%
High School>= 80%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Northcoast Preparatory And Performing Arts Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 80.6% 65.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.9% 3.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.0% 2.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.0% 10.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 5.0% 8.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 8.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Arcata demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,46023291
Median age39.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%

Education level achieved in Arcata

Completed 8th grade84.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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