PROFICIENCY 19% 51% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Sequoia Union High
43%East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Academy is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sequoia Union High" in East Palo Alto, CA. There are a total of 300 students and 18 teachers at East Palo Alto Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 222 free lunch students and 18 reduced lunch students.

East Palo Alto Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 18.5%, which is 51% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch222
Reduced lunch18


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 East Palo Alto Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 5%
High School<= 5%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School30-34%

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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East Palo Alto Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 35.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 6.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 46.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 2.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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East Palo Alto demographics profile

StatisticEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,28023291
Median age37.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English53%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%

Education level achieved in East Palo Alto

IndexEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The East Palo Alto Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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