PROFICIENCY 36% 5% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%San Diego Unified
45%La Mesa

Learning Choice Academy is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "San Diego Unified" in La Mesa, CA. There are a total of 964 students and 47 teachers at Learning Choice Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 280 free lunch students and 183 reduced lunch students.

Learning Choice Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 5% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch280
Reduced lunch183


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Learning Choice 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

High School6-9%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60-64%

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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Learning Choice Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 33.6% 19.4% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.5% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.5% 12.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 47.8% 51.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.7% 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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La Mesa demographics profile

StatisticLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,50223291
Median age36.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English76%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Mesa

IndexLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade89.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Learning Choice 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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