PROFICIENCY 28% 26% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Long Beach Unified
38%Long Beach

Powell Academy For Success is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Long Beach Unified" in Long Beach, CA. There are a total of 1,377 students and 49 teachers at Powell Academy For Success, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 1,068 free lunch students and 170 reduced lunch students.

Powell Academy For Success has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 26% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch1068
Reduced lunch170


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 Powell Academy For Success, 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 Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Powell Academy For Success race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.0% 15.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 21.8% 14.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.6% 11.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 70.0% 55.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.2% 1.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 1.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Long Beach demographics profile

StatisticLong BeachCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,21023291
Median age33.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English51%56%79%
Speak Spanish32%29%13%

Education level achieved in Long Beach

IndexLong BeachCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Powell Academy For Success 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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