PROFICIENCY 16% 59% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Palmdale Elementary
26%Palmdale
38%California

Guidance Charter is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Palmdale Elementary" in Palmdale, CA. There are a total of 645 students and 26 teachers at Guidance Charter, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 453 free lunch students and 48 reduced lunch students.

Guidance Charter has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.5%, which is 59% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students645
Teachers26
Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch453
Reduced lunch48

 

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 Guidance Charter, 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

GradeProficiency
All10%
311-19%
411-19%
5<= 10%
6<= 10%
76-9%
810-14%
High School<= 20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All21%
320-29%
4<= 10%
511-19%
611-19%
720-24%
830-34%
High School<= 20%

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.

Guidance Charter race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 6.7% 11.5% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 18.3% 15.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.2% 2.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 67.6% 66.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 1.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 2.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Palmdale demographics profile

StatisticPalmdaleCaliforniaNational
Population156,82339,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,47825691
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish36%29%13%

Education level achieved in Palmdale

IndexPalmdaleCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Guidance Charter data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.