PROFICIENCY 90% 135% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Redwood City Elementary
43%Redwood City
38%California

North Star Academy is a school servicing grades 3 to 8 and is located in the district of "Redwood City Elementary" in Redwood City, CA. There are a total of 532 students and 20 teachers at North Star Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 54 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

North Star Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 89.5%, which is 135% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students532
Teachers20
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch54
Reduced lunch25

 

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 North Star 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

GradeProficiency
All87%
385-89%
485-89%
580-84%
680-84%
790-94%
885-89%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All92%
390-94%
485-89%
590-94%
690-94%
790-94%
8>= 95%
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.

North Star Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 59.6% 21.8% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 1.8% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.2% 4.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.0% 69.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 1.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.0% 1.7% 3.1% 3.1%

Redwood City demographics profile

StatisticRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
Population82,59539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,28025691
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 Redwood City

IndexRedwood CityCaliforniaNational
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 North Star Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.