PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Redwood City Elementary
43%Redwood City
38%California

Orion Alternative is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Redwood City Elementary" in Redwood City, CA. There are a total of 241 students and 9 teachers at Orion Alternative, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 61 free lunch students and 23 reduced lunch students.

Orion Alternative has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students241
Teachers8.95
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch61
Reduced lunch23

 

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 Orion Alternative, 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
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Orion Alternative race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White n/a 21.8% 24.1% 51.1%
Black n/a 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 4.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 69.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 1.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 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 Orion Alternative data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.