PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Santa Cruz City High
56%Santa Cruz
38%California

Ark Independent Studies is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Santa Cruz City High" in Santa Cruz, CA. There are a total of 60 students and 3 teachers at Ark Independent Studies, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 18 free lunch students and 6 reduced lunch students.

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

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students60
Teachers3.25
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch18
Reduced lunch6

 

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 Ark Independent Studies, 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.

Ark Independent Studies race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
White 53.1% 52.3% 24.1% 51.1%
Black 2.5% 1.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 2.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 34.6% 37.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.5% 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 4.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Santa Cruz demographics profile

StatisticSanta CruzCaliforniaNational
Population63,31039,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,96925691
Median age28.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)31%52%55%
Speak English75%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Cruz

IndexSanta CruzCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college80.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters22.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ark Independent Studies data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.