PROFICIENCY 9% 78% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified
20%West Athens

Animo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in West Athens, CA. There are a total of 608 students and 34 teachers at Animo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 539 free lunch students and 28 reduced lunch students.

Animo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 8.5%, which is 78% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch539
Reduced lunch28


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 Animo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School, 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

6<= 5%
7<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

6<= 5%
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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Animo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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George Washington Preparatory High25%1.2Westmont, CA
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Century Park Elementary8%1.3Inglewood, CA
Woodcrest Elementary7%1.4Westmont, CA
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West Athens demographics profile

StatisticWest AthensCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,92723291
Median age36.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%52%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish41%29%13%

Education level achieved in West Athens

IndexWest AthensCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade76.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college44.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Animo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School 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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