Acalanes High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1200 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
Phone
(925) 280-3970
District
ACALANES UNION HIGH
County
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1423
Classroom Teachers
69

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.5% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Acalanes High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 83 45
Proficiency in Reading 89 58
Proficiency in Math 77 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.56
AVG FOR DISTRICT 20.54
AVG FOR STATE 23.63
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 342 24.0%
Grade 10 393 27.6%
Grade 11 321 22.6%
Grade 12 347 24.4%
Total 1423 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.0% 72.4% 25.2%
Black 0.9% 1.7% 6.1%
Hispanic 8.4% 9.5% 56.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 12.7% 16.2% 11.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.2% 4.0% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.5% 2.9% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.7% 1.1% 8.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 115,577 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,585.8 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.3% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.0% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.4% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.9% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 23.3% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 48,067 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 4.0% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.1% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 69.4% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 36.9% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.9% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.1% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.9% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.8% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,843 $36,363,702 45.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,082 $5,749,748 7.1%
Staff $992 $5,271,488 6.5%
General Administration $92 $488,888 0.6%
School Administration $421 $2,237,194 2.8%
Operation $1,538 $8,172,932 10.1%
Transportation $207 $1,099,998 1.4%
Other $840 $4,463,760 5.5%
Total Support $5,174 $27,494,636 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,183 $16,914,462 20.9%
Total Expenditures $15,200 $80,772,800 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,628 $35,042,190,399 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $503 $3,132,694,832 4.4%
Staff $532 $3,313,420,819 4.6%
General Administration $92 $574,369,306 0.8%
School Administration $617 $3,842,972,574 5.4%
Operation $941 $5,861,130,775 8.2%
Transportation $229 $1,423,064,571 2.0%
Other $495 $3,082,557,570 4.3%
Total Support $3,410 $21,230,644,860 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,436 $15,165,585,439 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,474 $71,439,433,283 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%