Spark Charter School

Serves grades KG - 8

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
739 Morse Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
Phone
(408) 306-5872
District
SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
County
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
Yes
Students Enrolled
180
Classroom Teachers
9

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 83.4% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Spark Charter School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 48
Proficiency in Reading 69 48
Proficiency in Math 80 49

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 45
Proficiency in Reading 65 48
Proficiency in Math 69 43

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 42
Proficiency in Reading 68 49
Proficiency in Math 69 36

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 42
Proficiency in Reading 62 47
Proficiency in Math 37 37

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.00
AVG FOR DISTRICT 20.77
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 34 18.9%
Grade 1 46 25.6%
Grade 2 24 13.3%
Grade 3 25 13.9%
Grade 4 21 11.7%
Grade 5 14 7.8%
Grade 6 9 5.0%
Grade 7 7 3.9%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Total 180 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 33.3% 12.8% 25.0%
Black 0.0% 3.1% 5.9%
Hispanic 24.3% 63.5% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 38.9% 19.9% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.5% 0.8% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.9% 54.3% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 45.5% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 8.8% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION UNREPORTED 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW UNREPORTED 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 25.1%
65 OR OLDER UNREPORTED 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households UNREPORTED 12,894,775
Single Parent Households With Children UNREPORTED 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma UNREPORTED 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree UNREPORTED 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more UNREPORTED 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 UNREPORTED 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 UNREPORTED 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 UNREPORTED 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 UNREPORTED 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 UNREPORTED 12.6%
$15,000 or less UNREPORTED 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,919 $95,825,736 36.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,376 $25,527,744 9.7%
Staff $1,681 $18,060,664 6.9%
General Administration $580 $6,231,520 2.4%
School Administration $1,016 $10,915,904 4.2%
Operation $641 $6,886,904 2.6%
Transportation $130 $1,396,720 0.5%
Other $2,352 $25,269,888 9.6%
Total Support $8,776 $94,289,344 35.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,766 $72,693,904 27.7%
Total Expenditures $24,461 $262,808,984 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%