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Nia Educational Charter

Charter School (#618)
119 West Palm St.
Altadena, CA 91001
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Opened on September 7, 2004
2007 Average Class Size 4th-6th 14
History of School's Ranking
Blue line is rank against all schools in California; Green line is rank against similar schools only; B = LEA or ASAM School; C = Special Education School
School's 2007 Base API Score is 556
Education Levels 6th - 12th
Students in 2006 134  (48% male)
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
55% socioeconomically disadvantaged
Breakdown of Parent's Highest Education Level

CST / CAPA Scores Average of 6th - 11th graders scoring at or above the proficiency level

Average of 6th-11th grade English CST scoresAverage of 6th-7th grade Math CST scoresAverage of 8th-9th grade Algebra 1 CST scoresAverage of 11th grade Algebra 2 CST scoresAverage of 10th grade Geometry CST scoresAverage of 8th-10th grade Science CST scoresAverage of 9th grade Biology CST scoresAverage of 10th grade Chemistry CST scoresAverage of 8th grade Social Science CST scoresAverage of 11th grade US History CST scoresAverage of 10th grade World History CST scores

10th Grade California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) Scores

10th grade English CAHSEE scores10th grade Math CAHSEE scores

National Ranking  (CAT/6) The national average is 50%

Average of 7th grade Reading CAT/6 scoresAverage of 7th grade Language CAT/6 scoresAverage of 7th grade Spelling CAT/6 scoresAverage of 7th grade Math CAT/6 scores

Teachers Info from 2006

School District
Average years of teaching experience 2.3 11.6
Percent of teachers that are first-year or second-year teachers 75% 12.9%
Percent of teachers with full teaching credentials 0% 85.2%
Percent of teachers with emergency credentials 75% 6.4%
Percent of teachers with waivers 0% 0.4%
Teachers with emergency credentials do not qualify for full credentials or for an internship, but meet minimum certification requirements.  When schools are unable to find enough credentialed teachers or teachers with emergency permits, then they allow teachers to work under a waiver.

Students Info from 2007

School District
Percent of students in gifted and talented education programs 0% 9%
Percent of students with disabilities 0% 12%