Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy



Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 166
10 134
11 71
12 61

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy is a public high school of the Los Angeles Unf School District located in Los Angeles, CA. It has 432 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy is the 1,176th largest public high school in California and the 11,745th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 29.3 to 1.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.72

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Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 231
(53%)
111,672
(51%)
 Female 201
(47%)
106,249
(49%)

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 359
(83%)
159,308
(73%)
 Black 54
(13%)
20,929
(10%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
14,175
(7%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
3,848
(2%)
 White 2
(0%)
17,771
(8%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,143
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
747
(0%)

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 341
(79%)
115,755
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 56
(13%)
13,173
(6%)
 Not Eligible 35
(8%)
88,993
(41%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy is ranked 842nd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 107
2007 99
2008 128
2009 174
2010 246
2011 351
2012 432

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 24.9
2007 12.4
2008 21.3
2009 29
2010 N/A
2011 26
2012 29.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.80373831775701
2007 0.8989898989899
2008 0.921875
2009 0.91954022988506
2010 N/A
2011 0.73219373219373
2012 0.91898148148148

Compare Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,930.0% 29.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 91.9%
 

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