Making Waves Academy



Making Waves Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Making Waves Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 105
6 104
7 99
8 96
9 91
10 88
11 0
12 0

Making Waves Academy is a public high school of the Contra Costa County Office of Education School District located in Richmond, CA. It has 583 students in grades 5th through 12th. Making Waves Academy is the 1,028th largest public high school in California and the 9,473rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 583
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34

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Making Waves Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 307
(53%)
1,444
(44%)
 Male 276
(47%)
1,853
(56%)

Making Waves Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 457
(78%)
1,129
(34%)
 Black 101
(17%)
399
(12%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
285
(9%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
108
(3%)
 White 3
(1%)
1,338
(41%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

Making Waves Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 339
(58%)
888
(27%)
 Not Eligible 123
(21%)
2,181
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 121
(21%)
228
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Making Waves Academy is ranked 766th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Making Waves Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.9%) 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.

Making Waves Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 N/A
2007 99
2008 191
2009 197
2010 400
2011 496
2012 583

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 N/A
2007 8.2
2008 11.1
2009 9
2010 N/A
2011 11.8
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006
2007 0.78787878787879
2008 0.79581151832461
2009 0.98477157360406
2010 0.74
2011 0.11895161290323
2012 0.78902229845626

Compare Making Waves Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 78.9%
 

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