Acorns to Oaks is located in Anderson, CA and is one of 8 schools in Cascade Union Elementary School District. It is a charter school that serves 37 students in grades K-8.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Acorns to Oaks made AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of California in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Acorns to Oaks's test results to learn more about school performance.
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Acorns to Oaks had an API growth score of 660 in 2009. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement.
Acorns to Oaks's 2009 base score was 703 and the school did not meet its 2009 school-wide growth target.
Student Economic Level (2009)
In 2009, Acorns to Oaks had 0% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. California had 53% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Cascade Union Elementary spends $10,459 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 62% on instruction, 31% on support services, 6% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Cascade Union Elementary District
In 2009, Acorns to Oaks had 12 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 21 students per full-time equivalent teacher.