Trillium Charter School is located in Arcata, CA and is one of 3 elementary schools in Pacific Union Elementary School District. It is a charter school that serves 40 students in grades K-5.
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.
Trillium Charter School made AYP in 2012. 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 Trillium Charter School'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.
Trillium Charter School had an API growth score of 786 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement.
Trillium Charter School's 2012 base score was 750 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
The Pacific Union Elementary spends $6,483 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 56% on instruction, 37% on support services, 7% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Pacific Union Elementary District
In 2011, Trillium Charter School had 13 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.