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Alder Grove Charter School

Preschool | Grades K-12 | South Bay Union Elementary
433 M St
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 268-0854

About This School

Alder Grove Charter School is located in Eureka, CA and is one of 3 schools in South Bay Union Elementary School District. It is a charter school that serves 235 students in grades K-12.

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. See Alder Grove 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.

Alder Grove Charter School had an API growth score of 741 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Alder Grove Charter School's 2012 base score was 718 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Alder Grove Charter School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

235

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

60% 40%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

72.3%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$7,763
per student
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All Grades Geometry Performance

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Alder Grove Charter School Reviews

By , a Former Student on

I went through a lot of schools and never had interest in any of them. After dropping out of high school for a bit I found Alder Grove and decided to give it a try. I'm glad I did! My teacher Rachel Hernandez was amazing! She is the only teacher I have ever had that really wanted to help me and kept me interested. If it wasn't for her I would have never graduated high school. I could never thank her enough!

By a Parent on

We are wrapping up our 6th year homeschooling in Humboldt Co.. The first 2 yrs. with Mattole Valley then with Castle Rock & then when they pulled out of Hum.Co. Then a really great thing happened - some of the same great teachers devoted their energy and took out their own charter! The rest is history. I think that Alder Grove Charter School is the best thing that's happened for home schoolers in Hum.Co. Their staff is supportive & AGCS offer a wide variety of activity's where you & your children can meet others that home school too. S.H.

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