Wilder's Preparatory Academy Charter School is located in Inglewood, CA and is one of 26 schools in Inglewood Unified School District. It is a charter school that serves 357 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. See Wilder's Preparatory Academy 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.
Wilder's Preparatory Academy Charter School had an API growth score of 934 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement.
Wilder's Preparatory Academy Charter School's 2012 base score was 911 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Wilder's Preparatory Academy Charter School had 21 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
Wilder's Preparatory Academy Charter School Reviews
By Marissa Lowe, a Parent on
This is our second year at this school. I am so pleased with how this school has instilled good education and study habits in my children. As I've said before, everyone from the staff, teachers, principal, and Mr. Wilder himself are doing a marvelous job running this school. Keep up the good work and thank you for keeping our children #1.
The California Standards Test (CST) is an annual exam used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The CST is one of the five components of the STAR Program.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 2 through 11 in English language arts and math, in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science, and in grades 8, 10 and 11 in history/social science. In grades 9 through 11, students may also be assessed in math and science, depending on course enrollment.
How is it Scored?
Students receive one of five ratings: far below basic, below basic, basic, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
TestRating 9 out of 10
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For California, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2012 CST Results for all subjects tested.more...