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Santa Monica Boulevard Community Charter School

Preschool | Grades K-6 | Los Angeles Unified
1022 North Van Ness Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 469-0971

About This School

Santa Monica Boulevard Community Charter School is located in Los Angeles, CA and is one of 673 elementary schools in Los Angeles Unified School District. It is a charter school that serves 942 students in grades K-6.

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 Santa Monica Boulevard Community 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.

Santa Monica Boulevard Community Charter School had an API growth score of 733 in 2011. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Santa Monica Boulevard Community Charter School's 2011 base score was 734 and the school did not meet its 2011 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Santa Monica Boulevard Community Charter School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

942

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

46% 54%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

73.4%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$11,386
per student
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Grade 2 Math Performance

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Santa Monica Boulevard Community Charter School Reviews

New Admin, New Problems

By a Parent on

The school's scores improved but that should not be a surprise. The school was not growing anymore. We knew our children could do better but at what cost. They took our parent center away and are going to make a lot of money. I pray that they use the money on our kids.  They don't allow us into the school anymore. Really bad letting us know what is going on at school.  At least old Santa Monica Boulevard Community Center School used to invite us to the board meetings. I am not a happy parent.

By a Parent on

I personally love this school, friendly teachers and staff. Everyone shows a geniune care for the kids. I specially want to say Ms. Mendez is absolutely wonderful. She's an amazing teacher, my son has excelled in her class! He's in Kinder reading at a first grade level and math too!!

By a Current Student on

i hate this school. the teachers were so bad and did not even care about the kids. they made me believe that school was not for me. i hated it. they made my childhood years terrible. tham i went to woodland hills middle school and high school and i loved it. Graduated with honers and now in a 4 year college.

By , a Parent on

It is an amazing school especially Mr. Valiente Kudos to him for his efforts also to he administration.

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