Youth Employment Partnership Charter School is located in Oakland, CA and is one of 56 high schools in Oakland Unified School District. It is a charter school that serves 18 students in grades 9-12.
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.
Youth Employment Partnership Charter School made AYP in 2008. 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 Youth Employment Partnership Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2008)
In 2008, Youth Employment Partnership Charter School had 83% 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 Oakland Unified spends $9,733 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 53% on instruction, 43% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Oakland Unified District
In 2008, Youth Employment Partnership Charter School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 21 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) is used to measure student mastery of specific skills as determined by the state. Students must pass both sections of the exam in order to graduate from high school.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Each student is assessed in grade 10 in English language arts and math. Students can retake the exam up to five times after grade 10.
How is it Scored?
The CAHSEE is an untimed pass/fail test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.