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Newcomer Academy

Preschool | Grades 3-8 | Redwood City Elementary
400 Duane St
Redwood City, CA 94062
(650) 366-3827

About This School

Newcomer Academy is located in Redwood City, CA and is one of 16 schools in Redwood City Elementary School District. It is a alt. school that serves 45 students in grades 3-8.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Newcomer Academy'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.

Newcomer Academy had an API growth score of 381 in 2010. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Newcomer Academy's 2010 base score was 360, however the school did not meet its 2010 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Newcomer Academy had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2010)

Students (2010)

45

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2010)

58% 42%

Subsidized Lunch (2010)

91.1%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$10,368
per student
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