Mountain Peak Charter School is located in Vista, CA and is one of 18 schools in Mountain Empire Unified School District. It is a charter school that serves 533 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 Mountain Peak Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Mountain Peak Charter School had 55% 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 Mountain Empire Unified spends $6,733 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 59% on instruction, 37% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Mountain Empire Unified District
In 2010, Mountain Peak Charter School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.