California Virtual Academy at Sonoma

170 Liberty School Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952 | (805) 581-0202
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 975
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 975 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades KG-12
  • Ranks 709th out of 1,197 high schools in CA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 170 Liberty School Rd., Petaluma, CA 94952
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 975
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 25.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 491 (50.4%)
  • Females: 484 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 74 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 152 (15.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 226 (23.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
California Virtual Academy at Sonoma Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian11611.9%
Black12612.9%
Asian474.8%
Hispanic899.1%
White55657.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For California Virtual Academy at Sonoma
  Number Percent
Kindergarten555.6%
1st Grade525.3%
2nd Grade697.1%
3rd Grade606.2%
4th Grade838.5%
5th Grade777.9%
6th Grade979.9%
7th Grade11311.6%
8th Grade11011.3%
9th Grade656.7%
10th Grade808.2%
11th Grade798.1%
12th Grade353.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.: 1.7%
Percent With Master's Degree: 22.7%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree: 6.7%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 99.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 119.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 8.8
Average Age: 34.8
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that California Virtual Academy at Sonoma performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST History - Social Science
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2009-2010
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 2
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 23.5%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201040.0%90.0%53.0%
200933.0%75.0%53.0%
200829.0%63.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201035.0%83.0%62.0%
200935.0%79.0%63.0%
200829.0%60.0%59.0%
 

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201044.0%63.0%43.0%
200942.0%72.0%44.0%
200840.0%82.0%38.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201042.0%93.0%65.0%
200928.0%96.0%64.0%
200837.0%96.0%61.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201047.0%86.0%63.0%
200957.0%89.0%61.0%
200861.0%89.0%55.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201025.0%73.0%68.0%
200938.0%85.0%66.0%
200833.0%89.0%61.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201053.0%92.0%58.0%
200960.0%77.0%54.0%
200848.0%81.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201030.0%96.0%61.0%
200937.0%96.0%57.0%
200823.0%94.0%51.0%
 
CST Science Test
201052.0%72.0%56.0%
200955.0%65.0%49.0%
200849.0%76.0%46.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201057.0%80.0%55.0%
200957.0%67.0%52.0%
200849.0%93.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201028.0%88.0%52.0%
200933.0%82.0%49.0%
200833.0%80.0%44.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201054.0%-55.0%
200954.0%-54.0%
200851.0%-49.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201023.0%-48.0%
200929.0%-43.0%
200829.0%-41.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201023.0%-46.0%
2009---
200834.0%-42.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201061.0%-54.0%
200946.0%-48.0%
200843.0%-45.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201024.0%-30.0%
200923.0%-30.0%
200814.0%-31.0%
 
CST History - Social Science Test
201047.0%-47.0%
200930.0%-42.0%
200820.0%-36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201037.0%-59.0%
200933.0%-56.0%
200826.0%-52.0%
 

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201021.0%-22.0%
200919.0%-21.0%
20086.0%-18.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201064.0%-55.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201030.0%-35.0%
200936.0%-29.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201062.0%-54.0%
200961.0%-50.0%
200836.0%-49.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201024.0%-17.0%
200917.0%-17.0%
200816.0%-18.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20096.0%-47.0%
 
CST World History Test
200818.0%-36.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20107.0%-12.0%
200911.0%-11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201034.0%-38.0%
200933.0%-34.0%
200823.0%-35.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201055.0%-45.0%
200953.0%-44.0%
200845.0%-41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20106.0%-14.0%
200918.0%-14.0%
200810.0%-12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201038.0%-46.0%
200948.0%-44.0%
200845.0%-40.0%
 
CST World History Test
201030.0%-42.0%
200934.0%-38.0%
200840.0%-33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Chemistry Test
201011.0%-30.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201048.0%-42.0%
200952.0%-40.0%
200844.0%-37.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201034.0%-45.0%
200944.0%-44.0%
200836.0%-38.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201017.0%-31.0%
200913.0%-28.0%
200819.0%-25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
20107.0%-31.0%
20095.0%-28.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201039.0%-46.0%
200939.0%-42.0%
200820.0%-42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201023.0%-38.0%
200931.0%-36.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201029.0%-33.0%
200943.0%-28.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201024.0%-27.0%
200922.0%-26.0%
200815.0%-27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20104.0%-27.0%
200910.0%-26.0%
200811.0%-24.0%
 
CST World History Test
201032.0%-41.0%
200934.0%-38.0%
200829.0%-33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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