Colin L. Powell Academy for Success

150 Victoria St, Long Beach, CA 90805 | (310) 631-8794
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,159
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 150 Victoria St., Long Beach, CA 90805
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,159
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 554 (47.8%)
  • Females: 605 (52.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 124 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 897 (77.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,021 (88.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Colin L. Powell Academy for Success Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black26122.5%
Asian262.2%
Hispanic78868.0%
White191.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Colin L. Powell Academy for Success
  Number Percent
Kindergarten12911.1%
1st Grade13611.7%
2nd Grade11610.0%
3rd Grade11810.2%
4th Grade13211.4%
5th Grade11710.1%
6th Grade13811.9%
7th Grade13511.6%
8th Grade13711.8%
9th Grade10.09%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
21.7%
District:
28.5%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 60.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 10.5
Average Age
School:
38.2
District:
44.2
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 Colin L. Powell Academy for Success performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST History - Social Science
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: Yes
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2006-2007
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 4

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201050.0%53.0%53.0%
200945.0%51.0%53.0%
200845.0%46.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201064.0%68.0%62.0%
200966.0%65.0%63.0%
200853.0%61.0%59.0%
 

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201026.0%39.0%43.0%
200924.0%41.0%44.0%
200818.0%35.0%38.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201067.0%67.0%65.0%
200955.0%69.0%64.0%
200846.0%68.0%61.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201052.0%63.0%63.0%
200934.0%59.0%61.0%
200840.0%55.0%55.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201071.0%74.0%68.0%
200952.0%71.0%66.0%
200851.0%68.0%61.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201038.0%60.0%58.0%
200937.0%51.0%54.0%
200833.0%47.0%48.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201052.0%70.0%61.0%
200955.0%63.0%57.0%
200843.0%60.0%51.0%
 
CST Science Test
201029.0%55.0%56.0%
200926.0%45.0%49.0%
200825.0%47.0%46.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201039.0%48.0%55.0%
200931.0%46.0%52.0%
200836.0%43.0%47.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201028.0%46.0%52.0%
200916.0%42.0%49.0%
200821.0%38.0%44.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201033.0%49.0%55.0%
200940.0%51.0%54.0%
200839.0%46.0%49.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
201041.0%49.0%48.0%
200935.0%45.0%43.0%
200832.0%40.0%41.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201084.0%69.0%46.0%
200944.0%69.0%44.0%
200822.0%66.0%42.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201042.0%49.0%54.0%
200932.0%45.0%48.0%
200837.0%43.0%45.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201028.0%29.0%30.0%
200919.0%31.0%30.0%
200811.0%33.0%31.0%
 
CST History - Social Science Test
201046.0%45.0%47.0%
200928.0%41.0%42.0%
200826.0%37.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201052.0%54.0%59.0%
200937.0%51.0%56.0%
200835.0%47.0%52.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
200810.0%74.0%84.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201084.0%30.0%31.0%
200944.0%30.0%28.0%
200822.0%24.0%25.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201028.0%23.0%27.0%
200919.0%26.0%26.0%
200811.0%26.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
200810.0%21.0%24.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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