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Jessie Nelson Academy
1951 Cherry Ave.
Signal Hill, CA 90755

Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 6%
  • English learners: 32%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 36%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 93%
  • Special education within past two years: 13%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 2.22
(based on the 68% who responded)
Graduate School
 3%
College Graduate
 15%
Some College
 17%
High School
Graduate
 32%
Not a High School
Graduate
 33%

State Rank: 3 out of 101
API Score:
(2012)
7542
Student Ethnicity:
Hispanic/Latino
 53%
Asian
 28%
African American
 15%
Filipino
 1%
Pacific Islander
 1%
White
 1%

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 90755:

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Bixby Elementary rank: 7 in Long Beach
Bryant Elementary rank: 6 in Long Beach
Burbank Elementary rank: 4 in Long Beach
Burnett Elementary rank: 3 in Long Beach
Edison Elementary rank: 3 in Long Beach
Educational Partnership High rank: A in Long Beach
Franklin Classical Middle rank: 3 in Long Beach
Fremont Elementary rank: 10 in Long Beach
International Elementary rank: 5 in Long Beach
Jefferson Leadership Academies rank: 3 in Long Beach
Lafayette Elementary rank: 4 in Long Beach
Lee Elementary rank: 7 in Long Beach
Lincoln Elementary rank: 3 in Long Beach
Mann Elementary rank: 5 in Long Beach
New City rank: 1 in Long Beach
Polytechnic High rank: 5 in Long Beach
Renaissance High School for the Arts rank: 8 in Long Beach
Robinson Academy rank: 4 in Long Beach
Roosevelt Elementary rank: 5 in Long Beach
Signal Hill Elementary rank: 7 in Signal Hill
Stevenson Elementary rank: 5 in Long Beach
Washington Middle rank: 3 in Long Beach
Whittier Elementary rank: 4 in Long Beach
Willard Elementary rank: 3 in Long Beach
Wilson High rank: 6 in Long Beach

Notes:
  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2012 California Academic Performance Index (API) Base report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2012.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012 Base API Information Guide (PDF; 490KB; 65pp.)