Best Public Schools in West Covina, CA


The city of West Covina, California is home to 25 schools, including 15 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 5 high schools. The schools in this area exhibit a wide range of academic performance, with some standout institutions like San Jose Charter Academy and Mt. SAC Early College Academy at West Covina ranking among the top schools in the state, while others like Coronado High (Continuation) struggle with low graduation rates and high chronic absenteeism.

The high schools in the West Covina Unified School District show significant differences in performance, with Mt. SAC Early College Academy standing out with exceptional test scores and graduation rates, while Edgewood High and West Covina High have more average performance. The elementary and middle schools also exhibit a wide range of performance, with some, like San Jose Charter Academy and Merced Elementary, performing well above the district and state averages, while others, like Hollingworth Elementary and Orangewood Elementary, struggle.

The data suggests that there is a correlation between the racial/ethnic composition of schools and their academic performance, with schools having higher percentages of Hispanic and African American students tending to have lower test scores and higher rates of chronic absenteeism. Additionally, schools with lower student-teacher ratios, such as California Elementary and Walnut Grove Intermediate, appear to perform better than those with higher ratios, like Merced Elementary and Hollencrest Middle.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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