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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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California Academy of Mathematics & Science is a top rated, public, magnet school located in Carson, CA. It has 667 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 28 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1310
413 responses
Average ACT
30
78 responses
AP Enrollment
56%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$82,305
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,524
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$462,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 57 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 57 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 201 responses
  • Dance Show, Taste of CAMS, Talent Show
    24%
  • Spirit Rally
    21%
  • Multicultural Fair
    17%
  • Holidays Around The World
    12%
  • Best of cams
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Interdisciplinary Project
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
667
Free or Reduced Lunch
45%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 62 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 62 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 62 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
28:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$112,852
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 72 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 72 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 72 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$14,706 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 82 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 82 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 82 responses

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