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Western Center Academy
  • Public, Charter
  • HEMET, CA

Report Card

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

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Western Center Academy is a top rated, public, charter school located in HEMET, CA. It has 712 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 76% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.

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Western Center Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
91%
Percent Proficient - Math
76%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
81 responses
Average ACT
26
27 responses
AP Enrollment
65%

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Living in the Area

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$39,726
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,096
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$196,700
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
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 22 responses
  • Robotics & dances
    27%
  • Spirit Week
    23%
  • Battle of the classes
    18%
  • Boat Regatta
    18%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • None
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
712
Free or Reduced Lunch
45%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 8 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$117,252
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.1%
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 9 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
Expenses Per Student
$16,483 / year
National
$12,239
60%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 10 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 10 responses

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