|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Humboldt County Office of Education|
|Location||285 Bayside Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521
Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 48th in the best public high schools in California.
The Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy student body is mostly White with a small Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0%||0|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||5.8%||8|
33.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy students are largely upper-middle income and rank 415th in California for high school student family income.
Students at Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy scored an average 65% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.4% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|Boys||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||suppressed*|
|White||40% to 59%*||80% or more*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy students in 2016 was 1189.
68 out of 65 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (105%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 3% for participation.
Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy offers 2 AP courses. 55 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy had 55 taking AP exams with a 59 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||107%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||55%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||-13%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||-13%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||55%|
|AP Courses Offered||2|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||4%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||2%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||8%|
Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy
285 Bayside Rd.
Humboldt County Office of Education