Excel Charter Academy is part of the Partnerships to Uplift Communities providing an exceptional education for students in 6th through 8th grades. The school offers a college prep curriculum that will ensure students will have the opportunity to attend a college prep high school and college.
Along with core subjects, Excel Charter Academy provides extra curricular activities for students that wish to participate including theater, painting, photography, and film production. Languages available include Spanish, French, Hebrew, Japanese, and German. Sports offered are physical education classes, basketball, football, and soccer. Other programs offered include yearbook, student council, and academic contests.
Parents agree the school is a great opportunity for the community and for their children. Teachers and staff are very dedicated in providing students with the necessary tools to become productive members of society as well as enter college. Students expressed the great courses the school had to offer that are beyond what they found in traditional schools.
The Academic Performance Index showed a decline in academic growth from 783 to 776. The goal statewide is a score of 800.
The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades. The percentage of students passing the exams at Excel Charter Academy was mainly below average in the lower grades; however, 8th graders were above average except in English Language Arts with a percentage 4% lower than state average.
Excel Charter School is providing an alternative to traditional schools and providing the necessary tools to help students succeed. For parents considering the school for their child, it would be a good idea to take a tour of the school before enrolling your child.
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Excel Charter Academy
1855 N. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031