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ACE outperforms the top 10 comparable schools in the state when it comes to growth. As the following charts illustrate, ACE students make exceptional progress from 6th to 8th grade, with students improving faster than at the highest-scoring comparable schools statewide.
ACE students are also outperforming their peers in the Silicon Valley as well. The previously lagging and disaffected students who have attended ACE’s flagship first school, ACE Empower Academy (5th-8th), which opened in 2008, have made very strong academic gains, leaving 8th grade ready to thrive at a college-preparatory high school. According to Innovate Public Schools’ December 2013 report, ACE ranked #1 in Algebra I proficiency among Silicon Valley middle schools that have a significant percentage of English Language Learners. Another Innovate Public School report ranked ACE #5 out of all of the middle schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties in Latino Algebra I proficiency.
89% of parents: “My child looks forward to class.”
96% of students: “My teachers believe I can achieve great things.”
93% of students: “I plan to attend college.”
92% of teachers: “I am passionate about ACE’s mission.”
100% of teachers: “I am held accountable for the performance goals of my students.”
ACE ranked #5 out of all of the middle schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties in Latino Algebra I proficiency
ACE students also excelled on internal school metrics, outperforming the school’s ambitious reading goal of 1.5 years of annual growth by averaging 1.6 years of growth
ACE saw exponential growth for entire school in 6 Months (8/12-1/13)