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Life Source International Charter School in Lancaster, CA
(KG-08 • Public • Regular School)

City-data.com school rating (using weighted test average as compared to other schools in California) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 6
Address
 44339 Beech Ave.
Lancaster, CA 93534
Telephone
(661) 579-2970
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Website
http://www.lifesourcecharterschool.org
City-data.com school rating
6
Students
453
Classroom Teachers (FTE)
14.8
National School Lunch
Program (NSLP) Status
Yes, under Community Eligibility Option (CEO)
Free lunch eligible students
364
Reduced-price lunch
eligible students
22
School district
Lancaster Elementary
Charter school
Yes
Magnet School Indicator
No
Shared Time Indicator
Missing
Adult education offered
No

Ratings

This school rating compared to other nearby schools ratings:
Antelope Valley High (0.9 miles):

21
Sunnydale Elementary (1.0 miles):

18
Monte Vista Elementary (1.2 miles):

15
El Dorado Elementary (0.8 miles):

13
Desert Winds Continuation High (1.1 miles):

7
Sierra Elementary (0.8 miles):

6
Life Source International Charter School:

6
Lancaster Alternative and Virtual Academies (0.4 miles):

4
Joshua Elementary (0.8 miles):

3
Life Source International Charter School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
California:

46
Los Angeles County:

44
Lancaster:

25
Life Source International Charter:

6

Students & Teachers


Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 453
Enrollment in 2015: 390
Enrollment in 2014: 302
Enrollment in 2013: 279
Enrollment in 2012: 136

Life Source International Charter School - Historical enrollment


Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)

GradeKGG01G02G03G04G05G06G07G08Total
All students625749445059563640453
Female students404028243332292223271
Male students221721201727271417182
American Indian/Alaska Native students1 - - 3 - - - 116
Asian students - - - 1 - - - - - 1
Hispanic students121814111418191013129
Black students413430273434352324282
White students3 - 2 - - - - 2 - 7
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander students - - - - 11 - - - 2
Two or More Races students5532162 - 226

Enrollment by grade:
Kindergarten enrollment: 62
1st grade enrollment: 57
2nd grade enrollment: 49
3rd grade enrollment: 44
4th grade enrollment: 50
5th grade enrollment: 59
6th grade enrollment: 56
7th grade enrollment: 36
8th grade enrollment: 40

Life Source International Charter School - Historical enrollment by grade


Enrollment by gender:
(State average from 12,430 schools)

Female enrollment: 271 (59.8%)
Here:

59.8%
State:

49.4%
Male enrollment: 182 (40.2%)
Life Source International Charter School:

40.2%
California:

49.6%

Life Source International Charter School - Historical enrollment by gender


Enrollment by race/ethnicity:
(State average from 12,430 schools)

American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment: 6 (1.3%)
School:

1.3%
State:

1.0%
Asian enrollment: 1 (0.2%)
Here:

0.2%
California:

9.4%
Hispanic enrollment: 129 (28.5%)
Here:

28.5%
State:

46.0%
Black enrollment: 282 (62.3%)
Life Source International Charter School:

62.3%
State:

6.1%
White enrollment: 7 (1.5%)
Here:

1.5%
State:

28.3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander enrollment: 2 (0.4%)
Life Source International Charter School:

0.4%
California:

0.6%
Two or More Races enrollment: 26 (5.7%)
School:

5.7%
California:

4.5%

Life Source International Charter School - Historical enrollment by race/ethnicity


Lunch Program Eligibility:
(State average from 10,111 schools)

Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 386 (85.2%)
Here:

85.2%
California:

61.2%
Free lunch eligible students: 364 (80.4%)
Here:

80.4%
California:

52.8%
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 22 (4.9%)
Here:

4.9%
California:

8.6%

Life Source International Charter School - Lunch Program Eligibility


Teachers and support:
(State average from 12,394 schools)

Classroom Teachers (FTE): 14.8


Student/Teacher Ratio
School:

30.6
State:

22.8

Life Source International Charter School - Teachers (FTE) and pupil/teacher ratio

Statewide Student Assessments


Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments:
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(State average from 10,463 schools)

Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments (SB) is one of the online summative assessments - part of California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System.

The summative assessments are comprehensive, end-of-year assessments of grade-level learning that measure progress toward college and career readiness. Each test in English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics is comprised of two parts: (1) a computer-adaptive test and (2) a performance task, administered within a selected testing window available at 66 percent of the instructional year for grades three through eight, and grade eleven.

The summative assessments are aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA and mathematics. The tests capitalize on the strengths of computer adaptive testing efficient and precise measurement across the full range of achievement and timely turnaround of results.

    ELA Standard Met and Above

  • All16%
  • Males13%
  • Females18%
  • Black11%
  • Hispanic21%
ELA students tested: 245
ELA students with scores: 245

Percentage Standard Met and Above:

16%
State:

49%

Standard Not Met: 59.6%
Standard Nearly Met: 24.9%
Standard Met: 14.3%
Standard Exceeded: 1.2%

All Grades:
59.6%
24.9%
14.3%
1.2%
3rd Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2326.8, Students tested: 42, Standard Not Met: 76.2%, Nearly Met: 16.7%, Met: 4.8%, Exceeded: 2.4%)
76.2%
16.7%
4.8%
2.4%
4th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2370.5, Students tested: 42, Standard Not Met: 71.4%, Nearly Met: 21.4%, Met: 7.1%, Exceeded: 0.0%)
71.4%
21.4%
7.1%
5th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2430.5, Students tested: 48, Standard Not Met: 54.2%, Nearly Met: 25.0%, Met: 18.8%, Exceeded: 2.1%)
54.2%
25.0%
18.8%
2.1%
6th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2435.8, Students tested: 45, Standard Not Met: 57.8%, Nearly Met: 31.1%, Met: 8.9%, Exceeded: 2.2%)
57.8%
31.1%
8.9%
2.2%
7th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2488.5, Students tested: 48, Standard Not Met: 47.9%, Nearly Met: 27.1%, Met: 25.0%, Exceeded: 0.0%)
47.9%
27.1%
25.0%
8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2498.5, Students tested: 20, Standard Not Met: 45.0%, Nearly Met: 30.0%, Met: 25.0%, Exceeded: 0.0%)
45.0%
30.0%
25.0%

Life Source International Charter School - ELA Area Achievement Levels (all grades)


    Math Standard Met and Above

  • All8%
  • Males7%
  • Females9%
  • Black2%
  • Hispanic11%
Math students tested: 247
Math students with scores: 247

Percentage Standard Met and Above:

8%
State:

38%

Standard Not Met: 61.9%
Standard Nearly Met: 30.0%
Standard Met: 7.3%
Standard Exceeded: 0.8%

All Grades:
61.9%
30.0%
7.3%
0.8%
3rd Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2364.8, Students tested: 43, Standard Not Met: 60.5%, Nearly Met: 30.2%, Met: 7.0%, Exceeded: 2.3%)
60.5%
30.2%
7.0%
2.3%
4th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2384.5, Students tested: 42, Standard Not Met: 61.9%, Nearly Met: 33.3%, Met: 4.8%, Exceeded: 0.0%)
61.9%
33.3%
4.8%
5th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2435.8, Students tested: 49, Standard Not Met: 57.1%, Nearly Met: 30.6%, Met: 10.2%, Exceeded: 2.0%)
57.1%
30.6%
10.2%
2.0%
6th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2416.8, Students tested: 45, Standard Not Met: 66.7%, Nearly Met: 28.9%, Met: 4.4%, Exceeded: 0.0%)
66.7%
28.9%
4.4%
7th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2468.9, Students tested: 48, Standard Not Met: 56.3%, Nearly Met: 31.3%, Met: 12.5%, Exceeded: 0.0%)
56.3%
31.3%
12.5%
8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2433.1, Students tested: 20, Standard Not Met: 80.0%, Nearly Met: 20.0%, Met: 0.0%, Exceeded: 0.0%)
80.0%
20.0%

Life Source International Charter School - Math Area Achievement Levels (all grades)


Paper-based CAASPP:
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(State average from 9,784 schools)

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System includes paper-based tests:

California Standards Tests (CSTs) - The CSTs for science in grades five, eight, and ten are administered only to students in California public schools. All questions are multiple-choice. These tests were developed specifically to assess students' knowledge of the California content standards in science.

CST Science students tested: 51
CST Science students with scores: 51

Percentage At Or Above Proficient:

22%
California:

54%

Percentage Far Below Basic: 17.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Below Basic: 16.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Basic: 45.0% Students demonstrate a partial and rudimentary understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Proficient: 22.0% Students demonstrate a competent and adequate understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Advanced: 0.0% Students demonstrate a comprehensive and complex understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.

5th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 315.1, Students tested: 51, Far Below Basic: 17.0%, Below Basic: 16.0%, Basic: 45.0%, Proficient: 22.0%, Advanced: 0.0%)
17.0%
16.0%
45.0%
22.0%

CST Science students tested: 35
CST Science students with scores: 35

Percentage At Or Above Proficient:

23%
State:

54%

Percentage Far Below Basic: 11.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Below Basic: 20.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Basic: 46.0% Students demonstrate a partial and rudimentary understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Proficient: 17.0% Students demonstrate a competent and adequate understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Advanced: 6.0% Students demonstrate a comprehensive and complex understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.

8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 316.7, Students tested: 35, Far Below Basic: 11.0%, Below Basic: 20.0%, Basic: 46.0%, Proficient: 17.0%, Advanced: 6.0%)
11.0%
20.0%
46.0%
17.0%
6.0%

The Physical Fitness Test:
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The Physical Fitness Test (PFT) for students in California schools is the FITNESSGRAM. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity.
Aerobic Capacity:
5th grade: (Students tested: 47, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 87.2%, Needs Improvement: 4.3%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 8.5%)
87.2%
4.3%
8.5%
7th grade: (Students tested: 46, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 71.7%, Needs Improvement: 2.2%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 26.1%)
71.7%
2.2%
26.1%


Body Composition:
5th grade: (Students tested: 47, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 68.1%, Needs Improvement: 19.1%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 12.8%)
68.1%
19.1%
12.8%
7th grade: (Students tested: 46, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 56.5%, Needs Improvement: 28.3%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 15.2%)
56.5%
28.3%
15.2%


Abdominal Strength:
5th grade: (Students tested: 47, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 97.9%, Needs Improvement: 2.1%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
97.9%
2.1%
7th grade: (Students tested: 46, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 93.5%, Needs Improvement: 6.5%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
93.5%
6.5%


Trunk Extension Strength:
5th grade: (Students tested: 47, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 95.7%, Needs Improvement: 4.3%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
95.7%
4.3%
7th grade: (Students tested: 46, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 100.0%, Needs Improvement: 0.0%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
100.0%


Upper Body Strength:
5th grade: (Students tested: 47, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 66.0%, Needs Improvement: 34.0%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
66.0%
34.0%
7th grade: (Students tested: 46, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 34.8%, Needs Improvement: 65.2%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
34.8%
65.2%


Flexibility:
5th grade: (Students tested: 47, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 74.5%, Needs Improvement: 25.5%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
74.5%
25.5%
7th grade: (Students tested: 46, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 76.1%, Needs Improvement: 23.9%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
76.1%
23.9%


California English Language Development Test:
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(State average from 9,932 schools)

Students in kindergarten through grade twelve whose home language is not English are required by law to take an English skills test. In California, the test is called the California English Language Development Test (CELDT).

Life Source International Charter School - students who met CELDT criterion (all grades)

All Grades:
Student Count: 57
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 12

Students who met CELDT criterion:

21.0%
California:

34.0%

Grade 1:
Student Count: 6
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 2

Students who met CELDT criterion:

33.0%
California:

44.0%
Listening Mean Scale Score:

456.7
California:

439.9
Reading Mean Scale Score:

419.5
California:

383.8
Speaking Mean Scale Score:

424.3
California:

446.4
Writing Mean Scale Score:

376.7
California:

386.5

Grade 2:
Student Count: 11
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 2

Students who met CELDT criterion:

18.0%
California:

27.0%
Listening Mean Scale Score:

483.6
State:

477.2
Reading Mean Scale Score:

437.5
California:

440.5
Speaking Mean Scale Score:

502.5
State:

483.0
Writing Mean Scale Score:

431.2
California:

456.4

Grade 4:
Student Count: 8
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 3

Students who met CELDT criterion:

38.0%
State:

37.0%
Listening Mean Scale Score:

499.1
State:

509.2
Reading Mean Scale Score:

510.1
State:

490.7
Speaking Mean Scale Score:

521.0
State:

515.2
Writing Mean Scale Score:

511.9
California:

502.2

Grade 5:
Student Count: 5
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 2

Students who met CELDT criterion:

40.0%
State:

48.0%
Listening Mean Scale Score:

519.6
State:

533.7
Reading Mean Scale Score:

535.6
California:

514.0
Speaking Mean Scale Score:

534.4
California:

530.0
Writing Mean Scale Score:

521.8
California:

519.1

Grade 6:
Student Count: 8
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 2

Students who met CELDT criterion:

25.0%
State:

39.0%
Listening Mean Scale Score:

514.5
State:

532.4
Reading Mean Scale Score:

531.3
State:

518.5
Speaking Mean Scale Score:

545.3
State:

518.5
Writing Mean Scale Score:

526.4
State:

522.0

Accountability


Adequate Yearly Progress:
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(State average from 9,842 schools)

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) - Accountability system mandated by federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Statistics are based on test results of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program, the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE), and the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA).

Life Source International Charter School - Adequate Yearly Progress status


ELA Participation Rate
Here:

98.0%
California:

96.3%

    ELA Participation Rate

  • Hispanic100
  • American Indian100
  • Asian100
  • Native Hawaiian100
  • Black98
  • White100
  • Multirace89
  • SED98
  • LEP100
  • With Disabilities100
  • Hispanic: 100% (tested 82 out of 82 enrolled)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 100% (tested 3 out of 3 enrolled)
  • Asian: 100% (tested 2 out of 2 enrolled)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 100% (tested 1 out of 1 enrolled)
  • Black: 98% (tested 173 out of 177 enrolled)
  • White: 100% (tested 4 out of 4 enrolled)
  • Two or More Races: 89% (tested 8 out of 9 enrolled)
  • Socioeconomic Disadvantaged: 98% (tested 231 out of 236 enrolled)
  • English Learners: 100% (tested 50 out of 50 enrolled)
  • Students with Disabilities: 100% (tested 27 out of 27 enrolled)


Math Participation Rate
School:

97.0%
California:

96.1%

    Math Participation Rate

  • Hispanic100
  • American Indian100
  • Asian100
  • Native Hawaiian100
  • Black95
  • White100
  • Multirace89
  • SED97
  • LEP100
  • With Disabilities100
  • Hispanic: 100% (tested 82 out of 82 enrolled)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 100% (tested 3 out of 3 enrolled)
  • Asian: 100% (tested 2 out of 2 enrolled)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 100% (tested 1 out of 1 enrolled)
  • Black: 95% (tested 169 out of 177 enrolled)
  • White: 100% (tested 4 out of 4 enrolled)
  • Two or More Races: 89% (tested 8 out of 9 enrolled)
  • Socioeconomic Disadvantaged: 97% (tested 228 out of 236 enrolled)
  • English Learners: 100% (tested 50 out of 50 enrolled)
  • Students with Disabilities: 100% (tested 27 out of 27 enrolled)

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