Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
College Readiness Index
Academic Performance Index
Student/Teacher Ratio
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 124 Students
  • N/A Teachers

Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy
ARCATA, CA 95521

Phone: (707) 822-0861

District: Humboldt County Office Of Education


Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy (NPA) is an International Baccalaureate school focused on the fine arts. Students perform at international festivals and hold concerts, exhibits, and workshops locally and abroad. Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy trips have included Japan, Indonesia, Ghana, Vietnam, and Spain. The school subscribes to a humanitarian approach to learning, and students volunteer time for community service. Parents are encouraged to participate in NPA events and projects.

Rankings / Awards

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Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
State Rank
Charter Rank

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Students / Teachers

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Total Enrollment 124
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 33%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 49%
Full-Time Teachers N/A

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Test Scores

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Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness Index 82.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Remote Town
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes


This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 331
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 82.1

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