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In East Palo Alto, a microcosm of the state's heated charter school debate
Two additional charter schools in East Palo Alto are run by Aspire. The K-5 East Palo Alto Charter School enrollment fluctuated between 424 students to 456 students from 2014 to 2018. East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy secondary-school enrollment was at 335 students in 2014. However, in 2018, the school transitioned to grades 6-8 and 12 in preparation for serving only 6-8 starting in 2019-20. Its 2018 enrollment is 202 students.
Sources: Ravenswood City School District, Aspire Public Schools, Kipp Bay Area Schools. Chart by Paul Llewellyn.

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