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54% of youth from foster care will earn their high school diploma,
less than 5% will receive a bachelor’s degree.

30% of students at Orangewood’s Samueli Academy come from households without high school degrees.
20% of Samueli Academy Students come from households with college degrees. The majority are 2-year degrees.


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About Samueli Academy

Samueli Academy is a public charter school that offers educationally under-served communities a new choice for the high school education of their teens. Samueli Academy is a dynamic and caring place offering students a learning environment that maximizes individual student attention, a unique and exciting instructional approach, and more. In 2020, Samueli Academy was named one of the top 6% of high schools in the nation by US News & World Report.