Oakland School For The Arts

Tel: (510)873-8800
Grades 6-12
676 students
Oakland School For The Arts serves 676 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Oakland School For The Arts operates within the Oakland Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 676 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 676 students
Oakland School For The Arts Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Oakland School For The Arts Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Oakland School For The Arts Total Teachers (2003-2014)
Students by Grade Oakland School For The Arts Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 25:1
Oakland School For The Arts Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
Asian
3%
11%
Oakland School For The Arts Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
15%
53%
Oakland School For The Arts Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
23%
6%
Oakland School For The Arts Black Students (2004-2014)
White
41%
25%
Oakland School For The Arts White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
18%
3%
Oakland School For The Arts Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.73 0.42
Oakland School For The Arts Diversity Score (2004-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
49%
Oakland School For The Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
9%
Oakland School For The Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Oakland Unified School District's student population of 47,194 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,211 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,410 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Oakland Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
125
4
Number of Students Managed 47,194 1,757
Oakland Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $517 MM $17 MM
Oakland Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $572 MM $18 MM
Oakland Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,211 $10,238
Oakland Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,410 $10,739
Oakland Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Envision Academy For Arts & Technology (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Bridge Charter (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lafayette Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OaklandEnvision Academy For Arts & TechnologyCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 343 students
    0.3 miles
    1515 Webster St
    OaklandCA 94612
    (510)596-8901
    0.39-12343
  • San FranciscoKipp San Francisco College PreparatoryCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 119 students
    0.3 miles
    655 Deharo St
    San FranciscoCA 94107
    (408)234-6807
    0.39-12119
  • OaklandOakland Charter High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 266 students
    0.4 miles
    345 12th St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)893-8700
    0.49-12266
  • OaklandLafayette Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 274 students
    0.5 miles
    1700 Market St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)874-7774
    0.5KG-5274
  • OaklandYu Ming CharterCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 211 students
    0.5 miles
    321 Tenth St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)452-2063
    0.5KG-8211

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