Oakland School For The Arts

Grades: 5-12

619 students

Oakland School For The Arts serves 619 students in grades 5-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Oakland School For The Arts operates within the Oakland Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 619 students has grown by 161% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Total Students 619 students
Oakland School For The Arts Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 24% Male / 76%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Oakland School For The Arts Total Teachers (2003-2013)
Students by Grade Oakland School For The Arts Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 26:1 22:1
Oakland School For The Arts Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
Asian
3%
11%
Oakland School For The Arts Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
14%
52%
Oakland School For The Arts Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
28%
7%
Oakland School For The Arts Black Students (2003-2013)
White
38%
26%
Oakland School For The Arts White Students (2003-2013)
Two or more races
17%
3%
Oakland School For The Arts Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Oakland School For The Arts All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.74 0.42
Oakland School For The Arts Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
15%
48%
Oakland School For The Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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%
8%
Oakland School For The Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,068 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,880 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,833 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Oakland Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
138
4
Number of Students Managed 55,068 1,667
Oakland Unf School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $553 MM $19 MM
Oakland Unf School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $597 MM $18 MM
Oakland Unf School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,880 $11,099
Oakland Unf School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,833 $10,975
Oakland Unf School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Envision Academy For Arts & Technical (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 & Technical
    Charter School
    1515 Webster St
    OaklandCA 94612
    (510)596-8901
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 331 students                      
  • OaklandKipp San Francisco College Preparatory
    Charter School
    1404 Franklin St
    OaklandCA 94612
    (408)234-6807
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • OaklandOakland Charter High School
    Charter School
    345 12th St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)893-8700
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 181 students                      
  • OaklandLafayette Elementary School
    1700 Market St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)874-7774
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 299 students                      
  • OaklandYu Ming Charter
    Charter School
    321 Tenth St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)452-2063
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 159 students                      

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