Oakland School For The Arts

Tel: (510)873-8800
Grades: 6-12

619 students

Oakland School For The Arts serves 619 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Oakland School For The Arts operates within the Oakland Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 619 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 619 students
Oakland School For The Arts Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 24% Male / 76%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Oakland School For The Arts Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade Oakland School For The Arts Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 22:1
Oakland School For The Arts Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
11%
Oakland School For The Arts Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
12%
52%
Oakland School For The Arts Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
29%
7%
Oakland School For The Arts Black (2003-2012)
White
31%
26%
Oakland School For The Arts White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oakland School For The Arts Sch Ethnicity Oakland School For The Arts Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.75 1.15
Oakland School For The Arts Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
14%
10%
Oakland School For The Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
n/a
n/a
Oakland School For The Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 46,193 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Oakland Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
4
Number of Students Managed 46,193 1,671
Oakland Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $553 MM $19 MM
District Spending $597 MM $18 MM
Oakland Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,880 $11,099
Oakland Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,833 $10,975
Oakland Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Envision Academy For Arts & Technology (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is American Indian Public Charter School Ii (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lafayette Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oakland Envision Academy For Arts & Technology
    Charter School
    1515 Webster St
    Oakland , CA , 94612
    (510)596-8901
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  333  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oakland Oakland Charter High School
    Charter School
    345 12th St
    Oakland , CA , 94607
    (510)893-8700
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  158  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oakland Lafayette Elementary School
    1700 Market St
    Oakland , CA , 94607
    (510)879-1290
    0.5  mi  |  305  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Oakland Yu Ming Charter
    Charter School
    321 Tenth St
    Oakland , CA , 94607
    (415)999-7180
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  105  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Oakland Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lincoln Elementary School
    225 11th St
    Oakland , CA , 94607
    (510)874-3372
    0.6  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Oakland, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.72, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Oakland is Sequoia Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.