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
Gender % 24% Male / 76%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
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 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 25:1 22:1
Oakland School For The Arts Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
12%
52%
Black
29%
7%
White
31%
26%
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 0.42
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%
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.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,120 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Oakland Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
133
4
Number of Students Managed 52,120 1,671
District Total Revenue $553 MM $19 MM
Oakland Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (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
  • OaklandEnvision Academy For Arts & Technology
    Charter School
    1515 Webster St
    OaklandCA 94612
    (510)596-8901
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 333 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OaklandOakland Charter High School
    Charter School
    345 12th St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)893-8700
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 158 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OaklandLafayette Elementary School
    1700 Market St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)879-1290
    0.5 mi | 305 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • OaklandYu Ming Charter
    Charter School
    321 Tenth St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (415)999-7180
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 105 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • OaklandHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lincoln Elementary School
    225 11th St
    OaklandCA 94607
    (510)874-3372
    0.6 mi | 684 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.44, which is lower 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.