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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Total Students 619 students
Gender % 24% Male / 76%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

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
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
14%
52%
Black
28%
7%
White
38%
26%
Two or more races
17%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,068 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Oakland Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
138
4
Number of Students Managed 55,068 1,667
District Total Revenue $553 MM $19 MM
District Spending $597 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,880 $11,099
District Spending / Student $12,833 $10,975
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 Students Grades
  • OaklandEnvision Academy For Arts & Technical
    Charter School
    1515 Webster St
    OaklandCA 94612
    (510)596-8901
    Charter School

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

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

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

    0.5 mi | 159 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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