Dewey Academy

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Dewey Academy serves 240 students in grades 9-12.
Dewey Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Dewey Academy's student population of 240 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Dewey Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dewey Academy is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9186 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
45%
54%
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Black
37%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOakland Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dewey Academy is Metwest High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is La Escuelita Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland La Escuelita Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 417 students
    0.1 miles
    1100 Third Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (510) 874-7762
    0.1 K-8 417
  • Oakland Metwest High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 174 students
    0.1 miles
    314 E. Tenth St.
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (510) 451-5902
    0.1 9-12 174
  • Oakland Gateway To College At Laney College Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 90 students
    0.3 miles
    900 Fallon St.
    Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 464-3592
    0.3 9-12 90
  • Oakland American Indian Public Charter Ii Charter School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 647 students
    0.5 miles
    171 12th St.
    Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 893-8701
    0.5 K-8 647
  • Oakland Lincoln Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 744 students
    0.5 miles
    225 11th St.
    Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 874-3372
    0.5 K-5 744

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