1111 2nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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Event
Date
Last Day of School
May 25, 2022 (Wednesday)
First Day Of Summer Intervention
June 06, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day Of Summer Intervention
July 08, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Dewey Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9305 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
23:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
30-34%
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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-34% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

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