Dewey Academy

  • Dewey Academy serves 228 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher 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 76%.

School Overview

  • Dewey Academy's student population of 228 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dewey Academy's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dewey Academy is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#9511 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
11%
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Hispanic
44%
54%
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Black
40%
6%
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White
1%
24%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dewey Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.640.64
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Graduation Rate40-44%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOakland Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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