Downtown Charter Academy

  • Downtown Charter Academy serves 223 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

School Overview

  • Downtown Charter Academy's student population of 223 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students223 students
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Downtown Charter Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Downtown Charter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Downtown Charter Academy is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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#456 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Downtown Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Downtown Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
Asian
83%
11%
Hispanic
15%
54%
Black
2%
6%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Downtown Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.290.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
49%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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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