Far West (Closed 2013)

5263 Broadway Terr.
Oakland, CA 94618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Far West served 157 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 11-19% (which was lower than the California state average of 59%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 11-19% (which was lower than the California state average of 58%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 94% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Far West by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
11%
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Hispanic
14%
54%
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Black
75%
6%
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White
6%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/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 Far West.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.420.41
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Graduation Rate21-39%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Far West and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Far West and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOakland Unified School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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