8251 Fontaine St.
Oakland, CA 94605
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Independent Study Sojourner Truth serves 147 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Independent Study Sojourner Truth 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 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Independent Study Sojourner Truth's student population of 147 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Independent Study Sojourner Truth 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 Independent Study Sojourner Truth is 0.63, which is less 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9210 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)
11-19%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
53%
54%
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Black
28%
5%
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White
9%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
40-49%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 147 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-49% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 20%)

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