Oak Park Independent

Tel: (818)735-3260
  • Oak Park Independent serves 222 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Oak Park Independent placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Oak Park Independent operates within the Oak Park Unified School District.
  • Oak Park Unified School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

Top Placements (California)

Oak Park Independent is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Oak Park Independent's student population of 222 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students222 students
Gender %Oak Park Independent Gender
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Students by GradeOak Park Independent Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Oak Park Independent is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oak Park Independent is 0.52, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio32:124:1
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
14%
54%
Black
9%
6%
White
67%
24%
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsOak Park Independent All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.41
Graduation Rate≥90%
83%
Oak Park Independent Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
50%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Oak Park Independent is Oak Park Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Oak Park Unified School District's student population of 4,634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 95% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,318 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 19% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,458 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    School District NameOak Park Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    8
    4
    Number of Students Managed4,6341,585
    Oak Park Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    72%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    78%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    97%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$33 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$38 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,318$11,049
    District Spending / Student$8,458$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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