Oakland Charter Academy

  • Oakland Charter Academy serves 233 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Oakland Charter Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Oakland Charter Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Oakland Charter Academy's student population of 233 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students233 students
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School Comparison

  • Oakland Charter Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Oakland Charter Academy is 0.24, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5254 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
87%
54%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOakland Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Oakland Charter Academy is Arise High School (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Epic Charter (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland Arise High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 288 students
    0.2 miles
    3301 E. 12th St. Ste. 205
    Oakland, CA 94601
    (510)436-5487
    0.2 9-12 288
  • Oakland Epic Charter Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 342 students
    0.2 miles
    1112 29th Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94601
    (510)689-2035
    0.2 6-8 342
  • Oakland International Community
    Grades: K-5 | 306 students
    0.2 miles
    2825 International Blvd.
    Oakland, CA 94601
    (510)532-5400
    0.2 K-5 306
  • Oakland Think College Now
    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
    0.2 miles
    2825 International Blvd.
    Oakland, CA 94601
    (510)532-5500
    0.2 K-5 307
  • Oakland Achieve Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 675 students
    0.3 miles
    1700 28th Ave.
    Oakland, CA 94601
    (510)904-6440
    0.3 K-5 675

School Reviews

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This school isn't like upa who think about fun, here we earn the fun! Don't argue that your son/daughter gets in trouble, the reason is b/c they distract the kids who actually want to LEARN!!! THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST SCHOOLS IN OAKLAND, UPA ISN'T OK U CAN TELL BY THE GRAFFITI THAT THEY WRITE!!!!!!!!!!LOOK AT THEIR TEST SCORES
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