Oakland Opportunity Academy

  • Oakland Opportunity Academy serves 198 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Oakland Opportunity Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Oakland Opportunity Academy's student population of 198 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students198 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oakland Opportunity Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 32:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oakland Opportunity Academy is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2815 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio40:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
18%
18%
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White
71%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.460.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOakland Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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