Oakland School For The Arts

  • Oakland School For The Arts serves 779 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Oakland School For The Arts's student population of 779 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students779 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oakland School For The Arts's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oakland School For The Arts is 0.75, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1331 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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Asian
5%
11%
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Hispanic
13%
54%
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Black
19%
6%
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White
38%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
25%
4%
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Diversity Score0.750.41
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Graduation Rate≥95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOakland Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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