Opportunity Youth Academy

1290 Ridder Park Dr.
San Jose, CA 95131
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Opportunity Youth Academy serves 308 students in grades 9-12.
Opportunity Youth Academy 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 31:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 10-14% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Opportunity Youth Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Opportunity Youth Academy's student population of 308 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Opportunity Youth Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Opportunity Youth Academy is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2653 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
88%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
10-14%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Opportunity Youth Academy's ranking?
Opportunity Youth Academy is ranked #2653 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Opportunity Youth Academy?
The graduation rate of Opportunity Youth Academy is 10-14%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Opportunity Youth Academy?
308 students attend Opportunity Youth Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Opportunity Youth Academy students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Opportunity Youth Academy?
Opportunity Youth Academy has a student ration of 31:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Opportunity Youth Academy offer ?
Opportunity Youth Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Opportunity Youth Academy part of?
Opportunity Youth Academy is part of Santa Clara County Office Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 31:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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