Orange County School of the Arts

  • Orange County School of the Arts serves 2,096 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Orange County School of the Arts placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Orange County School of the Arts's student population of 2,096 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,096 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orange County School of the Arts is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orange County School of the Arts is 0.69, 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)
Overall School Rank
2%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
19%
11%
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Hispanic
24%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
46%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orange County School of the Arts.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.690.41
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Graduation Rate
98%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Orange County School of the Arts and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Ana Unified School District

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Ballet Folklórico, Classical and Contemporary Dance, Commercial Dance, Creative Writing, Film and Television, Instrumental Music (divided into Classical Instrumental, Piano, and Jazz), Integrated Arts, Music and Theater (divided into Musical Theater, Drama, and Voice), Opera, Production and Design, Visual Arts
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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