Oakland School for the Arts

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9/10
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Reviews
85
Grades
6-12
Students
784
Type
Public charter
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


English
70%
State avg: 48%
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Math
57%
State avg: 37%
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Science
78%
State avg: 55%
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10/10
College readiness
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Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
97%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1522
State avg: 1473
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Student progress
This section shows how much academic progress (also called “growth”) students at this school are making given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

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Equity
6/10
Equity overview

Worth a deeper look:

This school is serving students from the state's most disadvantaged communities about as well as other schools in the state.


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Compare this rating to the overall GreatSchools Summary Rating. Is there a big gap? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
42%
Black
21%
Two or more races
15%
Hispanic
14%
Asian
5%
Filipino
1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
85%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
53%
State avg: 98%
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Neighborhood
530 18th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
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Last modified: August 25, 2017
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