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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade C minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Life Academy is a public school located in Oakland, CA. It has 463 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 18% of students are at least proficient in math and 34% in reading.

About

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
34%
Percent Proficient - Math
18%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
980
24 responses
Average ACT
19
12 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$73,692
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,445
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$687,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 12 responses
  • Trashball tournament
    42%
  • Post session
    25%
  • Point Reyes Trip
    17%
  • Yosemite Trip
    17%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
463
Free or Reduced Lunch
91%
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$69,570
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.5%
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 10 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$15,438 / year
National
$12,239
33%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 9 responses
22%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 9 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 9 responses

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