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

About

1010 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
About Orange County School of the Arts...

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Grades
7-12
Students
2,177
From Orange County School of the Arts

Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) offers a dynamic school culture that enables students to flourish as artists and scholars in a uniquely challenging and nurturing environment, preparing them to reach their highest potential and thrive in the 21st century.

OCSA is a tuition-free, donation-dependent public charter school. Students receive rigorous college-preparatory academics alongside pre-professional arts training in their focused area of study. Students select from one of 16 arts conservatories offered within the schools of applied arts, dance, fine & media arts, music, and theatre.

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Orange County School of the Arts Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
89%
Percent Proficient - Math
78%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1280
419 responses
Average ACT
29
316 responses
AP Enrollment
54%

Master Artist Series

OCSA students have the unique opportunity to study with nationally renowned guest artists and academic professionals in master classes, workshops, performances, career discussions, panels, and more. These industry leaders have a profound impact on students’ education, often serving as mentors and inspiration as they advance to higher education and professional careers in the arts.

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$46,487
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,233
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$405,589
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 58 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 58 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 239 responses
  • Halloween!!!!
    22%
  • Fridays where we have a DJ every week
    13%
  • Pride Day is a biggie.
    13%
  • Spirit Week, Culture Day
    11%
  • Any Holliday
    8%
  • Club Rush
    8%
  • Season Finale
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,177
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 63 responses
98%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 63 responses
5%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 63 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
29:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$109,726
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.3%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 81 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 81 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 81 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,218 / year
National
$12,239
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 93 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 93 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 93 responses

Orange County School of the Arts Reviews

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