Dewey Academy



Dewey Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dewey Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 3
11 8
12 190

Dewey Academy is a public high school of the Oakland Unified School District located in Oakland, CA. It has 201 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dewey Academy is the 1,556th largest public high school in California and the 17,231st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.1 to 1.

Total Students: 201
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,231st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,556th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,061st out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,780th out of 2,608

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Dewey Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 114
(57%)
7,817
(51%)
 Female 87
(43%)
7,363
(49%)

Dewey Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 96
(48%)
7,289
(48%)
 Black 73
(36%)
3,753
(25%)
 Asian 22
(11%)
2,045
(13%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
684
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
42
(0%)
 White 2
(1%)
1,216
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
151
(1%)

Dewey Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(71%)
10,162
(67%)
 Not Eligible 51
(25%)
4,170
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(3%)
848
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dewey Academy is ranked 1,393rd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dewey Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.6%) is higher than the state average of 55.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Dewey Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 278
2006 238
2007 263
2008 255
2009 261
2010 273
2011 238
2012 228
2013 246
2014 240
2015 201

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 34.8
2006 21.6
2007 21.9
2008 22.4
2009 26.1
2010 N/A
2011 29.7
2012 28.4
2013 30.7
2014 25.6
2015 25.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58992805755396
2006 0.64705882352941
2007 0.53231939163498
2008 0.65882352941176
2009 0.73563218390805
2010 0.66300366300366
2011 0.29411764705882
2012 0.83333333333333
2013 0.78455284552846
2014 0.79166666666667
2015 0.74626865671642

Compare Dewey Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,510.0% 25.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.6%
 

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