Life Academy



Life Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Life Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 60
7 66
8 63
9 74
10 70
11 67
12 73

Life Academy is a public high school of the Oakland Unified School District located in Oakland, CA. It has 473 students in grades 6th through 12th. Life Academy is the 1,154th largest public high school in California and the 11,231st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.9 to 1.

Total Students: 473
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,231st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,154th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,161st out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,137th out of 2,608

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Life Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 238
(50%)
7,363
(49%)
 Male 235
(50%)
7,817
(51%)

Life Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 388
(82%)
7,289
(48%)
 Asian 35
(7%)
2,045
(13%)
 Black 35
(7%)
3,753
(25%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
684
(5%)
 White 4
(1%)
1,216
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
151
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
42
(0%)

Life Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 426
(90%)
10,162
(67%)
 Not Eligible 28
(6%)
4,170
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
848
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Life Academy is ranked 839th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Life Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.1%) is significantly 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.

Life Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 248
2006 235
2007 237
2008 248
2009 262
2010 272
2011 267
2012 338
2013 419
2014 481
2015 473

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 15.7
2007 14.7
2008 13.5
2009 17.5
2010 N/A
2011 19.3
2012 17.2
2013 18
2014 18
2015 19.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63306451612903
2006 0.76170212765957
2007 0.78059071729958
2008 0.81451612903226
2009 0.87404580152672
2010 0.89705882352941
2011 0.68539325842697
2012 0.99112426035503
2013 0.94272076372315
2014 0.85031185031185
2015 0.94080338266385

Compare Life Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,990.0% 19.9:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 94.1%
 

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