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Downtown Charter Academy School in Oakland, CA
(06-08 • Public • Regular School)

City-data.com school rating (using weighted test average as compared to other schools in California) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 95
Address
 301 12th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Telephone
(510) 444-1702
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Website
http://www.amethodschools.org
City-data.com school rating
95
Students
263
Classroom Teachers (FTE)
11.0
National School Lunch
Program (NSLP) Status
No
Free lunch eligible students
177
Reduced-price lunch
eligible students
51
School district
Oakland Unified
Charter school
Yes
Title I status
Title I schoolwide school
Magnet School Indicator
No
Shared Time Indicator
Missing
Adult education offered
No

Ratings

This school rating compared to other nearby schools ratings:
Downtown Charter Academy School:

95
Oakland Charter High (0.2 miles):

90
American Indian Public Charter School II (0.2 miles):

88
Oakland School for the Arts (0.4 miles):

80
Lincoln Elementary (0.1 miles):

76
Gateway to College at Laney College (0.6 miles):

49
Envision Academy for Arts & Technology (0.2 miles):

31
MetWest High (0.7 miles):

26
Dewey Academy (0.7 miles):

17
Downtown Charter Academy School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
California:

46
Alameda County:

51
Oakland:

31
Downtown Charter Academy School:

95

Students & Teachers


Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 263
Enrollment in 2015: 248

Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)

GradeG06G07G08Total
All students967691263
Female students393948126
Male students573743137
Asian students826073215
Hispanic students13141744
Black students1214

Enrollment by grade:
6th grade enrollment: 96
7th grade enrollment: 76
8th grade enrollment: 91

Downtown Charter Academy School - Enrollment by grade


Enrollment by gender:
(State average from 12,430 schools)

Female enrollment: 126 (47.9%)
Here:

47.9%
State:

49.4%
Male enrollment: 137 (52.1%)
Here:

52.1%
California:

49.6%

Downtown Charter Academy School - Enrollment by gender


Enrollment by race/ethnicity:
(State average from 12,430 schools)

Asian enrollment: 215 (81.7%)
Downtown Charter Academy School:

81.7%
State:

9.4%
Hispanic enrollment: 44 (16.7%)
Downtown Charter Academy School:

16.7%
California:

46.0%
Black enrollment: 4 (1.5%)
Here:

1.5%
State:

6.1%

Downtown Charter Academy School - Enrollment by race/ethnicity


Lunch Program Eligibility:
(State average from 10,111 schools)

Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 228 (86.7%)
Here:

86.7%
California:

61.2%
Free lunch eligible students: 177 (67.3%)
School:

67.3%
California:

52.8%
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 51 (19.4%)
Here:

19.4%
State:

8.6%

Downtown Charter Academy School - Lunch Program Eligibility


Teachers and support:
(State average from 12,394 schools)

Classroom Teachers (FTE): 11


Student/Teacher Ratio
Downtown Charter Academy School:

23.9
California:

22.8

Statewide Student Assessments


Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments:
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(State average from 10,463 schools)

Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments (SB) is one of the online summative assessments - part of California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System.

The summative assessments are comprehensive, end-of-year assessments of grade-level learning that measure progress toward college and career readiness. Each test in English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics is comprised of two parts: (1) a computer-adaptive test and (2) a performance task, administered within a selected testing window available at 66 percent of the instructional year for grades three through eight, and grade eleven.

The summative assessments are aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for ELA and mathematics. The tests capitalize on the strengths of computer adaptive testing efficient and precise measurement across the full range of achievement and timely turnaround of results.

    ELA Standard Met and Above

  • All73%
  • Males70%
  • Females77%
  • Asian72%
  • Hispanic55%
ELA students tested: 221
ELA students with scores: 221

Percentage Standard Met and Above:

73%
California:

49%

Standard Not Met: 10.9%
Standard Nearly Met: 15.8%
Standard Met: 38.0%
Standard Exceeded: 35.3%

All Grades:
10.9%
15.8%
38.0%
35.3%
6th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2570.9, Students tested: 58, Standard Not Met: 15.5%, Nearly Met: 8.6%, Met: 48.3%, Exceeded: 27.6%)
15.5%
8.6%
48.3%
27.6%
7th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2608.0, Students tested: 88, Standard Not Met: 5.7%, Nearly Met: 20.4%, Met: 39.8%, Exceeded: 34.1%)
5.7%
20.4%
39.8%
34.1%
8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2625.3, Students tested: 75, Standard Not Met: 13.3%, Nearly Met: 16.0%, Met: 28.0%, Exceeded: 42.7%)
13.3%
16.0%
28.0%
42.7%

Downtown Charter Academy School - ELA Area Achievement Levels (all grades)


    Math Standard Met and Above

  • All85%
  • Males84%
  • Females85%
  • Asian89%
  • Hispanic59%
Math students tested: 221
Math students with scores: 221

Percentage Standard Met and Above:

85%
California:

38%

Standard Not Met: 2.3%
Standard Nearly Met: 13.1%
Standard Met: 18.6%
Standard Exceeded: 66.1%

All Grades:
2.3%
13.1%
18.6%
66.1%
6th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2626.5, Students tested: 58, Standard Not Met: 3.5%, Nearly Met: 12.1%, Met: 17.2%, Exceeded: 67.2%)
3.5%
12.1%
17.2%
67.2%
7th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2650.5, Students tested: 88, Standard Not Met: 2.3%, Nearly Met: 15.9%, Met: 25.0%, Exceeded: 56.8%)
2.3%
15.9%
25.0%
56.8%
8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 2702.8, Students tested: 75, Standard Not Met: 1.3%, Nearly Met: 10.7%, Met: 12.0%, Exceeded: 76.0%)
1.3%
10.7%
12.0%
76.0%

Downtown Charter Academy School - Math Area Achievement Levels (all grades)


Paper-based CAASPP:
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(State average from 9,784 schools)

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System includes paper-based tests:

California Standards Tests (CSTs) - The CSTs for science in grades five, eight, and ten are administered only to students in California public schools. All questions are multiple-choice. These tests were developed specifically to assess students' knowledge of the California content standards in science.

CST Science students tested: 91
CST Science students with scores: 91

Percentage At Or Above Proficient:

76%
State:

54%

Percentage Far Below Basic: 3.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Below Basic: 7.0% Students demonstrate little or a flawed understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Basic: 14.0% Students demonstrate a partial and rudimentary understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Proficient: 18.0% Students demonstrate a competent and adequate understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.
Percentage Advanced: 58.0% Students demonstrate a comprehensive and complex understanding of the knowledge and skills measured by this assessment.

8th Grade: (Mean Scale Score: 412.8, Students tested: 91, Far Below Basic: 3.0%, Below Basic: 7.0%, Basic: 14.0%, Proficient: 18.0%, Advanced: 58.0%)
3.0%
7.0%
14.0%
18.0%
58.0%

The Physical Fitness Test:
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The Physical Fitness Test (PFT) for students in California schools is the FITNESSGRAM. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity.
Aerobic Capacity:
7th grade: (Students tested: 87, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 92.0%, Needs Improvement: 3.4%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 4.6%)
92.0%
3.4%
4.6%


Body Composition:
7th grade: (Students tested: 87, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 81.6%, Needs Improvement: 12.6%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 5.8%)
81.6%
12.6%
5.8%


Abdominal Strength:
7th grade: (Students tested: 87, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 94.3%, Needs Improvement: 5.7%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
94.3%
5.7%


Trunk Extension Strength:
7th grade: (Students tested: 87, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 93.1%, Needs Improvement: 6.9%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
93.1%
6.9%


Upper Body Strength:
7th grade: (Students tested: 87, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 87.4%, Needs Improvement: 12.6%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
87.4%
12.6%


Flexibility:
7th grade: (Students tested: 87, Needs Improvement - High Risk: 88.5%, Needs Improvement: 11.5%, Healthy Fitness Zone: 0.0%)
88.5%
11.5%


California English Language Development Test:
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(State average from 9,932 schools)

Students in kindergarten through grade twelve whose home language is not English are required by law to take an English skills test. In California, the test is called the California English Language Development Test (CELDT).

Downtown Charter Academy School - students who met CELDT criterion (all grades)

All Grades:
Student Count: 44
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 25

Students who met CELDT criterion:

57.0%
California:

34.0%

Grade 6:
Student Count: 16
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 8

Students who met CELDT criterion:

50.0%
California:

39.0%
Listening Mean Scale Score:

554.3
State:

532.4
Reading Mean Scale Score:

555.6
California:

518.5
Speaking Mean Scale Score:

502.1
California:

518.5
Writing Mean Scale Score:

541.9
State:

522.0

Grade 7:
Student Count: 15
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 13

Students who met CELDT criterion:

87.0%
State:

48.0%
Listening Mean Scale Score:

669.1
State:

547.6
Reading Mean Scale Score:

615.3
State:

534.4
Speaking Mean Scale Score:

521.3
California:

529.9
Writing Mean Scale Score:

583.3
State:

530.2

Grade 8:
Student Count: 13
Number of students who met CELDT criterion: 4

Students who met CELDT criterion:

31.0%
California:

47.0%
Listening Mean Scale Score:

593.9
State:

556.2
Reading Mean Scale Score:

576.8
California:

547.2
Speaking Mean Scale Score:

509.2
State:

536.1
Writing Mean Scale Score:

544.2
California:

537.0

Accountability


Adequate Yearly Progress:
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(State average from 9,846 schools)

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) - Accountability system mandated by federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Statistics are based on test results of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program, the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE), and the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA).

ELA Participation Rate
Downtown Charter Academy School:

100.0%
State:

96.3%

    ELA Participation Rate

  • Hispanic100
  • Asian100
  • Filipino100
  • Black100
  • SED100
  • LEP100
  • With Disabilities100
  • Hispanic: 100% (tested 44 out of 44 enrolled)
  • Asian: 100% (tested 211 out of 211 enrolled)
  • Filipino: 100% (tested 3 out of 3 enrolled)
  • Black: 100% (tested 4 out of 4 enrolled)
  • Socioeconomic Disadvantaged: 100% (tested 233 out of 233 enrolled)
  • English Learners: 100% (tested 153 out of 153 enrolled)
  • Students with Disabilities: 100% (tested 13 out of 13 enrolled)


Math Participation Rate
School:

100.0%
California:

96.1%

    Math Participation Rate

  • Hispanic100
  • Asian100
  • Filipino100
  • Black100
  • SED100
  • LEP100
  • With Disabilities100
  • Hispanic: 100% (tested 44 out of 44 enrolled)
  • Asian: 100% (tested 211 out of 211 enrolled)
  • Filipino: 100% (tested 3 out of 3 enrolled)
  • Black: 100% (tested 4 out of 4 enrolled)
  • Socioeconomic Disadvantaged: 100% (tested 233 out of 233 enrolled)
  • English Learners: 100% (tested 153 out of 153 enrolled)
  • Students with Disabilities: 100% (tested 13 out of 13 enrolled)

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