PROFICIENCY 10% 74% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
56%Alameda Unified

Alternatives In Action is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Alameda Unified" in Oakland, CA. There are a total of 161 students and 9 teachers at Alternatives In Action, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 123 free lunch students and 25 reduced lunch students.

Alternatives In Action has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.0%, which is 74% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch123
Reduced lunch25


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Alternatives In Action, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All<= 10%
High School<= 10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 10%
High School<= 10%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Alternatives In Action race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 28.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 9.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 36.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 15.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 8.2% 3.1% 3.1%

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Oakland demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,37223291
Median age36.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Speak English60%56%79%
Speak Spanish22%29%13%

Education level achieved in Oakland

Completed 8th grade80.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Alternatives In Action data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.