PROFICIENCY 16% 59% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
28%Oakland Unified

Life Academy is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "Oakland Unified" in Oakland, CA. There are a total of 481 students and 27 teachers at Life Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 377 free lunch students and 32 reduced lunch students.

Life Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.5%, which is 59% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch377
Reduced lunch32


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment33
Taking some courses20
Taking some courses (not tests)9
Passing some courses14
Passing no courses<=2

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 Life Academy, there are a total of 33 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 20 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

6<= 5%
8<= 10%
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School20-24%

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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Life Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.7% 7.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 8.8% 32.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 8.1% 13.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 79.5% 41.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.0% 1.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 3.5% 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 Life Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.