Northern Light School

Private School
3710 Dorisa Ave
Oakland, CA 94605
Alameda County
(510) 957-0570

Alumni Website
Classmates.com®

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
Coed

Associations

  • American Montessori Society



Northern Light School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northern Light School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 16
1 16
2 16
3 8
4 20
5 20
6 18
7 13
8 14
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northern Light School is a private elementary school located in Oakland, CA and enrolls 169 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Northern Light School is the 970th largest private school in California and the 7,603rd largest nationally. It has 9.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 169
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,603rd out of 18,806
Enrollment Rank in California: 970th out of 2,126
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 689th out of 2,126
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 426th out of 2,109

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Northern Light School Students by Gender

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 Female 104
(62%)
42,366
(58%)
 Male 65
(38%)
30,634
(42%)

Northern Light School Students by Ethnicity

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 Black 112
(79%)
4,434
(7%)
 Hispanic 14
(10%)
8,565
(14%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(4%)
540
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(4%)
6,812
(11%)
 White 3
(2%)
29,049
(47%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
12,730
(20%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
240
(0%)

Northern Light School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 141
2007 142
2009 151
2011 169

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10
2007 8
2009 9
2011 9

Compare Northern Light School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
900.0% 9.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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