Sankofa Academy



Sankofa Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sankofa Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 49
2 58
3 47
4 38
5 36
6 29
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sankofa Academy is a public elementary school located in Oakland, CA in the Oakland Unf School District. It enrolls 312 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sankofa Academy is the 5,012th largest public school in California and the 40,170th largest nationally. It has 20.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 312
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,170th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,012th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,222nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,754th out of 6,159

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Sankofa Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 157
(50%)
18,662
(51%)
 Female 155
(50%)
17,740
(49%)

Sankofa Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 241
(77%)
10,080
(28%)
 Hispanic 24
(8%)
15,772
(43%)
 White 17
(5%)
3,605
(10%)
 Asian 15
(5%)
4,816
(13%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
1,660
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
111
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
358
(1%)

Sankofa Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 207
(66%)
26,643
(73%)
 Not Eligible 91
(29%)
8,335
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
1,424
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Sankofa Academy is ranked 3,583rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sankofa Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Sankofa Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 180
2006 229
2007 111
2008 111
2009 116
2010 153
2011 205
2012 312

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 16.4
2007 15.9
2008 18.5
2009 16.8
2010 N/A
2011 22.8
2012 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67222222222222
2006 0.7292576419214
2007 0.86486486486486
2008 0.74774774774775
2009 0.75
2010 0.67320261437909
2011 0.53658536585366
2012 0.70833333333333

Compare Sankofa Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 70.8%
 

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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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