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American Indian Public Charter School

Preschool | Grades 5-8 | Oakland Unified
3637 Magee Ave
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 482-6000

About This School

American Indian Public Charter School is located in Oakland, CA and is one of 170 schools in Oakland Unified School District. It is a charter school that serves 179 students in grades 5-8.

Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See American Indian Public Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

American Indian Public Charter School had an API growth score of 974 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. American Indian Public Charter School's 2012 base score was 990, however the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, American Indian Public Charter School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

45% 55%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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Both of my kids attend the American Indian Public Charter school. They love it. Great academics, very solid physical education program, no crime and no bullying. Students get a lot of work and they have to follow the rules. No question they are getting a top notch education and will be able to get into and graduate from the college or university of their choice. The hardest part of going to this school is that the kids get a lot of homework. Sometimes they will be doing homework until 8 pm. Sorry, that's life. Your kids can either learn how to work at that level now or they can flunk out of college later, your call.

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