Hillside Academy is located in Oakland, CA and is one of 170 schools in Oakland Unified School District. It is a sp-ed school that serves 16 students in grades 7-12.
Special Education schools are public schools that provide special services for children with disabilities (special physical, mental, or learning needs). Many special education schools also provide vocational training, adapted physical education, and assistive technology for their students.
Hillside Academy made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of California in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Hillside Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Hillside Academy had 81% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. California had 53% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Oakland Unified spends $9,733 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 53% on instruction, 43% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Oakland Unified District
In 2010, Hillside Academy had 7 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.
The California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) is used to measure student mastery of specific skills as determined by the state. Students must pass both sections of the exam in order to graduate from high school.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Each student is assessed in grade 10 in English language arts and math. Students can retake the exam up to five times after grade 10.
How is it Scored?
The CAHSEE is an untimed pass/fail test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.