School Details

Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy

10315 E Street, Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 639-3377
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 348 students 18 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

24%
47%
56%
39%
59%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Oakland Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

23%
38%
46%
42%
59%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Oakland Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

57%
58%
65%
53%
64%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Oakland Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
53%
60%
73%
59%
65%
39%
46%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Oakland Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy is a public elementary school in Oakland. The principal of Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy is Charles Wilson, whose e-mail is charles.wilson@ousd.k12.ca.us. 348 children attend Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy and identify primarily as Hispanic, Unspecified, and Multiracial. 57% of the Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy students are "limited in English proficiency." 92% of the 348 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy is 18:1. Esperanza Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 77% 37%
Unspecified 7% 6%
Multiracial 4% %
Black, non-Hispanic 17% 35%
Pacific Islander 1% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 0.9% 6%
Asian 0.6% 13%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% 43395%
Filipino 0% 0.8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 68%
Limited English proficiency 57% 31%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Changes are taking place here in many positive ways. Enrollment is at capacity; ny Ely diverse cross-culture if students and a new Principal who is a KDA native teacher stepping up to the plate to continue a positive legacy and steer the school into the new mandated nationwide Common Core Curriculum. New staff have been added and everyone us working at their best to collaborate and educate every child.

  • (1 year ago)

    (Correcting typo's from previous) Changes are taking place here in many positive ways. Enrollment is at capacity; there is a diverse cross-culture of happy students and a new Principal who is a KDA native teacher stepping up to the plate to continue a positive legacy and steer the school into the new mandated nationwide Common Core Curriculum. New staff have been added and everyone us working at their best to collaborate and educate every child.

  • (3 years ago)

    It is a very nice school for all children. I highly recomended it. Mr. Jacobs is an excellent teacher.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love F.T Korematsu school for its people faculty staff students and families. Nobody is rich except in spirit hopes and dreams.

  • (5 years ago)

    The First grade teacher Ms. Atkins is wonderful and patient. She really tries to expose children to all sorts of things. Her class is very structred and I saw my son confidence grow;however the office staff at times seem uninterested and unorganized. The secretary barely speaks English and communication sometimes is challenging. The prinicpal talks down to children and parents sometimes.

  • (6 years ago)

    this is the best elementary school for kids who want to learn and for kids who want to be in programs for being famous

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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