Howard Elementary

Public K-5

 8755 Fontaine St.
       Oakland, CA  94605-4197


 (510) 639-3244

District: Oakland Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
5186th of 5,662 California Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  17.8
Number of students:  214

Racial breakdown:
African American:
63.1%
Hispanic:
19.6%
White:
5.6%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  88.3%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Howard Elementary ranked worse than 91.6% of elementary schools in California. It also ranked 41st among 69 ranked elementary schools in the Oakland Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 13.98. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (63.1%), Hispanic (19.6%), White (5.6%). (See more...)
Compare Details 88.3% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Howard Elementary is 17.8, which is the 3rd best among 69 elementary schools in the Oakland Unified School District. (See more...)
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Howard Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Howard Elementary 5186th of 5662 California public elementary schools. (See Howard Elementary in the ranking list.)

Oakland Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Oakland Unified 653rd of 856 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Howard Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 30.39 3221st 4809 33.0%
2005 27.58 3439th 4822 28.7%
2006 19.17 4059th 4818 15.8%
2007 8.94 4969th 5113 2.8%
2008 9.99 4923rd 5113 3.7%
2009 14.58 4759th 5193 8.4%
2010 16.95 4781st 5314 10.0%
2011 33.42 3727th 5377 30.7%
2012 20.98 4586th 5390 14.9%
2013 35.23 3662nd 5530 33.8%
2015 12.81 5295th 5611 5.6%
2016 10.44 5415th 5614 3.5%
2017 10.92 5441st 5692 4.4%
2018 13.98 5186th 5662 8.4%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Open Quote Poor teachers. No follow through. Blame students for not learning. Poor intervention programs and student support. What are we to do? Our kids don't have time for them to get their act together. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Howard Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 14 345 6 10 0 n/a n/a 0 375
1989 20 355 7 10 0 n/a n/a 0 392
1990 20 368 6 12 0 n/a n/a 0 406
1991 12 328 3 10 0 n/a n/a 0 353
1992 50 284 7 20 0 n/a n/a 0 361
1993 15 300 8 10 0 n/a n/a 0 333
1994 11 327 3 6 0 n/a n/a 0 347
1995 8 328 3 4 0 n/a n/a 0 343
1996 8 328 3 4 0 n/a n/a 0 343
1997 8 352 4 7 0 n/a n/a 0 371
1998 6 316 3 1 0 n/a n/a 0 326
1999 3 318 8 2 0 n/a n/a 5 336
2000 1 289 11 6 0 n/a n/a 10 317
2001 2 316 10 6 0 n/a n/a 8 342
2002 1 252 12 9 0 n/a n/a 8 282
2003 1 252 12 9 0 n/a n/a 8 282
2004 9 229 15 10 0 n/a n/a 0 263
2005 7 210 16 27 0 n/a n/a 3 263
2006 8 201 11 33 0 n/a n/a 4 257
2007 6 204 15 26 0 n/a n/a 13 264
2008 11 207 18 28 n/a n/a n/a 1 264
2009 10 172 5 32 0 5 8 0 232
2010 7 156 9 35 1 1 4 0 213
2011 5 152 9 31 0 2 4 0 203
2012 5 125 8 26 0 4 3 0 171
2013 7 150 9 33 1 2 3 0 205
2014 8 129 13 40 1 2 4 0 197
2015 7 165 14 47 1 3 4 0 241
2016 9 135 11 47 2 5 11 0 220
2017 12 135 7 42 1 6 11 0 214

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Howard Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 375 16.0 23.4 n/a
1989 392 17.0 23.0 n/a
1990 406 15.0 27.0 n/a
1991 353 15.0 23.5 n/a
1992 361 15.2 23.7 47.4
1993 333 15.0 22.2 64.0
1994 347 14.0 24.8 57.3
1995 343 15.0 22.9 74.9
1996 343 15.0 22.9 74.9
1997 371 13.0 28.5 75.7
1998 326 19.0 17.2 66.6
1999 336 18.0 18.7 59.8
2000 317 20.0 15.9 66.4
2001 342 20.0 17.1 58.4
2002 282 18.0 15.7 66.4
2003 282 18.0 15.7 66.4
2004 263 15.8 16.6 78.7
2005 263 19.0 13.8 70.8
2006 257 16.0 16.1 63.2
2007 264 16.0 16.5 78.5
2008 264 17.5 15.1 78.4
2009 232 18.0 11.6 75.9
2010 213 12.0 17.7 68.5
2011 203 n/a n/a 76.8
2012 171 8.8 19.4 73.7
2013 205 9.8 20.9 87.3
2014 197 9.3 21.1 87.8
2015 241 11.0 21.9 86.7
2016 220 10.0 22.0 86.8
2017 214 12.0 17.8 88.3

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Howard Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 375 16.0 23.4 n/a
1989 392 17.0 23.0 n/a
1990 406 15.0 27.0 n/a
1991 353 15.0 23.5 n/a
1992 361 15.2 23.7 47.4
1993 333 15.0 22.2 64.0
1994 347 14.0 24.8 57.3
1995 343 15.0 22.9 74.9
1996 343 15.0 22.9 74.9
1997 371 13.0 28.5 75.7
1998 326 19.0 17.2 66.6
1999 336 18.0 18.7 59.8
2000 317 20.0 15.9 66.4
2001 342 20.0 17.1 58.4
2002 282 18.0 15.7 66.4
2003 282 18.0 15.7 66.4
2004 263 15.8 16.6 78.7
2005 263 19.0 13.8 70.8
2006 257 16.0 16.1 63.2
2007 264 16.0 16.5 78.5
2008 264 17.5 15.1 78.4
2009 232 18.0 11.6 75.9
2010 213 12.0 17.7 68.5
2011 203 n/a n/a 76.8
2012 171 8.8 19.4 73.7
2013 205 9.8 20.9 87.3
2014 197 9.3 21.1 87.8
2015 241 11.0 21.9 86.7
2016 220 10.0 22.0 86.8
2017 214 12.0 17.8 88.3

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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