Oak Park Independent
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Oak Park Independent
Oak Park Independent School is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory day school located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley in California. It was founded in 1967 and has provided a nurturing and stimulating environment for children of all ages for over 50 years.
The school offers a rigorous academic program for students in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade. It emphasizes a strong academic foundation and encourages students to explore their interests and develop their talents. The curriculum is designed to challenge students and help them reach their highest potential.
Oak Park Independent School also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports, clubs, and community service opportunities. The school’s athletic program is competitive and provides students with the opportunity to participate in various sports and activities. The school also offers a variety of clubs and organizations, such as a robotics club, a drama club, and a student council. In addition, the school has a strong commitment to community service and encourages students to participate in a variety of volunteer activities.
Oak Park Independent School is a great choice for families looking for a high quality, college preparatory education for their children. The school’s commitment to academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and community service makes it an ideal place to help students reach their goals.
5801 Conifer St.
Oak Park, CA 91377
K – 12
Overview Oak Park Independent
Oak Park Independent serves 288 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Oak Park Independent placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Oak Park Independent
Oak Park Independent is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Oak Park Independent is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.