SANKOFA ACADEMY

Go back
581 61ST ST
OAKLAND, CA 94609
Visit this school's website
Phone: 510-879-1610
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 6th Grade
  • District: Oakland Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 10:1
  • Students/Grade: 21.9
  • Number Students: 153
  • Number Teachers: 14
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5250
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Monique Brinson
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (6 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (3 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 1
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-05
    "When I entered my children into Sankofa Academy the staff was quite pleasant in welcoming us there. The school was going through gradual reconstruction and the Principal seemed to be quite attentive to the needs of the school. The teachers are still in need of classroom aids to assist with students that are struggling with various issues. There are many bullying issues at this school that go unaddressed and when trying to acquire the help of the administrator, you will be ignored or fingers will be pointed at the parent. Children that are suffering with emotional distress and visible underlying struggles are ignored or pushed out of the school. Morning Circle is a nice way to start the day however staff has to follow implementation of procedures that are not demonstrated by example. Obviously the stated vision of this school is not exuded by it's administrator when a child and/or staff is in need of one of the main "village" leaders."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2006-09-04
    "I read the other review, and I agree that the behavior of the older students was challenging last year, but this year has been great so far. All the students (even older ones) are in uniform, all come to community circle...it seems like all the hard work that was done last year is paying off and that things are really coming together. I love the way the older students sort of mentor the younger ones; this school has made amazing growth with very challenging kids in just one year. I'm proud to send my kids there, and they're proud to go there! All the adults really believe in our kids, and the kids are really starting to trust them."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2006-04-24
    "Sankofa Academy was a great concept school. The idea is that young people will become responsible for their own behavior, become surrounded by a caring and nurturing environment. However it turned into a behavior nightmare with the focus on Middle School. The teachers desperately need aids to help with children that are ready to move on in their education. The extracurricular activities did allow the children a chance to try new an exciting things like African Dance, and Drumming. I belive that parent involvementwas pretty good however parents have to feel that their child is getting everything that the need."
    Page 1 of 1
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Saman Behtash
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    510.­444.7653
    901 University Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    Amrik Ranu
    CENTURY 21 Alpha
    408.­324.6720
    5978 Silver Creek Valley Road
    Suite 50
    San Jose, CA 95138
    Truman Nhu
    CENTURY 21 A-1 Network
    408.­224.7100
    3111 McLaughlin Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95121
    Kay Wheeler
    CENTURY 21 Alpha
    408.­629.1101
    5978 Silver Creek Valley Road
    Suite 50
    San Jose, CA 95138
    Robert Kimel
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    510.­494.2106
    39180 Liberty Street, Ste 205
    Fremont, CA 94538
    Wayne Westphal
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­558.5200
    50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 110
    Millbrae, CA 94030
    Bonnie Yee of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Theresa Wong of Dream Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­558.5225
    50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 110
    Millbrae, CA 94030
    Yenfei Hsieh
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    510.­494.2109
    39180 Liberty Street, Ste 205
    Fremont, CA 94538
    Samuel Wilder
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    510.­494.2188
    39180 Liberty Street, Ste 205
    Fremont, CA 94538
    Cynthia Lai of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Dennis Szyndrowski
    CENTURY 21 Alpha
    408.­270.1575
    5978 Silver Creek Valley Road
    Suite 50
    San Jose, CA 95138
    Yen Pham-Nguyen
    CENTURY 21 A-1 Network
    408.­224.7100
    3111 McLaughlin Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95121
    Brooke Wayne
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    510.­457.8301
    901 University Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    Romeo Aurelio of Team Prestige
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­689.5888
    50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 110
    Millbrae, CA 94030
    Frances Kwan
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Weiyu Liao of Joe & Angela Real Estate Team
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    510.­299.0186
    39180 Liberty Street, Ste 205
    Fremont, CA 94538
    Feng Xue
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­689.5888
    50 Victoria Avenue, Suite 110
    Millbrae, CA 94030
    Bill Jelden
    CENTURY 21 Ability Realty
    510.­582.6474
    21550 Foothill Boulevard
    Hayward, CA 94541
    Cynthia Marquez
    CENTURY 21 Award
    858.­450.2100
    3202 Governor Drive #100
    San Diego, CA 92122
    Fatimah Lewis
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    510.­459.5914
    901 University Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    Jenny Huang
    CENTURY 21 Alpha
    408.­685.8974
    419 E. Hamilton Avenue
    Campbell, CA 95008
    Bharat Shah
    CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates
    510.­796.2100
    39180 Liberty Street, Ste 205
    Fremont, CA 94538
    Maria Brazelton
    CENTURY 21 Alpha
    408.­775.3775
    5978 Silver Creek Valley Road
    Suite 50
    San Jose, CA 95138