out of 10


Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 3
Test scores for low-income students

Resources:Looking for after school and summer programs? We can help »

Contact this school

School leader:  Leroy Gaines
1025 81st Avenue
Oakland, CA 94621-2455

School website
Facebook page
(510) 639-3344
(510) 639-3346
Nearby homes for sale

14 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?


Recent Comments

Overall: no rating
Submitted by a community member · April 16, 2010
Despite severe budget cutbacks, the facultry, parents and students have gone above and beyond to dedicate themselves to education.

Overall: no rating
Submitted by a parent · October 03, 2009
it is a wonderful mannerable children and the staff is great

Submitted by a parent · November 30, 2007
At Acorn Woodland my daughters feel safe, successful and happy. they enjoy the beautiful school, their teachers and her friends.

Submitted by a parent · May 31, 2005
This school is outstanding when it comes to reading. They really take it seriously. The school has several extracurricular activities and encourages family participation, by all not just immediate family. If I can't attend, the school welcomes... more

Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »

About this school

Our school community is rich in its diversity, currently serving 70% Latino, 9% African American, and 3% Asian students. 73% of our students are English Language Learners and 90% qualify for free or reduced lunch. ACORN Woodland Elementary is situated on a state-of-the-art 2,000,000 educational complex, which boasts a brand new joint-use public library, school garden, science classroom, media center, dance studio, music classroom, family resource center, community meeting space, teacher resource room, counseling center, reading intervention, resource and speech rooms, large field, outdoor science area, as well as an amphitheater. These resources have been allocated to support our vision of developing scholars who have the skills and determination to pursue higher education. We also provide wonderful services for our Acorn Woodland families. We offer parent workshops focused on helping families understand how to best support their children academically. Additionally, we have a robust parent leadership program where parents receive training on how to be highly effective leaders in the greater Acorn Woodland community. We believe that having healthy families and children is critical to achieving academic success and have made family health and wellness a focus for many of our parent programs. We offer a healthy cooking and eating class, which is supported by our partner, Champions for Change. Acorn Woodland also holds a weekly farmers market that provides our families and community with affordable, fresh organic fruits and vegetables. Furthermore, we offer families fitness opportunities, such as our parent-led Zumba classes and morning walks around the AWE track.


Find out what parents are saying about Acorn Woodland Elementary School


Nearby homes and rentals

Nearby schools

Last modified: January 5, 2016

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.

GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2016 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Acorn Woodland Elementary School
1025 81st Avenue, Oakland, CA  94621-2455
(510) 639-3344
Last modified Acorn Woodland Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Acorn Woodland Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top