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Oakland, CA
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1800 98th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94603

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(510) 639-2893
(510) 639-3387
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July 11, 2011
Alliance academy is a very good school and some teachers are strict but they will push you so you get better grades and they expect very high expectations!!! I hope they never shut down Alliance academy.

- submitted by a community member

June 02, 2010
Alliance Academy, like many East Oakland flat land schools, has had its challenges. What is unique about the current school are the many dedicated teachers who choose to teach there. This school has gone through many changes, but with some strong dedicated leadership, could be on the path to accomplish great things. The physical campus itself needs a lot of work, as well as the classrooms. However, this campus has ascended from the days of the original Elmhurst Middle School. That reminded me of East Side High in the movie Lean on Me. So despite being on the CA Persistently Failing Schools List, there are positive gains being made. Those gains can't be measured by test scores. There is also an excellent music program comparable to music programs in wealthier communities. The Alliance/ECP Jazz Ensemble students won first place (GOLD) at a CA jazz competition in Southern CA. That was a

- submitted by a teacher

March 10, 2010
This school is awesome best teachers(no offense) i hope they don't shut us down

- submitted by a student

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Alliance Academy is committed to developing and maintaining a school culture that is dedicated to excellence. Alliance Academy, a 6th through 8th grade middle school located on the Elmhurst campus, provides: a rigorous, standards-based education that prepares our student to excel in high school and college and to be competitive in the world beyond; a safe environment where students are able to develop academically and socially; a quality staff that holds every student to a high level of expectation while building positive relationships; a culture where every student carries the Torch of Excellence that embodies talent, organization, respect, positive character and hard work; and a collective community where parents, students, and educators make decisions for the future of our students. With a community effort, we can ensure our students will be destined to fulfill their dreams.


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Alliance Academy
1800 98th Avenue, Oakland, CA  94603
(510) 639-2893
Last modified Alliance Academy is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Alliance Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top