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9-12
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Murfreesboro, TN
Students enrolled: 1,838
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2225 Patriot Dr
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

(615) 904-3780
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June 22, 2014
Oakland High has a culture that nurtures academic achievement. I can't think of a another that I would want my children to attend.

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2014
I am currently an Oakland High School senior, and I would give it six stars if I could. I stand firmly by the statement that OHS will give you the most well-rounded and personalized high school education out of all 6 high schools in the city of Murfreesboro. The faculty and students are in general dripping with benevolence and love. The faculty as a whole are working to help students achieve their greatest potential. A few other reviews complained of subpar faculty and administration, and I would have to agree to an extent. The administration can be sometimes arrogant as a whole, but most of the time they do a good job and are fantastic people. The teachers are hit or miss(generally try to avoid coaches of any sport), but when you get a good one they do an incredible job of teaching and doing anything to help the students(staying extra un-paid hours, etc.). Sports are excellent(check the stats), clubs are generally good, and the academic programs simply take the cake. IB, engineering, art; they all rock. Not to mention about half of the building is just a few years old. A high school experience is what you make of it, and OHS is a great place to make it an amazing one.

- submitted by a student
February 17, 2014
Oakland High School is a hidden gem. We are moving just so our son can go to this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2013
I currently go to oakland high and I can definitely say that if you're going there to participate in IB, it's great. The teachers and staff of the IB program really challenge you and help you out if you need it. Musical education is fine this year and so are many of the sports.

- submitted by a student
July 30, 2013
This was a first year here for our kids & the teachers want to help the students at times and other times they don't. I was in the middle of the road till midway in the school year when a teacher told her class she wasn't sure why the principle was still running the school she hates kids. I was not impressed by the principle either but, in a classroom setting w/ kids is not the place to talk about things like that.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2013
administration doesn't take effort to improve the student body activities. school events are plain and simple no frills. yearbooks are awful. school lacks originality . boring school but students are nice.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2010
The leadership is excellent as they focus on academics. They have the IB program which is very rigorous and a challenge for students seeking tough courses. The school offers good athletics to students. The staff are very responsive and proactive on safety and discipline issues.

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December 08, 2009
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no rating November 19, 2009
i currently go to Oakland..i moved there a couple of months ago...and i love it...its a really nice place to go..they are on top of things...when someone asks me do i miss my old skool i say no i only miss my friends...but Oakland is the place to be!!!!

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November 13, 2009
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August 24, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
Emphasis was placed on passing students whether they met the basic requirements to graduate or not. Very little discipline in the school. Very poor communication.

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2009
Oakland High School is amazing! You should definitely be jealous of students here if you do not have the awesome opportunity to attend. :)

- submitted by a student
December 06, 2008
I currently attend Oakland and i have to say, the school, teachers, athletics and fellowship of students is excellent. Our football team just won the state championship tonight and I am ecstatic. If you are considering coming to Oakland, I strongly encourage you to do so. As we say at Oakland, 'OHS, the baddest team from east to west.' I am thrilled to say that Oakland is my Alma Mater.

- submitted by a student
no rating August 23, 2008
We rezoned out of Riverdale to put our daughter in the IB program at Oakland. My daughter loves the students and the school. The band program is awesome under Ty Jessup and Ms Warner!! This school has been an excellent move for us-we have no regrets!

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2008
This is the best high school I could ever imagine going to. I am now a sophomore at Oakland and couldn't be happier. I had wonderful teachers last year and can't wait to meet my new ones. But the main person who makes our school great is our principal. He is new to the school but has definetly turned it around. I am honored tosay I am a student at Oakland.

- submitted by a student
April 16, 2008
Our son is a freshman in the IB program and is having a great year at Oakland. The teachers are strong, the sports programs are very good. Our kids have gone to school in New York and Minnesota and so far we are having the best experience in Murfreesboro.

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January 12, 2008
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November 06, 2007
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September 15, 2007
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June 25, 2007
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- submitted by a student
April 17, 2007
I attended OHS as a freshman in the 2005-2006 school. The school was wonderful and I miss it dearly! The extra curricular activities were varied and encouraged. At the same time academics were the focus. I was in 3 honors classes and 2 advanced honors classes. Their class types suit any learning level, from remedial to advanced. I miss Oakland very much, but feel privileged to have attended such an esteemed school.

- submitted by a former student
December 14, 2006
my daughter is a sophomore at ohs. she has been since her freshman year. I would recommend ohs to anyone. she is in honor classes, plays soccer, and runs cross country. she makes good grades and when grades slip I email her teachers and we have a conference. I have met 3 teachers before school so they can accomadate my schedule. I find the teachers overworked but they still have time to care about my student and meet with me at my convience. WOW what a school

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2006
I really don't like this school. Most of my teachers are mean and kind of rude. The seniors think their better than everyone else. The principal is ok. Parents don't really get involved.

- submitted by a parent
July 02, 2006
I am an OHS junior who really loves my school. One thing that I love about Oakland is the sense of family that we have. We all get along and are friends. Oakland has great teachers who make the classroom fun and have no problem working with students to help them through their classes. Oakland has great extra curricular activities compiled of talented kids from every end of the spectrum. We great arts programs complete with an accomplished marching and concert band, theatre department that always puts on a good show, chorus and chamber choir who can really sing, and a visual arts department that has very talented artists. We also have great things going on in sports. We have a wrestling team, basketball team, baseball team, and a swimming team that are some of the best in the area. OHS is an awesome school that really deserves more credit.

- submitted by a student
February 28, 2005
I find the education at Oakland is appalling. The teachers are anguished and have a lack of judge of character. The extracurricular activities are often average and in several cases mediocre, having little involvement from teachers or parents alike. I find that very few parents care take part in the school run activities, with only a handful of exceptions. Overall, this facility's quality is deteriorating anually and I intend to transfer to the neighboring school.

- submitted by a student
December 09, 2004
I attended Oakland as a high school stundent and was thrilled to learn my child hold choosen to attend Oakland instead of going to Siegel with his friends he is now in the 10th grade and has learn more than alot of his friends at Siegel,Oakland has always been a outstanding school and always will.

- submitted by a former student
November 15, 2004
I attend oakland high school and I am a freshman I get a great education there but the teachers are very impersonable and do not care about the students grade...its a good school but not the greatest teachers.

- submitted by a student
August 03, 2004
Oakland High School is one of the best schools in my book! I am a former student of Oakland. The staff and teachers made my high school experience a memorable one. They also prepared me for what was to come after high school. Most of them don't treat you like teenagers but like people. They understand the needs of teens. I would recommend Oakland to anyone who asked not only for their kindness but for the security of knowing there is always someone there willing to help.

- submitted by a former student
June 16, 2004
Oakland was an excellent school to prepare students for the real world. The teachers are outstanding and want students to grow. There are many areas for students to be involved both academically and socially--both are great for student growth. The teachers take their jobs seriously and encourage students to do their best in preparation for college. The school is exceptional. I would be proud to send my children to Oakland!

- submitted by a student
June 04, 2004
I was a former student at Oakland and heres what I have to say about the school. Overall the school is o.k but yet while in school I had some of the greatest roll models I have ever had in my life so I would like to take a second and names some of the best teachers I think that are at oakland Mr.Benefeild he was always laid back and willing to talk to you about anything, Mr.Rohling that man truely cares about every kid that comes in his class and never left anyone behind unless they were just 100% unwilling, and last but not least Mr.Picklesimer he always told me about the real world and prepared me for it more than anyone.

- submitted by a former student
September 11, 2003
This is an excellent high school with a dedicated group of teachers and administrators. Loads of high quality extra curicular activities and very good sports programs. High percentage of merit scholars, scholarship recipients, and even several baseball players drafted directly from high school team. Routinely sends students to the service academies. I don't understand the other parents comment about petty rules. All rules my sons encountered were definitely grounded in safety and good order. We were proud as parents with our association and experiences at Oakland High School.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
Oakland is an awesome school! There are many programs for the students to join and get involved in and they also have many wonderful teachers and I feel very safe sending my child there every day! Keep up the great work Oakland High!

- submitted by a parent
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Oakland High School
2225 Patriot Dr, Murfreesboro, TN  37130
(615) 904-3780
Last modified Oakland High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Oakland High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top