District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Oakland Unified School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

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Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Oakland Unified School District

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Current student
September 06, 2023
this school has a lot of strengths and a lot of challenges. . there's like one teacher that assigns way too much work (dont have them but have seen my friends work) and honestly almost all the other... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
September 06, 2023
Kids here tend to be extremely ableist and vape in the bathrooms. It is not a good school. Counselors aren't trustworthy in the slightest and tell anyone about your issues. This school is one where it... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
August 28, 2023
Best middle school experience Oakland has to offer, not even the private schools in town can compete. And that location with all those beautiful trees in that forest… oxygen rich secluded gem!
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