Oakland High School

Oakland High School serves 1,928 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Oakland High School operates within the Rutherford County School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1928 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,928 students
Oakland High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Oakland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 115 teachers
Oakland High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Oakland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Oakland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
2%
Oakland High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
9%
8%
Oakland High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
26%
23%
Oakland High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
61%
65%
Oakland High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Oakland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Oakland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.26
Oakland High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
51%
Oakland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Oakland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,495 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,649 is less than the state average of $8,707. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,043 is less than the state average of $8,563. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Rutherford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
8
Number of Students Managed 41,495 3,515
Rutherford County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 83%
Rutherford County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $288 MM $30 MM
Rutherford County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $303 MM $29 MM
Rutherford County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,649 $8,707
Rutherford County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,043 $8,563
Rutherford County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Daniel Mckee Alternative School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oakland Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Pittard Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MurfreesboroOakland Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1095 students853 Dejarnette La
    MurfreesboroTN 37130
    (615)904-6760
    0.36-81095
  • MurfreesboroJohn Pittard Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 1063 students745 Dejarnett La
    MurfreesboroTN 37130
    (615)893-2313
    0.4KG-61063
  • MurfreesboroDaniel Mckee Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 36 students2623 Halls Hill Pk
    MurfreesboroTN 37130
    (615)890-2282
    1.86-1236
  • Murfreesboro The Discovery School @ Reeves-rogers
    Magnet School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 418 students1807 Greenland Dr
    MurfreesboroTN 37130
    (615)895-4973
    2.1PK-6418
  • MurfreesboroNorthfield Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 669 students550 West Northfield Bl
    MurfreesboroTN 37129
    (615)895-7324
    2.5PK-6669

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