Oakland High School

Oakland High School serves 1,838 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Oakland High School operates within the Rutherford County School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1838 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,838 students
Oakland High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Oakland High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oakland High School Students 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 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Oakland High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Oakland High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
7%
Oakland High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
24%
24%
Oakland High School Black (1988-2012)
White
64%
66%
Oakland High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oakland High School Sch Ethnicity Oakland High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.53 0.69
Oakland High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
36%
48%
Oakland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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 (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 39,608 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Rutherford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
7
Number of Students Managed 39,608 3,721
Rutherford County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 89% 80%
Rutherford County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $269 MM n/a
Rutherford County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $339 MM n/a
Rutherford County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,225 $0
Rutherford County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,101 $0
Rutherford County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Daniel Mckee Alternative School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Oakland Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Pittard Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Murfreesboro Oakland Middle School
    853 Dejarnette Ln
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37130
    (615)904-6760
    0.2  mi  |  993  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Murfreesboro John Pittard Elementary School
    745 Dejarnett
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37130
    (615)893-2313
    0.4  mi  |  992  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Murfreesboro Daniel Mckee Alternative School
    Alternative School
    2623 Halls Hill
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37130
    (615)890-2282
    Alternative School
    1.8  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Murfreesboro Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award The Discovery School @ Reeves-rogers
    Magnet School
    1807 Greenland
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37130
    (615)895-4973
    Magnet School
    2.1  mi  |  428  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Murfreesboro Northfield Elementary School
    550 West Northfield
    Murfreesboro , TN , 37129
    (615)895-7324
    2.5  mi  |  695  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Murfreesboro, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.18, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Murfreesboro is Ruth Bowdoin Preschool At Bellwood. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.