Top 10 Best Oakland Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 168 public schools serving 67,080 students in Oakland, CA. Oakland has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Oakland, CA are Wildwood Elementary School, Havens Elementary School and Beach Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Oakland, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Oakland have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Oakland, CA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wildwood Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
301 Wildwood Ave
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2780
Grades: K-5
| 302 students
Rank: #22.
Havens Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
323 Highland Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2699
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #33.
Beach Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
100 Lake Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2666
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #44.
Piedmont Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
740 Magnolia Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2668
Grades: 6-8
| 665 students
Rank: #55.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
30 Marguerite Dr.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 879-1270
Grades: K-8
| 387 students
Rank: #66.
Piedmont High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
800 Magnolia Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2626
Grades: 9-12
| 813 students
Rank: #77.
Peralta Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
460 63rd St.
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 654-7365
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #88.
Chabot Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6686 Chabot Rd.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-4884
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #99.
Crocker Highlands Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
525 Midcrest Rd.
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 451-5900
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: #1010.
Thornhill Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5880 Thornhill Dr.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 339-6800
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #1111.
Montclair Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1757 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 339-6100
Grades: K-5
| 634 students
Rank: #1212.
Kaiser Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25 S. Hill Ct.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 549-4900
Grades: K-5
| 274 students
Rank: #1313.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
225 11th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 874-3372
Grades: K-5
| 744 students
Rank: #1414.
Cleveland Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
745 Cleveland St.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 874-3600
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #1515.
Joaquin Miller Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5525 Ascot Dr.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 531-6688
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #1616.
Claremont Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5750 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-7337
Grades: 6-8
| 474 students
Rank: #1717.
Glenview Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4215 La Cresta Ave.
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 531-6677
Grades: K-5
| 455 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Redwood Heights Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4401 39th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-6644
Grades: K-5
| 362 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Sequoia Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3730 Lincoln Ave.
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 531-6696
Grades: K-5
| 436 students
Rank: #2020.
Edna Brewer Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3748 13th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 531-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 805 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Community Day Middle School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4917 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 11 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Gateway To College At Laney College
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
900 Fallon St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 464-3592
Grades: 9-12
| 90 students
Rank: #2323.
Oakland Technical High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
4351 Brd.way
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 450-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,998 students
Rank: #2424.
Acorn Woodland Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1025 81st Ave.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 639-3344
Grades: K-5
| 300 students
Rank: #2525.
Ralph J. Bunche High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1240 18th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 874-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 100 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Manzanita Seed Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2409 E. 27th St.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 535-2832
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Think College Now
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2825 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 532-5500
Grades: K-5
| 307 students
Rank: #2828.
Bella Vista Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 E. 28th St.
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 436-4900
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #2929.
Melrose Leadership Academy
Math: 27% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4730 Fleming Ave.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 535-3832
Grades: K-8
| 508 students
Rank: #3030.
Esperanza Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10315 E St.
Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 639-3367
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #3131.
Montera Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
5555 Ascot Dr.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 531-6070
Grades: 6-8
| 774 students
Rank: #3232.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
915 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 874-3354
Grades: K-5
| 702 students
Rank: #3333.
Burckhalter Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3994 Burckhalter Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 729-7700
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
Rank: #3434.
Laurel Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3750 Brown Ave.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-6868
Grades: K-5
| 510 students
Rank: #3535.
La Escuelita Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Third Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 874-7762
Grades: K-8
| 417 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Oakland, California

Oakland, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2125 Jefferson Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 486-8133
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
6005 Stafford Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(323) 584-9033
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
9736 Lawlor St
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 729-7713
Grades: 6-8
| 17 students
8610 Macarthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 879-3010
Grades: 9-12
| 195 students
2607 Myrtle St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 879-3030
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
6200 San Pablo Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 658-2900
Grades: 6-12
| 213 students
8711 Macarthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 457-6900
Grades: 6-8
| 32 students
8711 Macarthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 457-6900
Grades: K-5
| 72 students
1333 Broadway Suite 235
Oakland, CA 94612
Grades: K-5
| 43 students
3800 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 285-7511
Grades: K-8
| 208 students
2607 Seminary Ave
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 562-5238
Grades: 9-12
| 55 students
8610 Macarthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 639-1466
Grades: 9-12
| 185 students
Far West (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
5263 Broadway Terr.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-7116
Grades: 6-12
| 157 students
5263 Broadway Terr.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 879-1580
Grades: 6-12
| 212 students
4610 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 879-3020
Grades: 10-12
| 140 students
8000 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 568-0500
Grades: K-6
| 153 students
1700 28th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 879-1240
Grades: K-5
| 123 students
Hillside Academy (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
2369 84th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 879-0131
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
1936 Courtland Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 533-9790
Grades: K-8
| 205 students
2035 40th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 879-1280
Grades: K-5
| 230 students
991 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 879-2421
Grades: 5-8
| 221 students
2607 Myrtle St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 879-3030
Grades: 6-8
| 97 students
746 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 879-1300
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
8601 Macarthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 879-3010
Grades: 9-12
| 486 students
1881 Cunningham Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612
(408) 937-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 199 students
6701 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 879-1340
Grades: K-5
| 160 students
8601 Macarthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 633-0750
Grades: 9-12
| 131 students
4610 Foothill Blvd
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 434-5233
Grades: 9-12
| 332 students
3400 Malcolm Ave
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 639-3275
Grades: K-5
| 184 students
4730 Fleming Ave
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 879-1390
Grades: K-5
| 224 students
2607 Myrtle St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 879-3030
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4610 Foothill Blvd
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 434-5257
Grades: 9-12
| 265 students
12500 Campus Dr.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 436-2493
Grades: 9-12
| 103 students
7850 Earhart Rd
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 633-6375
Grades: 9-12
| 111 students
2405 West 14th Street, Bldg 79
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 267-3939
Grades: 7-12
| 342 students
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