Top 10 Best Oakland Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 162 public schools serving 66,918 students in Oakland, CA (there are 54 private schools, serving 9,302 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Oakland, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%. 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 34% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (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 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Oakland, CA Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 264 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
| 444 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
| 264 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
| 586 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
| 394 students
Rank: #66.
Piedmont High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
800 Magnolia Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 594-2626
Grades: 9-12
| 839 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
| 347 students
Rank: #88.
Francophone Charter School Of Oakland
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9736 Lawlor St.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 394-4110
Grades: K-8
| 311 students
Rank: #99.
Chabot Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6686 Chabot Rd.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-4884
Grades: K-5
| 568 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 452 students
Rank: #1111.
Thornhill Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5880 Thornhill Dr.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 339-6800
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #1212.
Aspire Benjamin Holt College Preparatory Academy
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3201 E. Morada Ln.
Oakland, CA 94606
(209) 955-1477
Grades: 9-12
| 572 students
Rank: #1313.
Montclair Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1757 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 339-6100
Grades: K-5
| 605 students
Rank: #1414.
Aspire Vincent Shalvey Academy
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10038 Hwy. 99 E. Frontage Rd.
Oakland, CA 94606
(209) 931-5399
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #1515.
Downtown Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2000 Dennison St.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 535-1580
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #1616.
Aspire River Oaks Charter
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1801 Pyrenees Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(209) 956-8100
Grades: K-5
| 423 students
Rank: #1717.
American Indian Public Charter Ii
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
171 12th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 893-8701
Grades: K-8
| 659 students
Rank: #1818.
Oakland School For The Arts
Charter School
Math: 54% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
530 18th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 873-8800
Grades: 6-12
| 801 students
Rank: #1919.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
225 11th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 874-3372
Grades: K-5
| 738 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| 403 students
Rank: #2121.
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
| 430 students
Rank: #2222.
Oakland Unity High School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6038 Brann St.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 635-7170
Grades: 9-12
| 372 students
Rank: #2323.
American Indian Public High School
Charter School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
746 Grand Ave.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 893-8701
Grades: 9-12
| 446 students
Rank: #2424.
Oakland Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2433 Coolidge Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 436-0101
Grades: 9-12
| 459 students
Rank: #2525.
Aspire Benjamin Holt Middle School
Charter School
Math: 47% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3293 E. Morada Ln.
Oakland, CA 94606
(209) 437-9899
Grades: 6-8
| 575 students
Rank: #2626.
Claremont Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5750 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-7337
Grades: 6-8
| 498 students
Rank: #2727.
American Indian Public Charter
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
171 12th St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 893-8701
Grades: 6-8
| 240 students
Rank: #2828.
Aspire Antonio Maria Lugo Academy
Charter School
Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6100 Carmelita Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(323) 585-1153
Grades: K-6
| 415 students
Rank: #2929.
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
| 473 students
Rank: #3030.
East Bay Innovation Academy
Charter School
Math: 49% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3400 Malcolm Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 577-9557
Grades: 6-12
| 630 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
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
| 358 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
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
| 439 students
Rank: #3333.
Conservatory Of Vocal/instrumental Arts High School
Charter School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12500 Campus Dr. Bldg. D
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 328-1119
Grades: 9-12
| 55 students
Rank: #3434.
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
| 812 students
Rank: #3535.
Leadership Public Schools - Hayward Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
28000 Calaroga Ave.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 300-1340
Grades: 9-12
| 614 students
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Oakland, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1800 98th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 639-2893
Grades: 6-8
| 287 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
3313 Coffee Rd.
Oakland, CA 94606
(209) 544-8722
Grades: K-5
| 250 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
4917 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 9 students
3800 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 285-7511
Grades: K-8
| 208 students
2614 Seminary Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 562-5238
Grades: K-8
| 111 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
25 S. Hill Ct.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 549-4900
Grades: K-5
| n/a 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
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