Oakland Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 126 public schools serving 50,090 students in Oakland Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Oakland Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Oakland Unified School District are Hillcrest Elementary School, Peralta Elementary School and Chabot Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Oakland Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Oakland Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Oakland Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
126 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
50,090 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
2,329 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Oakland Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 60% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1403 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Oakland Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oakland Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oakland Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
72%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Oakland Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.71
0.64
# American Indian Students
124 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6,751 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
14%
12%
# Hispanic Students
22,876 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
46%
54%
# Black Students
12,128 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
24%
5%
# White Students
5,040 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
10%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
462 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
2,709 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
4,943
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,115
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
4,093
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,033
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,949
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,933
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,847
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,688
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,582
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,572
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,595
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,360
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,297
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
83
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,945 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,336 is higher than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$699 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Oakland Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$768 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Oakland Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,945
$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Oakland Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,336
$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in Oakland Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Oakland Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #13 - 1413. - 14.
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: #1515.
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: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #21 - 2221. - 22.
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: #21 - 2221. - 22.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
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: #2525.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #2929.
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: #3030.
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
Rank: #3131.
Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
960 Tenth St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 874-3381
Grades: K-3
| 269 students
Rank: #3232.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1640 22nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 535-2857
Grades: K-5
| 654 students
Rank: #3333.
Urban Promise Academy
Math: 21% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3031 E. 18th St.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 436-3636
Grades: 6-8
| 372 students
Rank: #3434.
Coliseum College Prep Academy
Math: 18% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1390 66th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 639-3201
Grades: 6-12
| 475 students
Rank: #3535.
Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1926 19th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 535-2877
Grades: 6-8
| 548 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 50,090 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

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