Oakland Unified School District

1000 Brd.way Ste. 300
Oakland, CA 94607-4099
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

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%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 85 public schools serving 35,352 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 28% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
85 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
35,352 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
1,841 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Oakland Unified School District, which is ranked #1363 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 63% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#589 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Oakland Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
34%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
72%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Oakland Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.73
0.63
# American Indian Students
89 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
4,630 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
13%
12%
# Hispanic Students
15,640 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
44%
56%
# Black Students
7,789 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
22%
5%
# White Students
3,960 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
11%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
349 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,884 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
3,337
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,069
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,064
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,047
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,029
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,950
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,362
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,302
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,282
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,275
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,508
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,402
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,725
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,811 is higher than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,003 is higher than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$736 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$707 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,811
$19,734
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,003
$19,832
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Oakland Unified School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Life Academy
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2101 35th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 534-0282
Grades: 6-12
| 464 students
Rank: #22.
Coliseum College Prep Academy
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1390 66th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 639-3201
Grades: 6-12
| 599 students
Rank: n/an/a
1025 81st Ave.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 639-3344
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: n/an/a
3670 Penniman Ave.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 535-2812
Grades: K-5
| 354 students
Rank: n/an/a
1025 E. 28th St.
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 436-4900
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
Rank: n/an/a
3700 Coolidge Ave.
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 531-6400
Grades: 6-9
| 557 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bridges Academy
1325 53rd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 535-3876
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: n/an/a
401 Jones Ave.
Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 639-3310
Grades: K-5
| 213 students
Rank: n/an/a
3550 64th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 729-7771
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
3994 Burckhalter Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 729-7700
Grades: K-5
| 193 students
Rank: n/an/a
11900 Campus Dr.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-4900
Grades: K-5
| 227 students
Rank: n/an/a
8601 Macarthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 639-1466
Grades: 9-12
| 749 students
Rank: n/an/a
6686 Chabot Rd.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-4884
Grades: K-5
| 568 students
Rank: n/an/a
5750 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 654-7337
Grades: 6-8
| 498 students
Rank: n/an/a
745 Cleveland St.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 874-3600
Grades: K-5
| 403 students
Rank: n/an/a
Community Day
Alternative School
4917 Mountain Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-6800
Grades: 6-12
| 19 students
Rank: n/an/a
6701 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 639-2850
Grades: K-5
| 299 students
Rank: n/an/a
525 Midcrest Rd.
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 451-5900
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dewey Academy
Alternative School
1111 2nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 874-3660
Grades: 9-12
| 195 students
Rank: n/an/a
8000 Birch St.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 636-8217
Grades: K-5
| 326 students
Rank: n/an/a
3748 13th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 531-6600
Grades: 6-8
| 812 students
Rank: n/an/a
1800 98th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 639-2888
Grades: 6-8
| 726 students
Rank: n/an/a
4803 Lawton Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 654-7373
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: n/an/a
1025 81st Ave.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 639-3350
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: n/an/a
10315 E St.
Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 639-3367
Grades: K-5
| 378 students
Rank: n/an/a
915 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 874-3354
Grades: K-5
| 586 students
Rank: n/an/a
10315 E St.
Oakland, CA 94603
(510) 639-3377
Grades: K-5
| 213 students
Rank: n/an/a
Fremont High School
4610 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 434-5257
Grades: 9-12
| 927 students
Rank: n/an/a
2845 64th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 729-7736
Grades: 6-8
| 337 students
Rank: n/an/a
3200 Boston Ave.
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 535-2840
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
Rank: n/an/a
6701 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 636-0520
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: n/an/a
1640 22nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 535-2857
Grades: K-5
| 604 students
Rank: n/an/a
900 Fallon St.
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 464-3592
Grades: 9-12
| 78 students
Rank: n/an/a
4215 La Cresta Ave.
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 531-6677
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: n/an/a
Global Family
2035 40th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 879-1280
Grades: K-5
| 449 students
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 85 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 35,352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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