Oakland Unified School District

1000 Brd.way Ste. 300
Oakland, CA 94607-4099
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 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 2022-23 school year, there are 69 public elementary schools serving 26,572 students in Oakland Unified School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in California.
Public Elementary Schools in Oakland Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the California public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary 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. Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public elementary school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
85 Schools
7,665 Schools
# Students
35,352 Students
3,871,919 Students
# Teachers
1,841 Teachers
171,984 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 60% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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
0.73
0.63
# American Indian Students
89 Students
18,392 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
4,630 Students
439,145 Students
% Asian Students
13%
11%
# Hispanic Students
15,640 Students
2,140,830 Students
% Hispanic Students
44%
55%
# Black Students
7,789 Students
202,292 Students
% Black Students
22%
5%
# White Students
3,960 Students
842,986 Students
% White Students
11%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
349 Students
16,131 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,884 Students
211,097 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
3,337
456,228
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,069
423,245
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,064
429,437
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,047
436,245
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,029
443,976
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,950
446,275
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,362
437,706
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,302
323,905
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,282
327,660
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,275
37,889
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,508
35,363
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,402
35,125
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,725
38,865
# 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 grown by 41% 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 grown by 41% 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 Elementary Schools (2022-23)

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
| 394 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
| 347 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
| 568 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
| 452 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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
| 276 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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
| 446 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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
| 298 students
Rank: #1818.
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
| 439 students
Rank: #1919.
Melrose Leadership Academy
Math: 27% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4730 Fleming Ave.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 535-3832
Grades: K-8
| 635 students
Rank: #2020.
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
| 378 students
Rank: #2121.
Montera Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5555 Ascot Dr.
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 531-6070
Grades: 6-8
| 633 students
Rank: #2222.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
915 Foothill Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 874-3354
Grades: K-5
| 586 students
Rank: #2323.
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
| 193 students
Rank: #2424.
Laurel Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3750 Brown Ave.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-6868
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #2525.
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
| 408 students
Rank: #2626.
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-5
| 352 students
Rank: #2727.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1640 22nd Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 535-2857
Grades: K-5
| 604 students
Rank: #2828.
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
| 379 students
Rank: #2929.
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
| 599 students
Rank: #3030.
Roosevelt Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1926 19th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
(510) 535-2877
Grades: 6-8
| 615 students
Rank: #3131.
Howard Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8755 Fontaine St.
Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 639-3244
Grades: K-6
| 273 students
Rank: #3232.
Carl B. Munck Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11900 Campus Dr.
Oakland, CA 94619
(510) 531-4900
Grades: K-5
| 227 students
Rank: #3333.
Greenleaf Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6328 E. 17th St.
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 636-1400
Grades: K-8
| 639 students
Rank: #3434.
Life Academy
Math: 13% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2101 35th Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 534-0282
Grades: 6-12
| 464 students
Rank: #35 - 3735. - 37.
Fruitvale Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 Boston Ave.
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 535-2840
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • 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
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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