Oakland High School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Oakland High School serves 187 students in grades 9-12.
Oakland High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Oakland High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Oakland High School's student population of 187 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students187 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Oakland High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Oakland High School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2032 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
4%
2%
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Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
17%
23%
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Black
31%
4%
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White
30%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
15%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.770.64
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oakland High School is Insight School Of Washington (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wainwright (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reed (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Forks Insight School Of Washington Alternative School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,917 student
    0.7 miles
    411 South Spartan Ave
    Forks, WA 98331
    (253) 292-5817
    0.7 9-12 1,917
  • Tacoma Foss Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 791 students
    0.9 miles
    2112 S Tyler St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-7300
    0.9 9-12 791
  • Tacoma Madison Headstart
    Grades: PK-K | 7 students
    0.9 miles
    3102 S 43rd Street
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 571-1032
    0.9 PK-K 7
  • Tacoma Reed Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
    1.2 miles
    1802 S 36th St
    Tacoma, WA 98418
    (253) 571-6464
    1.2 PK-5 424
  • Tacoma Franklin Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
    1.3 miles
    1402 S Lawrence St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-1400
    1.3 PK-5 306

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