4351 Brd.way
Oakland, CA 94611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Oakland Technical High School serves 1,961 students in grades 9-12.
Oakland Technical High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,961 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Oakland Technical High School's student population of 1,961 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,961 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
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School Rankings

Oakland Technical High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Oakland Technical High School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4187 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
19%
12%
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Hispanic
20%
56%
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Black
27%
5%
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White
24%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.79
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Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Oakland Technical High School?

The graduation rate of Oakland Technical High School is 93%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Oakland Technical High School?

1,961 students attend Oakland Technical High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

27% of Oakland Technical High School students are Black, 24% of students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Asian, and 10% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Oakland Technical High School?

Oakland Technical High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Oakland Technical High School offer ?

Oakland Technical High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Oakland Technical High School part of?

Oakland Technical High School is part of Oakland Unified School District.

School Calendar

View the Oakland Technical High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Spring Break
April 03, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break
April 04, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break
April 05, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break
April 06, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break
April 07, 2023 (Friday)

School Reviews

3   12/31/2021
Glad the demographics changed dramatically.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - H e r
3   6/16/2020
If you are a parent for the love of your own kids, well being just take them to a different highschool. this may seem like the best highschool in Oakland, but in reality, all other schools have inflated grading systems. C/o 2020 had countless teachers that straight up do not care about their students, and a few teachers that quit MID YEAR. this school is un-proportionally harder than another school in OUSD, making it much harder for them to get into California universities, as GPA''s are inflated. A top UC would compare 2 transcripts; one from OT and the other from skyline. the student from OT has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked top ~50 in their class (~50/450) and the other student from skyline would have a GPA of 3.9, however class rank 200/400. the universities cannot view the class ranks, and also does not know the difference between the two schools, ultimately selecting the student from skyline.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - K
5   2/28/2012
this school is the pits.My sons went there a few years ago and if I had it to do over again I would not have sent them there. My sons are white and were in classes above honors which the colleges did not recognize.One son dropped out the other graduated and did go to college . If I had it to do over again things would have been different.
- Posted by Parent - Tiger
2   1/5/2012
Loved going to school there. Graduated 1963.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kitso

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,961 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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