It's an exciting time in Oakland as students and educators are elevating Oakland Unified School District to new levels of success and recognition.
Our students attend Quality Community Schools staffed by dedicated teachers and school leaders who are consistently finding innovative ways to serve the needs of every student while preparing them for success in college, career and community upon graduation from our schools.
Graduation Rate Rise 3.7 Percentage Points to 64.6% in 2015 (60.9% '14)
Graduation Rates Increase for All Oakland Students:
District-wide A-G Completion Rates Rise 5.8 percentage points, to 45.6% in 2015 (39.8% '14)
69.0% A-G Completion for African American Male Students at McClymonds High School
A-G Completion Rates for Latino Students Above 80%
Fun Fact: OUSD Schools with 2015 Cohort Graduation Rates Exceeding State Rate of 80%:
Their interviews and footage will be featured in an upcoming PBS NewsHour documentary!
Hundreds of OUSD supporters take part and net $128,000 for Oakland schools.
800 students from middle and high schools across Oakland Unified School District came together on Saturday afternoon, April 15 to be recognized for their hard word in and out of the classroom.
Restorative Mentoring is a unique pilot program in which middle school mentors from Alliance Academy visit nearby Reach Academy to model the practice of restorative justice and build community during recess and lunchtime.
As they prepared a three course lunch for visiting principals, two of Chef Isenberg’s students shared thoughts on their experience in the Culinary 2 class at the continuation school.
MCS is one of only five elementary schools with a dedicated newcomer teacher.
NOBCChe partnership provides students with mentors and unique learning opportunities.
Nadia talks about her plans for this year’s festival and what poetry means to her.