• Our Vision

    All Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) students will find joy in their academic experience while graduating with the skills to ensure they are caring, competent, fully-informed, critical thinkers who are prepared for college, career, and community success.



    • Students First: We support students by providing multiple learning opportunities to ensure students feel respected and heard.

    • Equity: We provide everyone access to what they need to be successful.

    • Excellence: We hold ourselves to uncompromising standards to achieve extraordinary outcomes.

    • Integrity: We are honest, trustworthy and accountable.

    • Cultural Responsiveness: We resist assumptions and biases and see the gift of every student and adult.



    • Fostering a positive cultural and academic identity using a culturally responsive teaching and learning approach.
    • Growing a culture of belonging for BIPOC students & families
    • Modeling and scaling culturally responsive practices
    • Tiered case management and advocacy
    • Youth and Family leadership development & academic empowerment.

Contact Us

  • Arab, Asian & Pacific Islander Student Achievement
    Frick Middle School
    2845 64th Ave - Music Building
    Oakland, CA 94605






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    Arab Asian Pacific Islander Student Achievement is a targeted initiative of the Oakland Unified School District's Office of Equity.


    To learn more about the Office of Equity and other targeted initiatives, visit www.ousd.org/equity.