• Oakland High School plans and organizes all educational efforts around our Expected Student Learning Results (ESLRs), which set our students on a path of being engaged citizens and life-long learners.

    Upon graduation from Oakland High School, our Wildcats will be:

    Academic achievers who:
    • Master the essential skills of reading, writing, and mathematics
    • Employ higher level thinking skills such as analysis, synthesis, application, and evaluation 


    Self-directed, responsible individuals who:

    • Make well-informed and appropriate decisions
    • Assess their personal and academic strengths and interests to set achievable goals
    • Use imaginative ideas to create products or performances across the curriculum
    • Develop interests and leadership qualities through participation in student government and co-curricular activities such as clubs and teams


    Effective communicators who receive and express ideas through:

    • The use of technology to research and communicate ideas
    • Oral presentations, projects, performances and demonstrations
    • Interpersonal and intercultural communications and demonstrate the ability to:

      • identify and research the source of student issues and concerns.
      • posit necessary steps to making positive adjustments/change occur
      • write proposals that address concerns and possible solutions
      • present orally these proposals to the school’s governing bodies, such as Delegate Assembly (student), Principal Staff (faculty), School Site Council (faculty/student) and Faculty Council (faculty)


    Community participants who respect others by:

    • Behaving in an appropriate manner and resolving conflicts through positive actions
    • Demonstrating knowledge and appreciation of a diverse school population
    • Working in collaborative groups without prejudice or discrimination
    • Using student government to develop, express, and act on their concerns 
    • Improving the quality of life in both the school and greater community through service learning, classroom-related projects, and club activities