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Oakland Unified School District

Asian Pacific Islander Student Achievement

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.

Our Values

  • 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.

Our Strategies

  • 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.

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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