Cohort Overview

  • Cohort I

    • Merger: The co-located Elmhurst Community Prep and Alliance Academy schools were merged into one larger school, Elmhurst United Middle School, that has increased its overall enrollment and is thriving.
    • Merger: The co-located Futures Elementary and Community United Elementary are in the planning process now to be merged starting in the 2021-22 school year.
    • Closure: Roots International Academy was closed and the rising sixth and seventh graders were transferred to higher performing schools.
    • Expansion: Coliseum College Prep Academy doubled the size of its incoming 6th grade class (using the former Roots campus).
    • Expansion: MetWest High School was expanded to include a freshman class that doubled in size, with 44 students on the new MetWest Ericka Huggins campus located at Westlake Middle School.


    Cohort II

    • Merger: Kaiser Elementary and Sankofa Elementary are being merged on the Sankofa campus.
    • Merger: Oakland School of Language (SOL) and Frick Impact Academy are being merged on the Frick campus.
    • Expansion: Melrose Leadership Academy’s successful program is being expanded to two separate campuses.
    • Redesign: Fruitvale Elementary is being redesigned to expand the student body and improve academics.