Schools in Oakland

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School Districts in Oakland

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Oakland Unified Public K - 12 139 45,662
Alameda County Office Of Education Public K - 12 8 2,400

Schools in Oakland

  • GreatSchools School Name Type Review Rating
    10 Lincoln Elementary School

    '3/5 kindergarten classrooms are ESL, >80% are on free or reduced price lunches with 200 families receiving a bag of groceries per week, all kids receive a free breakfast and some get dinner. We're...

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    10 Chabot Elementary School

    'Chabot offers a postitive, kid-centered environment for learning. Our children have had needs distinct from one another, so we've observed different approaches to offering kids ways to engage in...

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    10 Montclair Elementary School

    'Like other reviewers said, Montclair Elementary is a wonderful school in Oakland. All teachers, office staff and Principal Bloom were very supportive. The PTA did an amazing job. Very Impressed with...

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    10 Crocker Highlands Elementary School

    'I have nothing but positive feedback for this wonderful gem in our Oakland Hills! My son is a new fifth grader, after transfering from another elementary school.The transition wasn't smooth...

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    10 Peralta Elementary School

    'The teachers here are all very well-trained, and do a great job of making lessons with interesting subjects that the kids love. Being on the playground (which many parents do frequently) you can...

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    10 Hillcrest Elementary School

    'This is a really good school. The academics are very good - and the principal has made sure there has been a lot of professional development to ensure teachers are prepared for the switch to Common...

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    10 Thornhill Elementary School

    'My child is in third grade at Thornhill. We have been here since kindergarten. I like the teacher my child has. She is caring and supportive. The new Principal however, just hides out in his...

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    9 Cleveland Elementary School

    'Cleveland is amazing. The Eco-literacy program, the school garden and the fact that they teach (by example) the children to embrace diversity just a few of the things that make this school so...

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    9 Joaquin Miller Elementary School

    'Joaquin Miller Elementary School is thriving this year! Under the leadership of Ms. Smith, the school has a strong reading culture, and a STEAM focus. Students just completed a 10,000 Book...

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    8 Glenview Elementary School

    'We are headed into our last year at Glenview and couldn't be happier with our local neighborhood school! The new principal has been wonderful and the parent participation continues to grow every...

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    10 Hillcrest Elementary School

    'This is a really good school. The academics are very good - and the principal has made sure there has been a lot of professional development to ensure teachers are prepared for the switch to Common...

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    10 American Indian Public Charter School

    'American Indian has been such a great asset to my sons growth and development. His grades have improved based on their standards and commitment to his growth. My son has a lot further to go, and I...

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    10 Oakland Charter High School

    'It seems that my previous review was taken down for whatever reason, but as a graduate of OCHS, I feel that the very negative years that I (and others) experienced here should not be censured or...

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    9 Kipp Bridge Charter School

    'The teachers do a great job at teaching but they don't ever pick up the phone and notify parents of anything.The principle is respected by both students and parents but she does not follow through...

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    9 American Indian Public Charter School Ii

    'I let my kid go to this school because I heard lots of good feedback. But not at I thought as good as the feedback I heard. The school doesn t take any action even though couple of parents file...

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    9 Oakland Charter Academy

    'I love this school. My kids have never been so applied as they have been since coming here. The bad thing about websites like this is that anyone can post anything, including disgruntled teachers...

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    7 Oakland School For The Arts

    'I observed classrooms for a day at OSA and saw an astonishing amount of rudeness on the part od students to teachers with no respect to their basic humanity. the students had big egos about there...

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    7 Aspire Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy

    'The truth is this school is by far the best high school in Oakland if not the Bay Area. All students get accepted into 4-year colleges and universities. They have had 4 Bill & Melinda gates...

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    6 Aspire Eres Academy

    'This is an excellent school with a dedicated staff led by a superb principal. Students have made dramatic academic gains in the past four yeas since Aspire has taken over. Class sizes are small and...

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    6 Edna Brewer Middle School

    'My daughter is a 7th grader at Brewer and has been having a great experience so far. 6th grade was amazing- the teachers were so skilled and motivated. They really like the kids and it shows. The 6th...

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    10 American Indian Public High School

    'Best school for challenging, rigorous work! It stresses academics. Don't wanna work hard, don't enroll-period!'

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    7 Oakland School For The Arts

    'I observed classrooms for a day at OSA and saw an astonishing amount of rudeness on the part od students to teachers with no respect to their basic humanity. the students had big egos about there...

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    7 Aspire Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy

    'The truth is this school is by far the best high school in Oakland if not the Bay Area. All students get accepted into 4-year colleges and universities. They have had 4 Bill & Melinda gates...

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    5 Oakland Unity High School

    'Unity high is an excellent school where you can learn and have fun at the same time. You can learn with a lot, if understand something the teachers will offer their help during class or even after...

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    5 Oakland Military Institute, College Preparatory Academy

    'It is truly unfortunate the parent of June 2014 had the experience. There are over 700 students at Oakland Military Institute (OMI) and I'm sure a few families have found this is not the...

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    5 Oakland Technical High School

    'I have had 2 kids at this school. The demographic affects everything about this school. There are way too many kids for the administration to handle. This school SELLS you on the academies..but...

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    4 Bay Area Technology School

    'I'm not sure where this parent get's his/her information, but BayTech has two social studies/history teachers on staff. My daughter is currently enrolled in Ancient History and my son is taking...

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    4 Lighthouse Community Charter School

    'Lighthouse is a K-8 charter school in Oakland with a sister 9-12 charter school located on site. I am most impressed with the high standards for teaching, the emphasis on critical thinking and...

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    4 Envision Academy For Arts And Technology

    'I really like Envision. It's a small school, so I feel like my son won't get lost in the crowd. The project-based learning keeps him engaged. I've noticed him develop leadership skills working on...

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    4 East Oakland Leadership Academy High

    'The director gets a kick out of publicly humiliating the students and teachers. This is at the elementary and the high school. The school has very limited resources and teachers receive little to no...

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