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3709 E 12th St

Oakland, CA 94601

(510) 879-3140

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 440

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Ascend School

Ascend is an incredible school with an incredibly dedicated staff! It truly is a cornerstone of the Fruitvale community and I am so impressed by our school's commitment to providing the highest quality education to our students.

Posted by a teacher on 05/09/13

Ascend has a very strong parent involvement and feels like a big family.They have excellent teacher staff and has a great after school program lead by Oakland LEAF. I am very happy my son is in a warm and nurturing & learning environment.

Posted by a parent on 02/12/10

All the personal from Ascend school are working hard for a better education for our childrens.The principal Ms. Adams all the time take care about the students and parents concerns I feel lucky that my son study at Ascend school.

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

ASCEND is an interesting arts-integrated school. The children are exposed to art, music, and a very diverse staff. Many of the students have been there from K-8! It could use more teachers of color to omplement the majoritively Latino student population.

Posted by a parent on 06/24/09

I love this school it has improve so much in the last couple years. My son is in first grade and is reading really well. I hope we kept on moving up. Well that is what our name stands for anyways.

Posted by a parent on 09/29/08

What I admire most about Ascend is Principal Adam. She is wonderful! I have never seen any principal like her. Trust me, I have met quiet a few. She is knowledgeable about each of her students, and she is like a pit bull. She does not give up on any of them. I give her a A+++++. She really rocks! ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/18/08

The teachers are amazing. Dedicated and enthusiastic. The principal works so hard. She is patient and thoughtful and does too much work. The arts at this school are the best - kids do art and music in every grade. They have made tremendous improvements in every area. If every school in OUSD was ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/21/07

I have never seen a school with more caring teachers. The children are safe and loved - not to mention how much they are learning!

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Test scores for Ascend School

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Test Year: 2012
Ascend School
Oakland Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Oakland schools — Ascend School is located at 3709 E 12th St, Oakland CA 94601. 3709 E 12th St is in the 94601 ZIP code in Oakland, CA The school district for Ascend School is the Oakland Unified School District. Ascend School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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