Schools in Oakland

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School Districts in Oakland

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Piedmont City Unified UNIFIED PK-12 6
Castro Valley Unified School District UNIFIED K-12 15
Alameda City Unified School District UNIFIED K-12 22
Berkeley Unified School District UNIFIED K-12 18
San Leandro Unified School District UNIFIED K-12 13
Oakland Unified School District UNIFIED PK-12 89
Emery Unified UNIFIED K-12 2
Sbc - Aspire Public Schools UNKNOWN K-12
East Bay Regional Occupational Agency (Rop) UNKNOWN 9-12

Schools in Oakland

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    10 Peralta Elementary School

    Love the field trips, the gardens, the good communication and my first grader is learning sign language!

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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 Chabot Elementary School

    As one reviewer expressed, grades K-2 are amazing for students. My child is now in the 3rd grade and my feelings and views have dramatically changed. The principle is neither engaging socially with...

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    10 Crocker Highlands Elementary School

    At this school kids are not motivated to learn. I went here and I did not like how everyone was rude to teachers and their fellow students. When there is a problem no one will actually help you solve...

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    10 Yu Ming Charter School

    We have two daughters who attend Yu Ming Charter School. The teacher and parent community is highly involved in creating the most conducive learning environment for the students. Watching our...

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    9 Cragmont Elementary School

    All public schools have their limitations, but given the financial and legislative restraints, Cragmont does an excellent job. Yes, the common core math is repetitive and rudimentary, but the school...

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    9 Washington Elementary School

    I am really disappointed that they have gone through not one but two kindergarten teachers for my son's class in less than a year and he will have subs to finish out the year. As kindergarten is a...

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    9 Thornhill Elementary School

    My son's experiences at Thornhill are unforgettable. There are traffic issues, bully issues, donation issues, cafeteria issues, and principal attendance issues. First of all, the man (long tie-up...

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    9 Malcolm X Elementary School

    We are coming to the end of our third year at MX and couldn't be happier. From the principal to the teachers to the parents, everyone seems to be completely invested in this school and the kids. Our...

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    9 Edison Elementary School

    There are many great things about this school (amazing teachers and parents) but in the recent years it has gone downhill and many people are leaving this school, which is unfortunate. The...

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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 Lincoln Middle School

    Academic experience was horrible, only elective classes were good. Band, and Wheel classes are the only good things about this school. Vice principal should be fired, though. He does a lot of damage....

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    10 Yu Ming Charter School

    We have two daughters who attend Yu Ming Charter School. The teacher and parent community is highly involved in creating the most conducive learning environment for the students. Watching our...

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    10 Downtown Charter Academy

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    9 Canyon Middle School

    This is a great school. The teachers are fun and really helpful to he students.

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    9 Creekside Middle School

    Both my kids are at Creekside and LOVE it. I'm very impressed with the school, the education, teachers, administration and the Principal - Mr. Lewis. He is always in front of the school at drop off...

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    9 American Indian Public Charter School Ii

    As a substitute teacher, this school is a pleasure to work at. The students are respectful and studious, with tons less behavior problems than many other schools, including richy private schools. One...

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    9 Oakland School For The Arts

    Parents, don't bother. Wait tilHigh School and send your kids to the Arts school in SF. A lot of hype for Oakland School of the Arts, little to show.

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    8 Willard Middle School

    My son stayed for two months during the fall of 2015 at Willard Middle School during my short stay at UC Berkeley as a vising scholar. The school felt very safe and he quickly got great friends at the...

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    8 East Bay Innovation Academy

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    10 American Indian Public High School

    As a substitute teacher, this school is a pleasure to work at. The students are respectful and studious, with tons less behavior problems than many other schools, including richy private schools. One...

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    10 Oakland Charter High School

    I am getting a well rounded education and the classes are challenging. The staff members and teachers are nice and helpful.

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    9 Berkeley High School

    Berkeley High is a wonderfully diverse institution that thoroughly prepares it's graduates for life.

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    9 Alameda High School

    My student enjoys school at AHS. He has mild ADHD and is being well-served by the teachers and staff. I was impressed with the vice-principal who knew my student by name (not for the wrong reasons!)....

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    9 Castro Valley High School

    The administrators are terrible and do not how to tackle bullying issues in a timely matter. The school is racist and tends to target more minorities than the white students. The teachers are horrible...

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    9 Lighthouse Community Charter High School

    Lighthouse has been wonderful for our 10th grader. The staff is unlike any we have dealt with and our son is so excited to be apart of the environment. Tough to get in but well worth it. If you are a...

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    9 Oakland School For The Arts

    Parents, don't bother. Wait tilHigh School and send your kids to the Arts school in SF. A lot of hype for Oakland School of the Arts, little to show.

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    8 East Bay Innovation Academy

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    8 Oakland Technical High School

    My ninth grader embraced this school from day 1. Many of the assignments were quite interesting (write election materials, draw propaganda posters). The math was challenging (Spanish wasn't). She...

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    7 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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