Oakland school information

IndexOaklandCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores45%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio23:120:116:1
Total public schools1248,30879,235
Total private schools593,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools191,0857,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Oakland are 33% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 124 public schools in Oakland.
  • 80.6% of people in Oakland have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.1% of people in Oakland have completed high school.
  • 38.6% of people in Oakland have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Oakland

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  • Achieve Academy303 Hegenberger Rd., Ste. 301Grades: 04 - 05Students: 217 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Acorn Woodland Elementary1025 81St Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 242 · Ratio: 0:170
  • Allendale Elementary3670 Penniman Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 44 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Alliance Academy1800 98Th Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 364 · Ratio: 0:134
  • American Indian Public Charter3637 Magee Ave.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 179 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • American Indian Public Charter School Ii3637 Magee Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 169 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • American Indian Public HighPo Box 12063Grades: 09 - 12Students: 145 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Arise High3301 East 12Th St., Ste. 205Grades: 09 - 12Students: 216 · Ratio: 0:16
  • Ascend3709 East 12Th St.Grades: KG - 08Students: 432 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Aspire Alexander Twilight College Preparatory Acad1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 08Students: 375 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Alexander Twilight Secondary Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 06 - 12Students: 135 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Antonio Maria Lugo Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 06Students: 224 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Apex Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 21 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Benjamin Holt College Preparatory Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 06 - 12Students: 582 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Berkley Maynard Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 08Students: 562 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire California College Preparatory Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 08 - 12Students: 192 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Capitol Heights Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 08Students: 261 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Centennial College Preparatory Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 06 - 09Students: 453 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire East Palo Alto Charter1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 08Students: 458 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 09 - 11Students: 82 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Eres Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 08Students: 215 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Firestone Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 35 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Gateway Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 328 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Golden State College Preparatory Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 05 - 11Students: 323 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Huntington Park Charter1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 218 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Junior Collegiate Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 06Students: 295 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Langston Hughes Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 06 - 09Students: 397 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste.100Grades: 05 - 12Students: 57 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Millsmont Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 265 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Monarch Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 38 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Pacific Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 06 - 12Students: 319 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Port City Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 398 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire River Oaks Charter1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 367 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Rosa Parks Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 35 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Summit Charter Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 363 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Titan Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 283 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire University Charter1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 245 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Vanguard College Preparatory Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: 06 - 09Students: 256 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Aspire Vincent Shalvey Academy1001 22Nd Ave., Ste. 100Grades: KG - 05Students: 36 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Barack Obama Academy9736 Lawlor St.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 27 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Bay Area Technology4521 Webster St.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 188 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Bella Vista Elementary1025 East 28Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 571 · Ratio: 0:172
  • Bret Harte Middle3700 Coolidge Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 697 · Ratio: 0:132
  • Bridges Academy1325 53Rd Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 388 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Brookfield Elementary401 Jones Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 385 · Ratio: 0:138
  • Burckhalter Elementary3994 Burckhalter Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 185 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Business And Information Technology High8601 Macarthur Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 284 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Carl B. Munck Elementary11900 Campus Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 353 · Ratio: 0:163
  • Castlemont High8601 Macarthur Blvd.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Chabot Elementary6686 Chabot Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 562 · Ratio: 0:189
  • Civicorps Corpsmember Academy101 Myrtle St.Grades: 12 - 12Students: 82 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Civicorps Elementary1086 Alcatraz Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 147 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Claremont Middle5750 College Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 476 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Cleveland Elementary745 Cleveland St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 36 · Ratio: 0:181
  • Coliseum College Prep Academy1390 66Th Ave.Grades: 06 - 11Students: 384 · Ratio: 0:121
  • College Preparatory And Architecture Academy1025 Second Ave., Rm. 301Grades: 09 - 12Students: 338 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Community Day4917 Mountain Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 23 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Community United Elementary6701 International Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 366 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Conservatory Of Vocal/Instrumental Arts3800 Mountain Blvd.Grades: KG - 08Students: 222 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Cox Academy303 Hegenberger Rd., Ste 301Grades: KG - 05Students: 513 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Crocker Highlands Elementary525 Midcrest Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 377 · Ratio: 0:192
  • Dewey Academy1111 2Nd Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 273 · Ratio: 0:13
  • East Oakland Leadership Academy2614 Seminary Ave.Grades: KG - 08Students: 122 · Ratio: 0:148
  • East Oakland Leadership Academy High2614 Seminary Ave.Grades: 09 - 11Students: 5 · Ratio: 0:128
  • East Oakland Pride Elementary8000 Birch St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 498 · Ratio: 0:138
  • East Oakland School Of The Arts8601 Macarthur Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 235 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Edna Brewer Middle3748 13Th Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 818 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Elmhurst Community Prep1800 98Th Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 353 · Ratio: 0:136
  • Emerson Elementary4803 Lawton Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 30 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Encompass Academy Elementary1025 81St Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 271 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Envision Academy For Arts & Technology1515 Webster St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 297 · Ratio: 0:114
  • Esperanza Elementary10315 E St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 341 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Far West5263 Broadway Terr.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 159 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Franklin Elementary915 Foothill Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 768 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy10315 E St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 345 · Ratio: 0:148
  • Frick Middle2845 64Th Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 399 · Ratio: 0:127
  • Fruitvale Elementary3200 Boston Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 506 · Ratio: 0:147
  • Futures Elementary6701 International Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 329 · Ratio: 0:122
  • Garfield Elementary1640 22Nd Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 581 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Gateway To College At Laney College900 Fallon St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 117 · Ratio: 0:127
  • Glenview Elementary4215 La Cresta Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 44 · Ratio: 0:172
  • Global Family2035 40Th Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 382 · Ratio: 0:137
  • Grass Valley Elementary4720 Dunkirk Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 285 · Ratio: 0:150
  • Greenleaf Elementary6328 East 17Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 454 · Ratio: 0:159
  • Hillcrest Elementary30 Marguerite Dr.Grades: KG - 08Students: 328 · Ratio: 0:192
  • Hillside Academy2369 84Th Ave.Grades: 07 - 12Students: 16 · Ratio: 0:10
  • Home And Hospital Program2850 West St.Grades: 10 - 11Students: 2 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Hoover Elementary890 Brockhurst St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 33 · Ratio: 0:139
  • Horace Mann Elementary5222 Ygnacio Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 344 · Ratio: 0:155
  • Howard Elementary8755 Fontaine St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 203 · Ratio: 0:142
  • Independent Study, Sojourner Truth8251 Fontaine St.Grades: 01 - 12Students: 129 · Ratio: 0:111
  • Infant And Preschool Program1025 Second Ave.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • International Community2825 International Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 305 · Ratio: 0:145
  • Joaquin Miller Elementary5525 Ascot Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 38 · Ratio: 0:186
  • Kaiser Elementary25 South Hill Ct.Grades: KG - 05Students: 272 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Kipp Bridge Charter991 14Th St.Grades: 01 - 09Students: 261 · Ratio: 0:183
  • La Escuelita Elementary1100 Third Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 25 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Lafayette Elementary1700 Market St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 317 · Ratio: 0:123
  • Lakeview Elementary746 Grand Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 317 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Laurel Elementary3750 Brown Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 52 · Ratio: 0:161
  • Lazear Elementary824 29Th Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 273 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Leadership Preparatory High8601 Macarthur Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 35 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Leadership Public Schools - Hayward344 Thomas L. Berkley Way, SteGrades: 09 - 12Students: 435 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Leadership Public Schools - San Jose344 Thomas L. Berkley Way, SteGrades: 09 - 12Students: 328 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Leadership Public Schools: Richmond344 Thomas L. Berkley Way, SteGrades: 09 - 12Students: 402 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Learning Without Limits2035 40Th Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 354 · Ratio: 0:148
  • Life Academy2101 35Th Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 272 · Ratio: 0:122
  • Lighthouse Community Charter444 Hegenberger St.Grades: KG - 09Students: 475 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lighthouse Community Charter High444 Hegenberger Rd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 204 · Ratio: 0:135
  • Lincoln Elementary225 11Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 635 · Ratio: 0:192
  • Lps College Park344 Thomas L. Berkley Way, SteGrades: 09 - 12Students: 261 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Madison Middle400 Capistrano Dr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 33 · Ratio: 0:135
  • Mandela High4610 Foothill Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 328 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Manzanita Community2409 East 27Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 292 · Ratio: 0:147
  • Manzanita Seed2409 East 27Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 234 · Ratio: 0:168
  • Markham Elementary7220 Krause Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 43 · Ratio: 0:147
  • Marshall Elementary3400 Malcolm Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 212 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary960 Tenth St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 261 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Maxwell Park International Academy4730 Fleming Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 266 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mcclymonds High2607 Myrtle St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 254 · Ratio: 0:15
  • Media College Preparatory4610 Foothill Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 274 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Melrose Leadership Academy5328 Brann St.Grades: KG - 08Students: 26 · Ratio: 0:129
  • Metwest High314 East 10Th St., Huerta HallGrades: 09 - 12Students: 151 · Ratio: 0:110
  • Montclair Elementary1757 Mountain Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 439 · Ratio: 0:192
  • Montera Middle5555 Ascot Dr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 944 · Ratio: 0:157
  • New Highland Academy8521 A St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 324 · Ratio: 0:141
  • North Oakland Community Charter1000 42Nd St.Grades: KG - 08Students: 215 · Ratio: 0:178
  • Oakland Charter Academy3001 International Blvd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 145 · Ratio: 0:174
  • Oakland Charter High345 12Th St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 121 · Ratio: 0:192
  • Oakland Community Day Middle4917 Mountain Blvd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 8 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Oakland High1023 Macarthur Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,777 · Ratio: 0:120
  • Oakland International High4521 Webster St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 287 · Ratio: 0:11
  • Oakland Military Institute, College Preparatory Ac3877 Lusk St.Grades: 06 - 12Students: 534 · Ratio: 0:141
  • Oakland School For The Arts530 18Th St.Grades: 01 - 12Students: 599 · Ratio: 0:149
  • Oakland Technical High4351 BroadwayGrades: 08 - 12Students: 1,828 · Ratio: 0:135
  • Oakland Unity High6038 Brann St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 233 · Ratio: 0:122
  • Parker Elementary7929 Ney Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 192 · Ratio: 0:164
  • Peralta Elementary460 63Rd St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 307 · Ratio: 0:190
  • Piedmont Avenue Elementary4314 Piedmont Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 375 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Preparatory Literary Academy Of Cultural Excellenc920 Campbell St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 208 · Ratio: 0:129
  • Ralph J. Bunche High1240 18Th St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 245 · Ratio: 0:12
  • Reach Academy9860 Sunnyside St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 268 · Ratio: 0:125
  • Redwood Heights Elementary4401 39Th Ave.Grades: KG - 05Students: 349 · Ratio: 0:183
  • Reems (Ernestine C.) Academy Of Technology And Art8425 Macarthur Blvd.Grades: KG - 09Students: 216 · Ratio: 0:134
  • Rise Community8521 A St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 346 · Ratio: 0:131
  • Roosevelt Middle1926 19Th Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 654 · Ratio: 0:133
  • Roots International Academy1390 66Th Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 378 · Ratio: 0:124
  • Rudsdale Continuation1180 70Th Ave.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 153 · Ratio: 0:12
  • Sankofa Academy581 61St St.Grades: KG - 06Students: 153 · Ratio: 0:151
  • Santa Fe Elementary915 54Th St.Grades: KG - 05Students: 245 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Sequoia Elementary3730 Lincoln Ave.Grades: KG - 06Students: 38 · Ratio: 0:167
  • Skyline High12250 Skyline Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 190 · Ratio: 0:124
  • Sobrante Park Elementary470 El Paseo Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 245 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Street Academy (Alternative)417 29Th St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 122 · Ratio: 0:17
  • Think College Now2825 International Blvd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 305 · Ratio: 0:162
  • Thornhill Elementary5880 Thornhill Dr.Grades: KG - 05Students: 375 · Ratio: 0:189
  • United For Success Academy2101 35Th Ave.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 433 · Ratio: 0:120
  • Urban Promise Academy3031 East 18Th St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 304 · Ratio: 0:151
  • Vincent Academy1911 Union St.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • West Oakland Middle991 14Th St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 169 · Ratio: 0:110
  • Westlake Middle2629 Harrison St.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 644 · Ratio: 0:135
  • World Academy303 Hegenberger Rd., Ste. 301Grades: KG - 04Students: 439 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Young Adult Program2850 West St.Grades: 12 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Yu Ming CharterPo Box 10005Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Oakland

IndexOaklandCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%80.6%83.8%
Completed high school79.1%79.3%82.4%
Completed some college63.8%60.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.4%38.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors38.6%31.0%29.3%
Completed masters16.7%11.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.8%3.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Oakland (high school & post-secondary)

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Orinda, CA18,39091%33%
Tiburon, CA9,10090%32%
Moraga, CA16,54989%30%
Kensington, CA5,35189%30%
Alamo, CA15,63988%29%
Oakland, CA402,33945%33%

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Oakland, CA402,33945%33%
Source: The Oakland, CA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.