Have to offer kudos once again to Acorn Woodland, whose Latino students outperformed the citywide average for all students in both ELA and Math! This was the only OUSD school to achieve this “two-fer”, though Life did in ELA.
The Latino students at Lighthouse High
and Oakland Unity High
far outperformed not only the city average in both ELA and Math, but out-performed the statewide averages for all students (59% in ELA, 33% in Math)! Families who consider leaving Oakland because they believe the high schools are bad are missing out on these two high schools.
African American students comprise about 25% of Oakland’s public school student population, and have also historically been underserved. Here are five schools in which African American students outperform the city average: