More than 65,000 Oakland students and their families are counting on us as a community to help our children achieve their dreams and be prepared for the future. And there are many excellent schools in Oakland. Yet equal, excellent educational opportunities are not yet a reality for all of our students.
In 2015-16 in Oakland Unified, according to district data, 75 percent of white students graduated high school on time, yet only 59 percent of African-American students graduated high school on time, and 55 percent of Latino students graduated high school on time.
Student Need, Spending, and Resource Use in Oakland’s Public Schools.