We are a vibrant multicultural and multilingual community of more than 2,000 students, nearly 200 dedicated educators and staff and thousands of passionate alumni and supporters.
We have taught and inspired generations of Oakland youth since our founding in 1914. Today we stand at the forefront of creating highly effective small learning communities –– schools within the school that both energize and focus student education. We are the home of the Bulldogs and have always been — and always will be — Bulldog proud!
Oakland Tech will be a model of equity and access, using high-quality pathways and social-emotional supports to ensure that every student takes ownership over their learning, engages in rigorous academic discourse, and graduates college and career ready.
As a result of the education they receive at Oakland Tech, all students will become …
Effective communicators who demonstrate proficiency in writing, reading, listening, speaking, and presenting. Indicators:
Skillful users of technology who access, organize, process, and evaluate information in both traditional and digital formats from a variety of sources. Indicators:
Problem-solvers who use algebra and other mathematical strategies to solve both theoretical and real-world problems. Indicators:
Active participants in a career-building/college-going culture who possess a toolkit of skills and information that leads to college admission and entry to interesting careers. Indicators:
Contributors to the community who live with integrity, show respect for others and exhibit good citizenship. Indicators:
The Pillars of Oakland Tech give voice to our expectations and values as students, staff and community members. We all commit to hold ourselves and each other accountable to the following:
Tech was recently awarded a silver medal by the CA California PBIS Coalition — a network of State Education Leaders, County Offices, School Districts and Schools — for implementing multi-tier frameworks though Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS). We are delighted to have been recognized for our hard work and commitment toward implementing PBIS with fidelity and creating the conditions to maximize academic and social behavioral outcomes for ALL students.