Here is a brief summary of the Academic Departments at Oakland Tech, including course descriptions, department directories and contact information.
Since English is a year course and college preparatory, students planning to attend a four-year college must maintain a minimum grade of C for both fall and spring semesters in order to meet college admissions requirements. Students failing either semester must repeat the failed semester. There will no summer school make-ups except for the exact… Read more
Description: Required for all incoming 9th graders. Algebra is the study of properties of the real number system which leads to the solution of equations and inequalities. Emphasis is placed on linear and quadratic equations, graphing, exponents, radicals, polynomial functions,
Through a developmentally appropriate curriculum, students will be empowered with the skills, attitudes, and confidence necessary to practice knowledgeable decision making and to adopt and maintain a lifestyle that reflects the understanding and appreciation of mentally, emotionally, and physically healthy behaviors....Read more
The Science Department offers courses in the life sciences and physical sciences at both introductory and advanced levels. Most students will begin with Biology* or Physical Science in the 9th grade, followed by Chemistry*, Physiology*, or Physics* in grades 10 or 11. Advanced courses are offered in Biology (Honors* and AP*), Chemistry* (AP), Physics* (AP),… Read more
|California History (Grade 9)||Description: This year-long course involves a rigorous study of the breadth and depth of California history and geography, demanding advanced critical thinking, composition, and reading skills. Students are also required to enroll in English I where they will study and write about California literature as it|
Programs for Exceptional Children is also known as the special education department of the Oakland Unified School District. Our purpose is to provide programs and services for eligible students that will enable each to participate to the maximum degree appropriate, with non-disabled peers, in the general education program and to become an independent and contributing… Read more
Mr. Raymond Raineri from Oakland Tech’s June graduating class of 1957 gave a casual presentation to the Italian-1 classes on January 16th, 2009. He shared historical points of interest about Tech and its neighborhood: the settlers and the work of Italian immigrants along with his personal Italian-American experience.
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