Bell Schedule

For the 2021-22 school year, Oakland Tech has adopted a seven-period modified block schedule that provides more opportunities for scholars to succeed in their core courses, Pathways, electives, dual enrollment, and credit recovery. The schedule provides adequate travel time for students who have classes on both campuses. The seven classes for credit meet in periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 (there is no period 4). An additional  45-minute advisory/study hall period is scheduled on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:20 a.m.

Dismissal times for scholars: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 3:40 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday at 2:55 p.m.

Exceptions to Monday schedule due to holidays and teacher PD day:

  • Week of November 8: 11/8/21 follows Thursday schedule, and 11/11/21 is holiday.
  • Week of January 10: 1/10/22 follows Friday schedule, and 1/14/22 is teacher PD day.
  • Week of March 28: 3/28/22 follows Friday schedule, and 4/1/22 is holiday.

PSAT Testing Day, Wednesday, October 13: PSAT/NMSQT Test administered 8:40-12:45 for all 10th grade students; also for students in 11th and 9th grade who opt in and pay the registration fee. All other students attend regular classes. (Note: Monday, October 11, is a holiday that week.)

Teachers’ work day ends at 3:40 on Thursday and 2:55 on Wednesday and Friday.

Teachers’ work day ends at 3:40 on Thursday, Monday and Tuesday, and 2:55 on Wednesday.

Thursday, May 26, is a non-student teacher work day, 8:40-3:40.

2021-22 Bell Schedule Calendar:

Because the daily schedule is modified during in final exams and in weeks when there is a holiday or teacher professional development day, we have created this color-coded calendar showing the correct schedule for every day of the school year. Use the download link to save a printable copy of the calendar for future reference.

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AC Transit Bus Schedules:

AC Transit provides bus service to Oakland Tech before and after school. To find out more information about the bus lines serving Oakland Tech High School view AC Transit’s Bus Lines Serving Schools Web Page here: »

This year, two supplementary buses will serve Oakland Tech: 657 and 696. They will pick up students on the early release schedule after school on Wednesdays. On Friday, they will pick up students at 3:40pm. Oakland Tech’s after school program provides a selection of educational and enrichment activities and independent study space for all students. It begins at 2:55pm on Wednesday and Friday and 3:40pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

OUSD prohibits unlawful discrimination (such as discriminatory harassment, intimidation, or bullying) against any student, employee, or other person participating in district programs and activities, including, but not limited to, those programs or activities funded directly by or that receive or benefit from any state financial assistance, based on the person's actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, pregnancy, or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Government Code 11135, or Penal Code 422.55 or equity or compliance with Title IX, or based on his/her association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics (5 CCR 4610). BOARD POLICY 0410. BOARD POLICY 1312.3. BOARD POLICY 4030. BOARD POLICY 5143.3. BOARD POLICY 5145.7. Complaint forms are available at school sites, on the district webpage at, at the Office of the Ombudsperson located at 1000 Broadway, 1st Floor, Suite 150, Oakland, CA 94607, or via telephone 510-879-4281.

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