Enroll at Oakland
Choice enrollment opens October 30, 2023
Students have the option to attend their neighborhood school or apply to attend another TPS school through our Choice Enrollment process.
The Choice application closes for grades 1-12 on Feb. 2, 2024
Drop-in enrollment meetings any school day in December, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Oakland's culture of care is clearly shown in their student-focused approach to providing personalized supports and willingness to go above and beyond to help students achieve their goals no matter the obstacles.
Oakland High School serves students in a small and supportive atmosphere with an alternative schedule. From professional certifications to co-curricular clubs, Oakland students are able to design a custom academic plan to reach their goals.
Oakland offers a complete catalog of core classes, cutting edge electives, and Advanced Placement courses. Students also may earn credits through work-based learning programs, online classes, independent study and volunteer hours.
The MultiCare Oakland Health Clinic helps support the Oakland community.
We provide a variety of services, help students improve their academic outcomes, graduate on time, and ensure access to basic resources.
This unique in-school secondary program supports pregnant students and young parents.
Small School With An Alternative Schedule
Oakland's unique schedule, 4 classes a day and 4 quarters in a school year, allows students to take more credits throughout the year with smaller class sizes and more opportunities to take classes they're interested in. Oakland also offers a number of rigorous courses, including Advanced Placement (AP) and dual-credit courses to help students succeed in their post-high school endeavors.
Principal John Jones calls Oakland "the best kept secret in Tacoma" and students and staff agree. Oakland's culture of care is clearly shown in their student-focused approach to providing personalized supports and willingness to go above and beyond to help students achieve their goals no matter the obstacles.
Oakland By The Numbers
Students Earn Industry Certification
Dual Credit Courses