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Oakland Charter High School

Apply Now for the 2018-2019 School Year!

We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year! All AMPS schools are public schools, free and open to all students. English language learners and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


For our AMPS schools in Oakland, we are proud to partner with Their mission is to empower Oakland families to make informed choices about their public school options and easily apply online! If you would like to apply to Oakland Charter High School, visit to get started.

Schedule an OCHS Campus Tour


OCHS Campus Tours will take place the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 11am. Contact the OCHS Office at 510.436.0101 to RSVP. 


December 8 and 22, 2017 

January 12 and 26, 2018

February 9 and 23, 2018 

OCHS is Proud to be a Top-Performing High School

At Oakland Charter High School, we provide our students with a rigorous academic program allowing them to pursue the college of their dreams and achieve any goal they set for themselves.


We pride ourselves on being in the top 1% of public high schools in California. We believe it is our responsibility to create a community of lifelong learners who are responsible, intelligent, and analytical thinkers. We accomplish this by teaching a college preparatory curriculum, empowering our teachers, treating our students as leaders, and focusing on results.

That Prepares Each of its Students for College

Honors Algebra 2 Honors English AP Human Geography
Honors Geometry Honors Pre-Calculus AP Spanish Language
Honors Physics AP Biology AP U.S. Government/History
Honors Chemistry        AP Computer Science AP English Literature/Language
Honors Biology AP Calculus BC/AB  


And Provides Activities To Build Their Resume

With a small student body, we know our students well and are proud to offer a wide variety of teams and clubs that help them thrive inside and outside of the classroom. Below are some of the extracurricular activities students can be a part of at OCHS. 


Student Government 

Interact Club 

Key Club 

Arab Culture Club 

Publishing Club

Science Club 

Art Club 

Latinx Club 

Drama Club 

Running Club 

Environmental Club 

Coding Club 

Junior States of America 

Students in Action (Jefferson Awards)

Girls' Volleyball and Rowing 

Boys' and Girls' Soccer, Basketball, and Cross Country

OCHS Awards and Recognition

Boys Soccer Division B Championship Runner Up, BACSAC (2011)

Certificate of Excellence for 100% Participation in EAP program (2012)

Certificate of Recognition from John Hopkins University (2013)

California Distinguished School Award from the California Department of Education (2013)

California Distinguished School Award (2013)

Boys Soccer Division B Champions, BACSAC (2014)

Girls Soccer Division Runner Up, BACSAC (2014)

Named one of the “Best High Schools”, Silver level, by US News (2014)

100% of our graduates applied to a two-or Four-year university (2014, 2015)

Oakland City Council Resolution for being ranked among the best-achieving schools in the state and the nation and for providing a quality education to Oakland youth (2014)

Top Performing Bay Area School for Low-Income Latino Students in English by Innovate Public Schools (2015)

Top Performing Bay Area School for Low-Income Latino Students in Math by Innovate Public Schools (2015)

Oakland City Council Resolution for being ranked among the best achieving schools in the state and the nation and for providing a quality education to Oakland youth (2015)

Interact Certificate of Organization (2015)

Boys Soccer Division B Champions, BACSAC (2015)

AMPS Success Stories

Home of the Matadors

Home of the Matadors

2017-2018 School Calendar

Contact Information

New Campus
2017-2018 School Year


Patten University 

2433 Coolidge Avenue

Oakland, CA 94601


Office: 510-436-0101

Fax: 510-436-0108

OCHS Leadership Team

Site Director, Sylvia Flores

Dean of Students, Keenan Brown

Dean of Instruction, Kim Aberle

Weekly Schedule


Doors open at 7:30AM 

Campus closes at 5:00PM



Doors open at 7:30AM 

Campus closes at 4:00PM

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