Oakland Unity High School: A Brief History of an Exemplary Charter School.

2003 Unity High opened for its first cohort of 100 9th and 10th graders.
2006 Unity High is awarded the Certified Charter School status by the California Charter Schools Association.
2006 Unity High received accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for a six-year term (with a mid-term review).
2006 First graduating class had a 94% graduation rate with 65% accepted to four-year universities/colleges.
2006 Unity High received commendation from the California Charter Schools Association for its improvement in Academic Performance Index scores, increasing from 565 in 2004 to 580 in 2005 and 654 in 2006.
2007 Unity High conducted its first admissions lottery due to high demand for entrance to its 2007-08 9th grade class.
2007 Oakland Unified School District renewed Unity High’s charter for a five-year term.
2007 65% of Unity High’s second graduating class was accepted to four-year universities/colleges.
2008 Unity High is selected by the California Department of Education to receive Proposition 1D funding to develop a new school facility.
2010 Members of Unity High’s first class graduated from universities such as UC Santa Cruz, Mills College, University of San Francisco, and San Jose State.
2011 Unity High’s charter was renewed by OUSD. The charter is valid till 2017.
2012 Numerous international educators visited Unity High to observe the implementation of Khan’s Academy in our math curriculum.
2015 Unity High was considered as a top bay area public school for underserved students by Innovate Public Schools.
2015 Unity High’s sister school, Oakland Unity Middle School, opened and enrolled the first cohort of 80 students.
2016 Unity High was again considered as a top bay area public school for underserved students by Innovate Public Schools.
2017 Unity High’s charter was renewed by OUSD. The charter is valid through 2022.

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