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A Brief History of an Exemplary Charter School (This page is being revised)

2019 Launch of the Information, Technology, and Digital Media Pathway, with all students enrolled in an aligned course as part of a four-year sequence.
2018 Received Measure N funding to develop a technology pathway.
2017 Unity High’s charter was renewed by OUSD. The charter is valid through 2022.
2016 Unity High was again considered as a top bay area public school for underserved students by Innovate Public Schools.
2015
  • Unity High was considered as a top bay area public school for underserved students by Innovate Public Schools.
  • Unity High’s sister school, Oakland Unity Middle School, opened and enrolled the first cohort of 80 students.
2012 Numerous international educators visited Unity High to observe the implementation of Khan’s Academy in our math curriculum.
2011 Unity High’s charter was renewed by OUSD. The charter is valid till 2017.
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.
2008 Unity High is selected by the California Department of Education to receive Proposition 1D funding to develop a new school facility.
2007
  • Unity High conducted its first admissions lottery due to high demand for entrance to its 2007-08 9th grade class.
  • Oakland Unified School District renewed Unity High’s charter for a five-year term.
  • 65% of Unity High’s second graduating class was accepted to four-year universities/colleges.
2006
  • Unity High is awarded the Certified Charter School status by the California Charter Schools Association.
  • Unity High received accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for a six-year term (with a mid-term review).
  • First graduating class had a 94% graduation rate with 65% accepted to four-year universities/colleges.
  • 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.
2003 Unity High opened for its first cohort of 100 9th and 10th graders.

 

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