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Welcome to Oak Grove

Oak Grove is committed to fostering a safe, inclusive, and culturally responsive learning environment that provides high-quality instruction to all students.

  • Our school culture is built on a foundation of mutual respect, compassion, and a dedication to learning
  • We empower students to think critically and perform complex tasks

 

Oak Grove High School is a comprehensive public high school (grades 9-12) with approximately 80 teachers on staff.  It is one of eleven comprehensive high schools in the East Side Union High School District, which also
has five alternative education schools. Oak Grove High School occupies forty-three acres of land in
South San Jose and first opened its doors on January 2, 1968. The school is home to approximately
1750 students. Oak Grove has an extremely diverse student population with over twenty-five major
languages represented.

Below are some of the highlights of Oak Grove High School.  

  • An average of 80% of students who graduate from Oak Grove enroll in college within a year after high school (Class of 2012-2019, National Student Clearinghouse)
  • 4-Year Cohort: Students that come in as 9th graders and stay with our school for all 4 years experience higher graduation and A-G success rates
  • 4-year Cohort Graduation Rate: 96.9% (Class of 2019)
  • We offer a Summer Bridge Program for incoming 9th graders
  • We have 4 academic counselors and and a licensed Social Worker (and interns for additional support)
  • All of our 9th and 10th grade students take the Practice SAT exams at no cost to their families
  • All of our 11th grade students take the SAT exams at no cost to their families
  • We offer Biotechnology as a four-year academic program
  • Our graduates attend notable colleges and universities throughout the country, such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UCLA
  • 3 Oak Grove teachers have participated in Yale University’s National Fellows Program
  • We offer free after school tutoring every Tuesday - Friday
  • Our Marching Band & Colorguard program is considered one of the best in California and students have performed internationally
  • We have award-winning sports teams and boast a legacy of CCS football championships
  • We have a partnership with the Goodwill 21st Century ASSETs Program, which provides free after school enrichments and tutoring programs for all students