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 enrichment and tutoring programs for all students