ACOE’s new Opportunity Academy School serves students ages 16 and over who have previously separated from school or have been unsuccessful in school, desire a high school diploma, and will benefit from support with employment readiness and obtaining employment.
Opportunity Academy utilizes an independent studies format with blended learning models; incorporating computer-based curriculum, small group instruction, independent and classroom-based study options.
Opportunity Academy School, in partnership with Youth Employment Partnership (YEP), in Oakland, an organization providing Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act-funded services to similar populations, will provide an environment that encourages student growth and success in and out of the classroom.
What Opportunity Academy Offers
- Individualized learning and transition plans (ILTPs) designed to assist students in earning a high school diploma by completing the California minimum course requirements of 130 credits
- An independent study format with flexible hours to accommodate work and/or day care responsibilities
- Referrals to appropriate support services
- Opportunities for internships, apprenticeship programs and job placement through our community partnership with Youth Employment Partnership (YEP)
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Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00am - 5:30pm)
Director/Principal, Dr. Tracey Burns
School Site Secretary, Kamini Desai
2300 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94601
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (8:30am - 3:15pm)
Tuesday, Thursday (8:30am - 4:45pm)
Contact: (510) 670-7602
750 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94606
Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 3:15pm)
Contact: Jim Armstrong, (510) 670-7691
AOA-NEXT STEP LEARNING CENTER
2222 Curtis St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (9:00am – 4:00pm)
Tuesday (9:00am – 7:00pm)
Contact: Nicole Crosby, (510) 251-1731
680 W. Tennyson Rd.
Hayward, CA 94544
Hours: Monday (8:00am - 3:15pm)
Tuesdays (1:00pm – 4:00pm)
Contact: Cheri Isaac, (510) 670-7759