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Oakland Adult Career and Education

About this organization

Oakland Unified School District’s Oakland Adult Career and Education (OACE) has been committed to providing Adult Basic Education and Adult Secondary Education for immigrants, dropouts and those most vulnerable in Oakland for 145 years. OACE is the second oldest adult school in California, founded in 1871. OACE is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and all instructors are credentialed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. OACE has a community-based service delivery model, in 20 locations throughout the City of Oakland.

OACE Vision

OACE strives to be the resource for positive and continuous growth, enabling adult students to become contributing workers, lifelong learners, global citizens and full participants in their diverse communities.

OACE Mission

OACE provides high-quality foundational, instructional skill programs to Oakland adults and their families in order for them to succeed in education, work and life.

Student Learning Outcomes: OACE students will achieve work, life and academic skills including foundational skills in English, math and technology:


2607 Myrtle St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 879-2300