Oakland International High School

School Information


4521 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94609
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School Principals: Carmelita Reyes and Veronica Garcia

Year Established: 2007

Phone: 510.597.4287

Fax: 510.597.4292

Website: http://www.oaklandinternational.org/

Enrollment: 372 students

Grades Served: 9-12

Free/Reduced Meals: 95%

Demographics: 49% Latino, 34% Asian/Pacific Islanders, 7% Black (African), 10% Middle East

School Partners:

  • Refugee Transitions
  • Soccer Without Borders
  • Asian Community Mental Health Services
  • OUSD Refugee & Asylee Student Assistance Program
  • Community Health for Asian Americans
  • 180 Degrees Program
  • OTX West
  • Oakland Small Schools Foundation

Carmelita Reyes


Carmelita Reyes was a founding faculty member at Life Academy of Health and Bioscience in Oakland, California, a small biotech theme school with less than 300 students. In addition to teaching 10th grade humanities, journalism, and photography, Ms. Reyes also served as the school librarian, oversaw the computer lab, and wrote grants. In recognition of her work at the academy, Ms. Reyes was named “Oakland Unified School District Teacher of the Year” in 2005.

A former New York City school teacher in the Dominican immigrant community, Ms. Reyes holds a BA in Economics from Princeton University, an M.Ed from Columbia University, and has studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Veronica Garcia


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