Oakland Unified School District
Work wellbeing score is 74 out of 100
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Work wellbeing

Results based on 116 responses to Indeed's work wellbeing survey.
Work wellbeing score is Above average, 74 out of 100


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About the company

  • Company size
    5,001 to 10,000
  • Revenue
    $500M to $1B (USD)
  • Industry
  • Headquarters
    Oakland, California 94606...
  • Link
    Oakland Unified School District website

Oakland Unified School District is a public education school district that operates about 100 elementary schools (K-5), middle schools (6-8), and high schools (9-12) in Oakland, California....

Oakland Unified School District is a public education school district that operates about 100 elementary schools (K-5), middle schools (6-8), and high schools (9-12) in Oakland, California.

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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 222 reviews and is evolving.

3.33 out of 5 stars.20193.44 out of 5 stars.20202.25 out of 5 stars.20213.00 out of 5 stars.20222.70 out of 5 stars.2023


Middle School Teacher in Oakland, CA
on June 4, 2023
I love my students and working here for the school district.. however there is never enough money for us to get a bus for a field trip or to pay extra hours/jobs
Elementary School Teacher in Grass Valley elementary
on May 12, 2023
What is the best part of working at the company?The healthcare benefits package.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?The students are a tough bunch who can be difficult to manage. I received bery little classroom support with discipline from my administrator. There is also constant projects and data collection that take up wll of one's free hours. (Prep time and early r...
Teacher in Oakland
on May 2, 2023
Working at OUSD is challenging when your administrative team is ambivalent towards student safety. It is hard to be an effective teachers when safety is not the number one concern.
Substitute School Security Officer in Oakland, CA
on April 25, 2023
My experience was challenging at best. It appeared that many were family related across all locations and the culture of consistency with school rules was lacking.
Paraprofessional in Oakland, CA
on April 15, 2023
Some hiring teams want the candidate to look and sound liker the students they serve, yet they want you to wear a suit and be affluent. The faculty have a disconnection with the students and the families. Mostly because the faculty are affluent and the students are low income. The level of teacher burnout is high. I have worked at OUSD for 5 years and have never received training. The hiring staff...

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Process takes about a day or two

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