About Claremont

facade-300x240Claremont Middle School is a public middle school for grades six through eight, located adjacent to the Rockridge BART Station near the northern border of Oakland, California. The school serves about 440 students within the Oakland Unified School District.

In addition to fundamental education in the OUSD mathematics, language arts, science and social studies curricula, Claremont provides professional digital media training in a state-of-the-art computer lab, an exceptional music program, an active sports and physical education program and a multifaceted after-school program.


Our School Vision and Mission

We prepare students to leverage their grit to build academic stamina, while building bridges across differences to create positive change.

We explicitly teach and continuously reinforce rigorous and relevant instruction within a compassionate, mindful, and safe environment.

We lead with learning as the main event, with equity at the center and student voice as the driving force.

We inspire our students and staff to continuously find ways to work collaboratively, to spark curiosity for learning, and to find the joy in the process.