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Aspire College Academy

Welcome to the Aspire College Academy landing page!

Grades: TK-5
Sponsoring District: Oakland
CDS Charter Numbers: CDS: #01-61259-0128413 Charter: #1577
Afterschool Program? Y

Enrollment: 279

Hispanic: 66%
African-American: 27%
Pacific Islander: 1%
Multi-Racial: 3%
Not Available: 3%
Free and Reduced Lunch: 88%

Key Dates

1st day of School: August 10, 2020
Labor Day: September 7, 2020
Fall Break: October 7-9, 2020
Teacher Work Day – No Student Classes: October 12, 2020
Veteran’s Day: November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving Break: November 25-27, 2020
Winter Break: December 21, 2020-January 08, 2021
Teacher Work Day – No Student Classes: January 11, 2021
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: January 18, 2021
Presidents Day: February 15, 2021
Spring Break: March 29-April 09, 2021
Memorial Day: May 31, 2021
Last Day of School: June 11, 2021

School Address & Contact Information


8030 Atherton Street,
Oakland, CA 94605, United States

Contact Info



Principal’s Message

Aspire College Academy is dedicated to preparing all of our students for college success. Everything about Aspire College Academy from the college flags in our hallway to our data-driven rigorous instruction — is designed to put our students on the road to a four-year degree. Helping our students realize the college dream is a challenge that requires the hard work of every member of our school family: our students love learning and achieve amazing results; our staff is the hardest-working group of professionals in the business; our parents and families are involved in supporting every aspect of our college-going culture; and our community partners, volunteers and supporters enable us to meet the unique needs of our students and our community.

Ola Allen-Taylor
Principal, Aspire College Academy