Reading Success

School Readiness

Children are set up for success when they enter school prepared to learn.

School Attendance

Good school attendance maximizes learning and helps students stay on track.

Summer Learning

Engaging educational opportunities over the break prevent summer slide.

Family Engagement

Parents are their children's first teachers and most important advocates.

Benchmark Update

Percent of OUSD third grade students scoring proficient or advanced on the Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI):


Spring 2015 Assessment


Spring 2016 Assessment


    Goal by 2020


Olc LogoThe Oakland Literacy Coalition (OLC) is a collaboration of literacy service providers, foundations, businesses, public agencies, the Oakland Unified School District, and other community partners committed to the goal of equipping all Oakland children with the life skills of reading, writing, and communication by the end of third grade. Oakland Reads 2020 is an OLC initiative.

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Community Voices Blog

Giving Eastmont Families a Jump on School

by Jessica Scadron, MDC Network “The colored pencils are my favorite,” said Talia, a soft-spoken, excited 8-year-old with... Read post »