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Oakland High School (Tennessee)

Oakland High School
2225 Patriot Drive


United States
Coordinates35°52′57″N 86°21′06″W / 35.88258°N 86.35164°W / 35.88258; -86.35164
School typePublic, International Baccalaureate
School districtRutherford County Schools
PrincipalJohn Marshall
StaffTim Roediger, Sherry Mulllen, Ericka Coronado, Brad Decker
Teaching staff103.0 (FTE) (as of 2007-08)[1]
Enrollment2285, (2017-18)[2]
Average class size25-30 students
Student to teacher ratio14.6 (as of 2007-08)[1]
Campus typehigh school
Color(s)Red, navy, and white
Athleticsfootball, basketball, swimming, soccer, marching band,
Athletics conferenceTSSAA District 7AAA, Region 4AAA, Football 6A

Oakland High School (OHS) is located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States. It enrolls approximately 2300 students. OHS is part of the fourth largest school system in the state.[3] OHS serves eastern Murfreesboro and the rural areas of northeastern and eastern Rutherford County, including Lascassas, Milton and Kittrell.


OHS opened in 1972 along with its sister school Riverdale High School. These schools have the oldest rivalry in the county, as they were the first 2 schools built after Central High School and were highly competitive in football and basketball. Oakland's current biggest rival is Riverdale High School followed by Siegel High School. The school's principal, Bill Spurlock, was assigned the role Director of Schools near the ending of June 2018 and has since been replaced by John Marshall as of August 2018.[4]


Since 2007, Oakland High School has offered the IB Diploma Programme.[5] Student GPAs averaging at around 2.9, or B-, and ACT scores at 21.2/36. IB student GPAs average at around 3.8, or A, and ACT scores at 29/36.

Notable alumni


  1. ^ a b "School Detail for Oakland High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2010-05-06.
  2. ^ "Oakland High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  3. ^ OHS Profile
  4. ^ "Bill Spurlock named next Director of Schools for Rutherford County". Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  5. ^ IB School Link
  6. ^ Schelzig, Erik (2010-03-30). "'Boro Marine captain files as Democrat for Gordon seat". The Tennessean. Clark said Leming enlisted in the Marines after graduating from Oakland High School in Murfreesboro in 1994.
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