CoMo You Know: Oakland Middle School

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | 5:48 p.m. CDT; updated 7:11 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 9, 2014

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Oakland Middle School is one of six middle schools in Columbia.

Fact box

Year opened: 1971

Principal: Helen Porter

Address: 3405 Oakland Place

Phone: 214-3220

Colors: Orange and navy

Mascot: Eagle

Start time: 7:30 a.m.

End time: 2:35 p.m.

Students enrolled: The 2013-14 school year enrollment is 490.

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Oakland opened in 1971 as a replacement middle school for others that were under construction at the time.

Famous alumni include NASCAR race car driver Carl Edwards and football running back Gary Anderson.


Oakland Middle School website

Columbia Public Schools website

To access school's demographic data, go to the Guided Inquiry section of the Missouri Department of Education's website. Choose the school year, the district (Columbia 93) and Oakland Middle School in the spaces provided.

Updated: May 7, 2014

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