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Oakland Middle School is one of six middle schools in Columbia.
Year opened: 1971
Principal: Helen Porter
Address: 3405 Oakland Place
Colors: Orange and navy
Start time: 7:30 a.m.
End time: 2:35 p.m.
Students enrolled: The 2013-14 school year enrollment is 490.
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.
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