East Bay Innovation Academy

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East Bay Innovation Academy
3400 Malcolm Avenue


School typePublic School
FoundedOctober 24, 2013
OpenedAugust 10, 2014
School districtOakland Unified School District
Grades6th-11th Grades

The East Bay Innovation Academy, or EBIA for short, is a public charter high school and a middle school in Oakland, California within the Oakland Unified School District. .[1] The school was founded on October 24, 2013 and opened on August 10, 2014 by Rochelle Benning and Laurie Jones.[2][3] It is notable for merging progressive ideals like project-based learning with schooling.



East Bay Innovation Academy has around 420 students. 39% of these students are white, 22% of students are hispanic, 15% of students are black, 14% of students are two or more races, and the remaining 10% is other.[4] These statistics are less diverse than average OUSD diversity statistics.


  1. ^ "About". EastbayInnovationAcademy. Retrieved 2015-12-04.
  2. ^ "Board of Directors and Founders". EastbayInnovationAcademy. Retrieved 2017-09-14.
  3. ^ "What's New". EastbayInnovationAcademy. Retrieved 2017-09-14.
  4. ^ "East Bay Innovation Academy". Great! Schools. Retrieved 2017-09-13.