At a Glance

Our Faculty

The School has 100 teaching faculty members who have an average of 12 years experience teaching. Advanced degrees are held by 84% of the faculty. The student-faculty ratio is 8:1.

A Bay Area School

Students come from Berkeley, Oakland, Alameda, Orinda, and over 30 other communities in the East Bay and beyond to attend HRS. We also enroll international exchange students in the Upper School.

Daily Schedule

The school follows a semester system which includes a winter break, February break, spring break, and a summer vacation.

In the Lower School, kindergarten meets from 8:25 a.m. to 2 p.m. and grades 1-5 meet from 8:25 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. The After-School Program is available for Lower and Middle School students until 6 p.m. each day that school is in session. Kindergarten tuition includes the After-School Program between 2-3:20 p.m. each day.

In the Middle and Upper Schools, classes meet four times each week from 8:25 a.m. to 3:20 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each class meets for a total of four times each week: three times a week for 45 minutes and one long block of 90 minutes.

Class of 2016 Profile

The Class of 2016 had 22 National Merit Commended Scholars and eight National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists.

AP Exam Information

  • Number of students taking an AP exam: 181
  • Total number of AP tests: 356
  • % of scores 3 or higher: 88%
SAT Scores

SAT SubjectMiddle 50%Mean
Critical Reading640-730683

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