At a Glance
We have 111 teaching faculty members who have an average of 18 years experience teaching. Advanced degrees are held by 66% 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. We also enroll international students in the Upper School.
We follow a semester system which includes a Thanksgiving break, 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 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 p.m. each day.
In the Middle and Upper Schools, classes meet three times each week from 8:30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each class meets for a total of three times each week: twice a week for 65 minutes and once a week for 90 minutes.
Class of 2021 Profile
The Class of 2021 had 14 National Merit Commended Scholars, 3 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists, and 2 National Merit finalists.*
*the entire class did not sit for the PSAT/NMSQT due to Covid-19.
AP Exam Information
- Number of students taking an AP exam: 184
- Total number of AP tests: 303
- % of scores 3 or higher: 85%
|SAT Subject||Middle 50%||Mean|
|Reading & Writing||690-740||714|