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 am to 2:00 pm and Grades 1-5 meet from 8:25 am to 3:00 pm. The After-School Program is available for Lower and Middle School students until 6:00 pm each day that school is in session. Kindergarten tuition includes the After-School Program between 2:00–3:00 pm each day.
In the Middle School, each class meets three times a week for 65 minutes. Classes are between 8:25 am and 3:15 pm, Monday through Friday.
In the Upper School, each class meets three times each week for 70 minutes. Classes are between 8:25 am and 3:20 pm, Monday through Friday.
Class of 2022 Profile
The Class of 2022 had...
- 11 National Merit Commended Scholars
- 5 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists
- 5 National Merit finalists.
AP Exam Information
- Number of students taking an AP exam: 196
- Total number of AP tests: 347
- % of scores 3 or higher: 83%
|SAT Subject||Middle 50%||Mean|
|Reading and Writing||700–770||732|