Public Schools

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Crocker Elementary SchoolCHbannerTree

Crocker Highlands Elementary School strives to become a world-class public school, dedicated to achieving equitable outcomes for all students by providing a rich learning experience that promotes academic excellence, inspires personal and social responsibility, acknowledges and supports diverse styles of learning, and fosters enthusiasm for learning.

MIDDLE SCHOOL: Edna Brewer Middle School
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Edna Brewer is a 6th to 8th grade middle school. We have a wonderfully diverse population representing the City of Oakland. We are a learning community of staff, parents and students with shared goals. We diligently work towards creating and maintaining an engaging, safe, and meaningful place for our students and staff. We stand strong behind our objective to prepare every Brewer student for academic success. We work to provide an environment that promotes individual growth. Staff and administration work on making decisions based on student data and information.

HIGH SCHOOL: Oakland High SchoolOakland High School

Oakland High School plans and organizes all educational efforts around our Expected Student Learning Results (ESLRs), which set our students on a path of being engaged citizens and life-long learners.

Private and Charter Schools

St. Pauls Episopal School


St. Paul’s Episcopal School, an independent co-educational K-8 school in Oakland, CA, was founded in 1975 in the belief that a school must be actively engaged with its community.

Alternatives In Action

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Alternatives in Action inspires Bay Area Youth to realize their leadership potential. Each year we prepare over 1300 youth for success in college, career, and community through our high school, school-based Community Programs and Home Sweet Home Preschool.

Bayhill Highschool

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The mission of Bayhill High School is to educate students with learning differences, focusing on their individual learning needs, to maximize their inherent abilities and potential.Bayhill High School is the only Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredited, non-public certified high school for students with learning differences in the East Bay.


Gan Avraham

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At Gan Avraham, a Jewish preschool in Oakland, California, children ages two through five thrive in an environment that encourages social development and a love of learning, while nurturing a strong Jewish identity. The dynamic staff brings a combination of warmth and training in early childhood education to the students, encouraging independence while giving the children a secure, rich environment to explore.

Lakeview Pre-school


At Lakeview, the children “travel” from one continent to another, learning to value other cultures and to enjoy the similarities and differences in the world community. They learn to respect themselves and others, and to care for our earth and all living things.

Yellow House Playschool


At Yellow House every day is different, but, in many ways, are exactly the same. Our program is rich with language arts and math activities, but bolstering those skills is not our main focus. Our primary goal is to create a warm, stimulating and safe space where children can develop their social skills.

Grand Lake Montessori

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Grand Lake Montessori believes that childhood is a journey, not a race. By teaching thoughtfully, cherishing ethnic differences, and actively cultivating a partnership between children, families and teachers, we promote a community of life-long learners.

Bamboo Grove

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Bamboo Grove provides a Montessori learning environment in a cozy, caring home where children can accomplish tasks relevant to their developmental needs. Our nurturing environment provides a place where relationships with peers, teachers, and parents are fostered through the instilling of respect for each individual.

Boulevard Little People Place



All day pre-school with a balance of structure and free play. Partnered with the Merritt College Student Lab.





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