Berkwood Hedge School

1809 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703-0947
Tel: (510)883-6990
Grades: K-5 | 104 students
Berkwood Hedge School is an independent kindergarten through fifth grade school located in central Berkeley.
Our developmental philosophy is based on the understanding that children construct their own knowledge of the world through active and collaborative exploration of their learning environment.
We see children as competent, articulate, and curious individuals who learn by doing things themselves.
Our experienced teachers create lessons, materials, and activities that challenge and engage a diverse range of students.
Our teachers excel at bringing social and academic learning together in emotionally safe classroom environments.
Curriculum is designed to help students ask questions about society, examine popular culture, and think critically about school life.
Social justice and service learning activities are integrated throughout the academic curriculum.
Our strong core curriculum of mathematics, language arts, social studies, and science is supplemented by a vibrant enrichment program including Spanish, Art, Music, Physical Education and Environmental Science and our older students add an inspiring Drama program.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-5
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Berkwood Hedge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Debbie Lloyd
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