Head Royce School

4315 Lincoln Ave
Oakland, CA 94602-0946
Tel: (510)531-1300
Grades: K-12 | 871 students
Founded in 1887, Head-Royce is an independent, college-preparatory, coeducational, non-denominational, K-12 school, which offers a challenging educational program.
The mission of Head-Royce School is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning and exuberance for academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for the diversity that makes our society strong, and to encourage constructive and responsible citizenship.
The school nurtures the development of the whole child through a program that seeks to develop intellectual abilities such as scholarship and disciplined, critical thinking; to foster in each student integrity, ethical behavior, compassion, and a sense of humor; to promote responsibility and leadership, an appreciation of individual and cultural differences, and a respect for the opinions of others; to nurture aesthetic abilities such as creativity, imagination, musical, and visual talent; and to encourage joyful, healthy living and physical fitness.
All members of the Head-Royce community strive to create an educational environment that reflects the school's core values of academic excellence, diversity, and citizenship, one in which each student can thrive.
We believe that a program based on these core values will prepare our students to be effective global citizens as they face and embrace the challenges and opportunities of the future.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1887

Student Body

Total Students 871 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Head Royce School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 14 / rolling
Admissions Director Christian Donovan
Admissions Associate Mary Fahey

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1887, Head-Royce is an independent, college-preparatory, coeducational, non-denominational, K-12 school, which offers a challenging educational program. The mission of Head-Royce School is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning and exuberance for academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for the diversity that makes our society strong, and to encourage constructive and responsible citizenship. The school nurtures the development of the whole child through a program that seeks to develop intellectual abilities such as scholarship and disciplined, critical thinking; to foster in each student integrity, ethical behavior, compassion, and a sense of humor; to promote responsibility and leadership, an appreciation of individual and cultural differences, and a respect for the opinions of others; to nurture aesthetic abilities such as creativity, imagination, musical, and visual talent; and to encourage joyful, healthy living and physical fitness. All members of the Head-Royce community strive to create an educational environment that reflects the school's core values of academic excellence, diversity, and citizenship, one in which each student can thrive. We believe that a program based on these core values will prepare our students to be effective global citizens as they face and embrace the challenges and opportunities of the future.

Profile last updated: 10/20/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Fred Finch-oakland Hills Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Child Center (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Growing Light Montessori School (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Oakland
    Lincoln Child Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-9 | 61 students
    0 miles
    4368 Lincoln Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)531-3111
    02-9
    61
  • Oakland
    Grades: NS-2 | 43 students
    0.3 miles
    4700 Lincoln Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)336-9897
    0.3NS-2
    43
  • Oakland
    Fred Finch-oakland Hills Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 12 students
    0.5 miles
    3800 Coolidge Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)482-2244
    0.57-12
    12
  • Oakland
    Corpus Christi School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 288 students
    0.6 miles
    1 Estates Drive
    Oakland, CA 94611
    (510)530-4056
    0.6K-8
    288
  • Oakland
    Oakland Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-PK | 22 students
    0.7 miles
    3625 Fruitvale Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)482-3111
    0.7NS-PK
    22

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