Julia Morgan School for Girls

5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613-0946
Tel: (510)632-6000
Grades: 6-8 | 145 students
Julia Morgan School for Girls, the first all girls middle school in the East Bay, opened its doors in the fall of 1999.
The primary objective of the Julia Morgan School is to prepare our students to be the confident, capable, creative, and compassionate women of tomorrow.
We are dedicated to the intellectual, creative, social and emotional growth of girls during their critical middle school years.
Our goal is to provide educational opportunities and positive role models not fully afforded girls in coeducational institutions.
We strive to create an arena for academic excellence, critical thinking, positive risk-taking, and the development of individual talents.
Learning will extend beyond the walls of the classroom into the community to foster compassion and social responsibility.
Julia Morgan School is committed to creating a school community that reflects the remarkable diversity of the East Bay.
In addition, we aspire to serve as a resource on girls' education for public and independent school educators.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 145 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Julia Morgan School for Girls Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 21 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 11 / Dec. 4
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,200
Tuition Notes One time enrollment fee of $1200 and technology fee of $325. Tuition includes books, field trips and all program related fees.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Marcia Bedford
Admissions Associate Keri Halbritter-Ko


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band and Chorus, Improv Group, Math Club, Running Club, Team Sports Improv Group, Math Club, Running Club, Team Sports, Band and Chorus,

School Notes

  • Applicants are required to visit classes and attend a group assessment. 

Profile last updated: 10/29/2015

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