Northern Light School

3710 Dorisa Ave
Oakland, CA 94605-0946
Tel: (510)957-0570
Grades: PK-8 | 161 students
Northern Light School is committed to providing a high quality education for children from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, especially those who would not have the opportunity for a private school education.
The faculty and staff create an atmosphere in which every child can grow academically, emotionally, physically, and spiritually, to become healthy, productive members of their families and communities.
The focus is on excellence in teaching basic academics as well as non-violence, acceptance of differences, respect for the environment, and the moral advancement of humanity, so that the children develop an understanding that they have a responsibility to make a difference in the lives of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 161 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Northern Light School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $16,612 for elementary schools and $18,763 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland, CA is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).