Redwood Day School

3245 Sheffield Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602-0946
Tel: (510)534-0800
Grades: K-8 | 385 students
Redwood Day School is: -An independent, co-educational K-8 school of 375 students -Diverse and inclusive -Spacious, located on a modern 3.5 acre Oakland campus -A connected community where children, families, faculty, and staff partner in education -Balanced Redwood Day School offers: -A hybrid model that combines strong, engaging academics with a thoughtfully designed social and emotional program -Differentiated instruction -Developmental understanding and appreciation -Community-every student is known Redwood Day School`s mission:Redwood Day School cultivates a diverse, inclusive community that engages, prepares, and inspires students to thrive academically, contribute to society, and lead healthy, meaningful lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 385 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Redwood Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 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. 19 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $25,250
Tuition Notes Grades 6-8: $27,500
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,500
Admissions Director Katrina Lappin
Admissions Associate Darlene Bell-Carson


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus, Diversity Club, Drama Productions, Jazz Band, Rock Band, Sports Teams, Student Government Chorus, Diversity Club, Jazz Band, Rock Band, Sports Teams, Drama Productions,
Student Government,
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