Archway School

250 41st St, Oakland / 1940 Virginia Street, Berkeley, 94709,
Oakland, CA, 94611-0946
Tel: (510)547-4747 / 51
Grades: K - 8 | 94 students
Archway School is an independent K-8 school located on two campuses in Oakland (K-4) and Berkeley (5-8), California.
"Preparing Learners for Life," we provide an engaging and challenging curriculum focused on academics, responsibility, community, and hands-on learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 94 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Archway School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 11 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 28 / Feb. 4 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,000
Tuition Notes K-5 $16,000 6-8 $17,000
% on Financial Aid 45%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate 40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Melissa Castello Zippin


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Camping Trips, Cooking, Drama, Electives, Multi-media classes, Snow Trip, Spanish, Sports, Student Council Art, Camping Trips, Cooking, Drama, Electives, Snow Trip, Spanish, Sports, Multi-media classes,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • 12-16 students per class
  • Art, Drama, Multi-media, Sports, PE, Electives and Spanish
  • A full-day kindergarten
  • Frequent enriching field trips, including camping trips
  • Before and after school care on site

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Cheim School Oakland (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pacific Boychoir Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is School Of Saint Leo The Great (0.2 miles away)
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  • Oakland Pacific Boychoir Academy
    All-boys | Special Program Emphasis
    215 Ridgeway Avenue
    Oakland , CA , 94611
    All-boys | Special Program Emphasis
    0.1  mi  |  61  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Oakland
    School Of Saint Leo The Great
    (Roman Catholic)
    4238 Howe St
    Oakland , CA , 94611
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  242  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Oakland
    Park Day School
    360 42nd St
    Oakland , CA , 94609
    0.4  mi  |  298  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Oakland
    St. Martin De Porres School
    (Roman Catholic)
    675 41st St
    Oakland , CA , 94609
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  215  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Oakland
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    Oakland , CA , 94610
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