Bentley School

1 Hiller Dr,
Oakland, CA, 94618-0946
Tel: (510)843-2512
Grades: K - 12 | 645 students
Bentley School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school, grades K-12.
Bentley School inspires inquiry, academic excellence, personal achievement, and character by engaging students’ intellect and creativity, and by encouraging them to embrace values that enrich their community and the world.
Honor, character, dignity, compassion, and ethical responsibility are fundamental ideals in our community and in our approach to teaching and learning.
Our comprehensive and academically rigorous curriculum promotes a life long pursuit and love of learning; provides a range of challenging opportunities in academics, athletics and the arts; encourages balance in students’ individual interests and goals.
The support of intellectual inquiry is developed by encouraging students to explore their individual skills and talents and by provoking a willingness to articulate ideas and to engage critical thought.
We provide an environment that allows students to take risks and to confront challenges in creative and individual ways.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 645 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 62%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Bentley School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The College Preparatory School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aurora School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Little Elephant Montessori School (0.9 miles away)
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  • Oakland The College Preparatory School
    6100 Broadway
    Oakland , CA , 94618
    (510)652-4364
    0.5  mi  |  363  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oakland
    Aurora School    
    Alternative School
    40 Dulwich Road
    Oakland , CA , 94618
    (510)428-2606
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  126  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Oakland
    Holy Names High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    4660 Harbord Drive
    Oakland , CA , 94618
    (510)450-1110
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  278  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oakland
    Little Elephant Montessori School
    Montessori School
    5782 Miles Ave
    Oakland , CA , 94618
    (510)597-1963
    Montessori School
    0.9  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Oakland
    Rockridge Montessori School
    Montessori School
    5610 Broadway
    Oakland , CA , 94618
    (510)652-7021
    Montessori School
    1  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  PK-K

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