Berkwood Hedge School

1809 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94703-0947
     Tel: (510)883-6990
        
   
Grades: K - 5 | 104 students
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Berkwood Hedge School is an independent kindergarten through fifth grade school located in central Berkeley.
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Our developmental philosophy is based on the understanding that children construct their own knowledge of the world through active and collaborative exploration of their learning environment.
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We see children as competent, articulate, and curious individuals who learn by doing things themselves.
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Our experienced teachers create lessons, materials, and activities that challenge and engage a diverse range of students.
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Our teachers excel at bringing social and academic learning together in emotionally safe classroom environments.
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Curriculum is designed to help students ask questions about society, examine popular culture, and think critically about school life.
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Social justice and service learning activities are integrated throughout the academic curriculum.
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Our strong core curriculum of mathematics, language arts, social studies, and science is supplemented by a vibrant enrichment program including Spanish, Art, Music, Physical Education and Environmental Science and our older students add an inspiring Drama program.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 104 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Berkwood Hedge School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 36%
Admissions Director Debbie Lloyd

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West-wind Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walden Center & School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Global Montessori International School (0.6 miles away)
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  • BerkeleyWalden Center & School
    Alternative School
    2446 Mckinley Ave
    BerkeleyCA 94703
    (510)841-7248
    Alternative School
    0.2 mi | 83 students | Gr. K-6                      
  • BerkeleySt. Joseph The Worker School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2125 Jefferson Avenue
    BerkeleyCA 94703
    (510)845-6266
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 127 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • BerkeleyWest-wind Academy
    Special Program Emphasis  (Non-sectarian)
    1551 University Ave
    BerkeleyCA 94703
    (510)841-1426
    Special Program Emphasis  (Non-sectarian)
    0.5 mi | 24 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • BerkeleyGlobal Montessori International School
    Montessori School
    2830 9th street
    BerkeleyCA 94710
    (510)845-6969
    Montessori School
    0.6 mi | 54 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • BerkeleyShu Ren International School
    1333 University Ave
    BerkeleyCA 94702
    (510)981-0320
    0.7 mi | 41 students | Gr. K-3                      

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