Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley

1009 Heinz Avenue,
Berkeley, CA, 94710-0947
     Tel: (510)549-3867
Grades: PK - 8 | 535 students
Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley is the oldest and largest bilingual school in the East Bay, with a full-immersion program for children ages 3 to 14.
Our graduates are "at home in the world": fully bilingual, well-prepared academically, critical thinkers, conversant with technology, and ready to succeed in the 21st century.
Accredited by CAIS/WASC and the French Ministry of Education.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Yes. Learning Specialist on site.
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 535 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,120
% on Financial Aid 45%
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Brigitte Bastrenta

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerTrack and Field,

School Notes:

Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley educates a diverse population of boys and girls, inspiring them to strive for academic excellence and to develop a high sense of personal and social responsibility. We offer a challenging and rigorous course of study in both French and English, set in a multicultural environment. We support each student in the acquisition of skills and the development of character necessary for citizenship in an increasingly complex world.

Profile last updated: 10/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Cheim School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nia House Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nia House Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
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