Head Royce School

4315 Lincoln Ave
Oakland, CA 94602-0946
     Tel: (510)531-1300
Grades: K - 12 | 823 students
Founded in 1887, Head-Royce is an independent, college-preparatory, coeducational, non-denominational, K-12 school, which offers a challenging educational program.
The mission of Head-Royce School is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning and exuberance for academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for the diversity that makes our society strong, and to encourage constructive and responsible citizenship.
The school nurtures the development of the whole child through a program that seeks to develop intellectual abilities such as scholarship and disciplined, critical thinking; to foster in each student integrity, ethical behavior, compassion, and a sense of humor; to promote responsibility and leadership, an appreciation of individual and cultural differences, and a respect for the opinions of others; to nurture aesthetic abilities such as creativity, imagination, musical, and visual talent; and to encourage joyful, healthy living and physical fitness.
All members of the Head-Royce community strive to create an educational environment that reflects the school's core values of academic excellence, diversity, and citizenship, one in which each student can thrive.
We believe that a program based on these core values will prepare our students to be effective global citizens as they face and embrace the challenges and opportunities of the future.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 823 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Head Royce School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fred Finch-oakland Hills Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Child Center (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Growing Light Montessori School (0.3 miles away)
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  • OaklandLincoln Child Center
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    OaklandCA 94602
    (510)531-3111
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    0 mi | 61 students | Gr. 2-9                      
  • OaklandGrowing Light Montessori School
    Montessori School
    4700 Lincoln Avenue
    OaklandCA 94602
    (510)336-9897
    Montessori School
    0.3 mi | 88 students | Gr. NS-2                      
  • OaklandFred Finch-oakland Hills Academy
    Special Education School
    3800 Coolidge Ave
    OaklandCA 94602
    (510)482-2244
    Special Education School
    0.5 mi | 12 students | Gr. 7-12                      
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    1 Estates Drive
    OaklandCA 94611
    (510)530-4056
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    0.6 mi | 288 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • OaklandThe Renaissance School
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    3668 Dimond Ave
    OaklandCA 94602
    (510)531-8566
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    0.7 mi | 115 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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