Head Royce School

4315 Lincoln Ave,
Oakland, CA, 94602-0946
Tel: (510)531-1300
Grades: K - 12 | 830 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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 830 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Head Royce School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
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 The Renaissance School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Oakland Lincoln Child Center
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    Oakland , CA , 94602
    (510)531-3111
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    0  mi  |  61  students  |  Gr.  2-9
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    Oakland , CA , 94602
    (510)336-9897
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  • Oakland
    Fred Finch-oakland Hills Academy
    Special Education School
    3800 Coolidge Ave
    Oakland , CA , 94602
    (510)482-2244
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    0.5  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  7-12
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    1 Estates Drive
    Oakland , CA , 94611
    (510)530-4056
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    0.6  mi  |  288  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Oakland
    The Renaissance School
    Montessori School
    3668 Dimond Ave
    Oakland , CA , 94602
    (510)531-8566
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    0.7  mi  |  106  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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