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.: 45%
Students by Grade Head Royce School Student 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 Growing Light Montessori School (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland
    Lincoln Child Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-9 | 61 students
    0 miles
    4368 Lincoln Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)531-3111
    02-9
    61
  • Oakland
    Grades: NS-2 | 43 students
    0.3 miles
    4700 Lincoln Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)336-9897
    0.3NS-2
    43
  • Oakland
    Fred Finch-oakland Hills Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 12 students
    0.5 miles
    3800 Coolidge Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)482-2244
    0.57-12
    12
  • Oakland
    Corpus Christi School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 288 students
    0.6 miles
    1 Estates Drive
    Oakland, CA 94611
    (510)530-4056
    0.6K-8
    288
  • Oakland
    Oakland Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-PK | 22 students
    0.7 miles
    3625 Fruitvale Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)482-3111
    0.7NS-PK
    22

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
Why Would I Want to....
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
June 28, 2015
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $15,447 for elementary schools and $18,170 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos