Mills College Childrens School

5000 Macarthur Blvd,
Oakland, CA, 94613-0946
Tel: (510)430-2118
Mills is an independent liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for women and men.
The College educates students to think critically and communicate responsibly and effectively, to accept the challenges of their creative visions, and to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to effect thoughtful changes in a global, multicultural society.
Mills encourages openness to experimentation in the context of established academic disciplines.
Programs are designed to reflect the importance of global issues, provide an understanding of the natural world, and enhance opportunities for women in their developing roles throughout society.
The curriculum combines traditional liberal arts with new educational initiatives that recognize the value of cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity.
Inspired by a teaching philosophy that grows out of its longstanding dedication to women’s education, Mills provides a dynamic learning environment that encourages intellectual exploration.
The faculty of nationally and internationally respected scholars and artists is dedicated to developing the strengths of every student, preparing them for lifelong intellectual, personal, and professional growth.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 4

Student Body

Total Students 41 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 48%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Julia Morgan School for Girls (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sts.cyril-louis Bertrand Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dr Herbert Guice Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • Oakland Julia Morgan School for Girls
    All-girls 
    5000 MacArthur Boulevard
    Oakland , CA , 94613
    (510)632-6000
    All-girls 
    0  mi  |  185  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Oakland
    Sts.cyril-louis Bertrand Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    3200 62nd Avenue
    Oakland , CA , 94605
    (510)638-9445
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  199  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Oakland
    Spectrum Center
    Special Education School
    6325 Camden St
    Oakland , CA , 94605
    (510)729-6384
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  NS
  • Oakland
    St. Lawrence O'toole School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3695 High St
    Oakland , CA , 94619
    (510)530-0266
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  202  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Oakland
    Dr Herbert Guice Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    6925 International Blvd
    Oakland , CA , 94621
    (510)729-0330
    (Baptist)
    1.1  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 31, 2013 - Our son is in Kindergarten at MCCS and we are so pleased. It is a small school with small class sizes and multi grades in each class. K/1, 2/3 and 4/5. The teachers are wonderful and very welcoming. His is excelling academically, and loves the extracurricular activites that are also part of the class. They include, art, music, culture and Spanish. Highly recommend! - Posted by Parent

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