Northern Light School

3710 Dorisa Ave
Oakland, CA 94605-0946
Tel: (510)957-0570
Grades: PK-8 | 161 students
Northern Light School is committed to providing a high quality education for children from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, especially those who would not have the opportunity for a private school education.
The faculty and staff create an atmosphere in which every child can grow academically, emotionally, physically, and spiritually, to become healthy, productive members of their families and communities.
The focus is on excellence in teaching basic academics as well as non-violence, acceptance of differences, respect for the environment, and the moral advancement of humanity, so that the children develop an understanding that they have a responsibility to make a difference in the lives of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 161 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Northern Light School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop O Dowd High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Color Me Children (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sequoyah Community School (1.1 miles away)
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  • Oakland
    Grades: 9-12 | 1164 students
    0.6 miles
    9500 Stearns Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94605
  • Oakland
    Color Me Children
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 33 students
    0.9 miles
    8115 Fontaine
    Oakland, CA 94605
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-12 | 54 students
    1 miles
    9050 Mcgurrin Rd
    Oakland, CA 94605
  • Oakland
    Sequoyah Community School
    Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-K | 71 students
    1.1 miles
    4292 Keller Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94605
  • Oakland
    Grades: NS-8 | 102 students
    1.5 miles
    8924 Holly St
    Oakland, CA 94621

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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $15,885 for elementary schools and $18,170 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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