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 98%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Northern Light School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby 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 Ile Omode (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OaklandBishop O Dowd High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    9500 Stearns Avenue
    OaklandCA94605
    (510)577-9100
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 1164 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OaklandColor Me Children
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    8115 Fontaine
    OaklandCA94605
    (510)430-1322
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | 33 students | Gr. K                      
  • OaklandCandell's College Preparatory Academy
      (Christian)
    9050 Mcgurrin Rd
    OaklandCA94605
    (510)867-0390
      (Christian)
    1 mi | 54 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • OaklandIle Omode
    8924 Holly St
    OaklandCA94621
    (510)632-8230
    1.5 mi | 109 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • San LeandroAnchor Education
      (Brethren)
    Po Box 368
    San LeandroCA94577
    (510)786-4188
      (Brethren)
    2 mi | 9 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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