Redwood Day School

3245 Sheffield Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602-0946
Tel: (510)534-0800
Grades: K-8 | 373 students
Redwood Day School is:  -An independent, co-educational K-8 school of 375 students -Diverse and inclusive -Spacious, located on a modern 3.5 acre Oakland campus -A connected community where children, families, faculty, and staff partner in education -Balanced  Redwood Day School offers: -A hybrid model that combines strong, engaging academics with a thoughtfully designed social and emotional program -Differentiated instruction -Developmental understanding and appreciation -Community—every student is known  Redwood Day School’s mission:Redwood Day School cultivates a diverse, inclusive community that engages, prepares, and inspires students to thrive academically, contribute to society, and lead healthy, meaningful lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 373 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Redwood Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / Jan. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,100
Tuition Notes Grades 6-8: $24,700
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,500
Admissions Director Katrina Lappin
Admissions Associate Andrea Banks


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus, Diversity Club, Drama Productions, Jazz Band, Rock Band, Sports Teams, Student Government Chorus, Diversity Club, Jazz Band, Rock Band, Sports Teams, Drama Productions,
Student Government,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Patten Academy Of Christian Education (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Jarlath Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Oakland Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland
    Grades: KG-8 | 110 students
    0.2 miles
    2634 Pleasant St
    Oakland, CA 94602
  • Oakland
    Oakland Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-PK | 22 students
    0.4 miles
    3625 Fruitvale Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94602
  • Oakland
    The Renaissance School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 115 students
    0.4 miles
    3668 Dimond Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-12 | 117 students
    0.8 miles
    2430 Coolidge Ave
    Oakland, CA 94601
  • Oakland
    Fred Finch-oakland Hills Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 12 students
    0.8 miles
    3800 Coolidge Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602

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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $15,705 for elementary schools and $18,170 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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