St. Pauls Episcopal School

116 Montecito Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
Tel: (510)285-9617
Grades: K-8 | 359 students
St. Paul's Episcopal School is an independent co-educational K-8 school in Oakland, CA. Our school was founded in 1975 in the belief that a school must be actively engaged with its community.
Our mission statement centers around the four core tenets of the school: academic excellence, diversity, service to our community, and spirituality.
At every grade level, St. Paul's students learn challenging curriculum and practice becoming compassionate and kind citizens of the classroom and the greater Bay Area.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 359 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. Pauls Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,200
Tuition Notes K-5th Grade Tuition: $22,200 6th-8th Grade Tuition: $23,900 About 50% of families receive some tuition assistance.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Nicole Start
Admissions Associate Vicky Chen

School Notes:

  • St. Paul's Episcopal School provides an education that is intellectually challenging and morally enriching. The School enrolls students from widely diverse cultural, religious, family, racial and socioeconomic backgrounds who are motivated to succeed and who, by the virtue of their character, will contribute to the life and spirit of the School. Students are admitted on the basis of academic and social skills, developmental readiness, past school experience, recommendations and character. Kindergarten and sixth grade are primary entry points into the school. 
  • Our students’ 2013 high school acceptances included Bentley, Bishop O' Dowd, College Preparatory School, Head-Royce, International High School, and Lick-Wilmerding. College acceptances for the class of 2009 included Stanford, Dartmouth, Wesleyan, Rice, Spelman, and the University of California at Berkeley. 
  • The St. Paul’s Admissions process begins in the fall prior to the planned year of attendance. The applications process has three required steps: A tour of the School, the completion of an application, and an assessment. For details, please visit our website: We look forward to getting to know your family.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Paul's Episcopal School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grand Lake Montessori (0.6 miles away)
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    Grades: K-8 | 360 students
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    116 Montecito Ave
    Oakland, CA 94610
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-12 | 199 students
    0.4 miles
    1900 Harrison
    Oakland, CA 94612
  • Oakland
    Grand Lake Montessori
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    Grades: NS-K | 170 students
    0.6 miles
    466 Chetwood St
    Oakland, CA 94610
  • Oakland
    Bayhill High School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 80 students
    0.7 miles
    521 Boden Way
    Oakland, CA 94610
  • Oakland
    Grades: PK-KG | 100 students
    0.7 miles
    246 14th St
    Oakland, CA 94612

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