St. Paul's Episcopal School

116 Montecito Ave,
Oakland, CA, 94610-0946
Tel: (510)285-9600
Grades: K - 8 | 360 students
Welcome to St. Paul's Episcopal School, 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.
   Our curriculum is guided by the conviction that the foundation of learning rests upon the mastery of basic skills and concepts.
 St. Paul's students are sought by the top tier of high schools.
Thank you for getting to know us.

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)
National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 360 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 58%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,200
Tuition Notes Tuition for K - 5th grade is $22,200; for 6th-8th grade it is $23,920. About 50% of our families receive tuition assistance.
% on Financial Aid 51%
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,322
Admissions Director Nicole Start
Admissions Associate VIcky Chen

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports BasketballCross CountryFlag FootballUltimate FrisbeeVolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Advanced Math, Band, Drama, Hip Hop Dance, Spanish Club, Student Council, Yearbook Advanced Math, Band, Drama, Hip Hop Dance, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Student Council,

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: https://www.spes.org/Admissions/Overview. We look forward to getting to know your family; please come for a tour of our school to learn more about us!

  • Profile last updated: 09/12/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bayhill High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grand Lake Montessori (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church Pvt School (0.9 miles away)
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    (510)268-1500
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