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.
We warmly welcome families and faculty members of all faiths and those who do not practice a faith.
Our mission: St. Paul's prepares students to be confident and skiled learners, cultivates in them a strong sense of purpose, and inspires them to be generous and active citizens of the world.
Through instruction from our dedicated teachers, our students experience academic rigor by solving complex problems and pursue fearless learning by building resilience and practicing taking academic risks.
They grow as citizens in a school environment that emphasizes diversity, inclusion, servie, and stewardship.
St. Paul's students are sought by the top tier of high schools.
Thank you for getting to know us.
|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)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Total Students||360 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
|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||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$12,322|
|Admissions Director||Nicole Start|
|Admissions Associate||VIcky Chen|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,
Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee,
|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,
- 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.
- Recent high school acceptances included Bentley, Bishop O' Dowd, College Preparatory School, Head-Royce, International High School, and Lick-Wilmerding. Our young graduates have gone on to college at Stanford, Dartmouth, Wesleyan, Rice, Spelman, the University of California at Berkeley and many other excellent schools.
- 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: 08/05/2015
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