Bentley School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school, grades K-12.
Bentley School inspires inquiry, academic excellence, personal achievement, and character by engaging students' intellect and creativity, and by encouraging them to embrace values that enrich their community and the world.
Honor, character, dignity, compassion, and ethical responsibility are fundamental ideals in our community and in our approach to teaching and learning.
Our comprehensive and academically rigorous curriculum promotes a life long pursuit and love of learning; provides a range of challenging opportunities in academics, athletics and the arts; encourages balance in students' individual interests and goals.
The support of intellectual inquiry is developed by encouraging students to explore their individual skills and talents and by provoking a willingness to articulate ideas and to engage critical thought.
We provide an environment that allows students to take risks and to confront challenges in creative and individual ways.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 686 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bentley School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
686 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Bentley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

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Date
Fall Holiday (SCHOOL CLOSED)
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break (SCHOOL CLOSED)
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Winter Break (SCHOOL CLOSED)
December 19, 2022 (Monday)
Winter Break (SCHOOL CLOSED)
December 19, 2022 (Monday)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (SCHOOL CLOSED)
January 16, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 686 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $20,306 for elementary schools and $22,144 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland, CA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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