Berkwood Hedge School

Tel: (510)883-6990
  • Berkwood Hedge School is an independent kindergarten through fifth grade school located in central Berkeley.
  • Our developmental philosophy is based on the understanding that children construct their own knowledge of the world through active and collaborative exploration of their learning environment.
  • We see children as competent, articulate, and curious individuals who learn by doing things themselves.
  • Our experienced teachers create lessons, materials, and activities that challenge and engage a diverse range of students.
  • Our teachers excel at bringing social and academic learning together in emotionally safe classroom environments.
  • Curriculum is designed to help students ask questions about society, examine popular culture, and think critically about school life.
  • Social justice and service learning activities are integrated throughout the academic curriculum.
  • Our strong core curriculum of mathematics, language arts, social studies, and science is supplemented by a vibrant enrichment program including Spanish, Art, Music, Physical Education and Environmental Science and our older students add an inspiring Drama program.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students104 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeBerkwood Hedge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
36%
Admissions DirectorDebbie Lloyd
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