Berkwood Hedge School

  • 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

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students96 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeBerkwood Hedge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
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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  • Berkeley
    Grades: K-8 | 105 students
    1.1 miles
    2722 Benvenue Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94705
    (510)549-0605
    1.1 K-8
    105
  • Berkeley
    Grades: K-8 | 330 students
    1.2 miles
    2027 7th Street
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    (510)845-0876
    1.2 K-8
    330
  • Berkeley
    Grades: PK-8 | 296 students
    0.7 miles
    1310 University Ave
    Berkeley, CA 94702
    (510)665-8800
    0.7 PK-8
    296
  • Berkeley
    Grades: PK-K | 58 students
    1.2 miles
    2830 9th street
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    (510)845-6969
    1.2 PK-K
    58
  • Berkeley
    Nia House Learning Center
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 60 students
    1.1 miles
    2234 9th Street
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    (510)845-6099
    1.1 PK-K
    60

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