Julia Morgan School for Girls

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  • Julia Morgan School for Girls, the first all girls middle school in the East Bay, opened its doors in the fall of 1999.
  • The primary objective of the Julia Morgan School is to prepare our students to be the confident, capable, creative, and compassionate women of tomorrow.
  • We are dedicated to the intellectual, creative, social and emotional growth of girls during their critical middle school years.
  • Our goal is to provide educational opportunities and positive role models not fully afforded girls in coeducational institutions.
  • We strive to create an arena for academic excellence, critical thinking, positive risk-taking, and the development of individual talents.
  • Learning will extend beyond the walls of the classroom into the community to foster compassion and social responsibility.
  • Julia Morgan School is committed to creating a school community that reflects the remarkable diversity of the East Bay.
  • In addition, we aspire to serve as a resource on girls' education for public and independent school educators.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Year Founded1999
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students145 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Julia Morgan School for Girls Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size21 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11 / Dec. 4
Yearly Tuition Cost$29,975
Tuition NotesOne time enrollment fee of $1200 and technology fee of $325. Tuition includes books, field trips and all program related fees.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$17,648
Admissions DirectorMarcia Bedford
Admissions AssociateEmi Jerome


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Math Club, Technology Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band and Chorus, Improv Group

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Team Sports

School Notes

  • Applicants are required to visit classes and attend a group assessment. 
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