Northern Light School

  • Northern Light School is committed to providing a high quality education for children from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, especially those who would not have the opportunity for a private school education.
  • The faculty and staff create an atmosphere in which every child can grow academically, emotionally, physically, and spiritually, to become healthy, productive members of their families and communities.
  • The focus is on excellence in teaching basic academics as well as non-violence, acceptance of differences, respect for the environment, and the moral advancement of humanity, so that the children develop an understanding that they have a responsibility to make a difference in the lives of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students132 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Northern Light School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oakland
    Grand Lake Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-6 | 180 students
    7.1 miles
    466 Chetwood St
    Oakland, CA 94610
    (510)836-4313
    7.1 NS-6
    180
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-5 | 137 students
    2.6 miles
    5000 Macarthur Blvd
    Oakland, CA 94613
    (510)430-2118
    2.6 K-5
    137
  • Oakland
    Grades: NS-12 | 115 students
    4.5 miles
    2430 Coolidge Ave
    Oakland, CA 94601
    (510)533-3121
    4.5 NS-12
    115
  • Oakland
    Grades: NS-9
    5 miles
    3650 Dimond Ave
    Oakland, CA 94602
    (510)531-8566
    5 NS-9
    n/a
  • San Leandro
    Assumption School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 267 students
    2.6 miles
    1851 136th Ave
    San Leandro, CA 94578
    (510)357-8772
    2.6 K-8
    267

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