Redwood Day

Tel: (510)534-0800
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From Kindergarten through 8th grade, Redwood Day students grow into great.
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From Kindergarten through 8th grade, Redwood Day students grow into great.
  • At Redwood Day, everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing.
  • Academically, that means a world-class curriculum and a focus on the individual.
  • Socially and emotionally, that means teaching students to work through conflicts, respect each other`s differences, and honor their diverse community.
  • With these hard and soft skills and the support of a strong community, our students have everything they need to grow into great. Redwood Day is located on 4 acres of land in the heart of Oakland. Our amazing teachers proudly educate close to 400 East Bay children on our beautiful campus.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students410 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeRedwood Day Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size19 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 11 / Jan. 19 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$26,260
Tuition NotesGrades 6-8: $28,600
% on Financial Aid
26%
Average Financial Aid Grant$13,000
Admissions DirectorKatrina Lappin
Admissions AssociateDarlene Bell-Carson

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chorus, Diversity Club, Drama Productions, Jazz Band, Rock Band, Sports Teams, Student Government Chorus, Diversity Club, Jazz Band, Rock Band, Sports Teams, Drama Productions,
Student Government,

School Notes

  • Redwood Day seeks a diverse group of curious and creative students who are academically prepared for our program and will contribute to our dynamic, warm learning environment.  In the admissions process, we require: -Application Form and Fee -Parent Question Responses -Middle School Student Statement (Grades 6-8) -Teacher Recommendation Form -Previous 2 years of report cards -Assessment and Visit at Redwood Day -ISEE (Grades 6-8)
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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $16,916 for elementary schools and $18,265 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).