Redwood Day

Tel: (510)534-0800
From Kindergarten through 8th grade, Redwood Day students grow into great.
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
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
Average Financial Aid Grant$13,000
Admissions DirectorKatrina Lappin
Admissions AssociateDarlene Bell-Carson


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


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Diversity Club, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Drama Productions, Jazz Band, Rock Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Sports Teams

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 $17,322 for elementary schools and $18,265 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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