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Redwood Day Photo #1 - 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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 418 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $27,310
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 10 / Jan. 18 / rolling

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Redwood Day places among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
418 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Redwood Day Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
19 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Dec. 10 / Jan. 18 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grades 6-8: $29,740
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$15,000
Admissions Director
Katrina Lappin
Admissions Associate
Darlene Bell-Carson

Sports

Extracurriculars

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)

School Reviews

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I'm constantly impressed by the quality of education that my children receive at Redwood Day School. It's hard to give just a brief overview of the school but this is a school where there are strong academics, a beautiful facility, and dedicated faculty and staff. My students are encouraged to stretch and grow. Diversity and inclusion are also part of the fabric of what the school is and is trying to be.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 418 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $27,310
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 10 / Jan. 18 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $19,352 for elementary schools and $21,331 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).

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