Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 296 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

The Berkeley School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
We offer a summer session at our Preschool campus only.

Student Body

Total Students
296 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
The Berkeley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is grade specific and ranges from $23,800to $32,600 depending on program level.
% on Financial Aid
27%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$8,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lamar Johnson
Admissions Associate
Lavinia Sfetcu (ECC Only)

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ashoka Kids, Student Government Association (1st-8th), We Day

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama (middle school), Studio Art

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Extended Care Program, Ultimate Frisbee Club

School Notes

  • Civic Engagement
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Field Trips to promote experiential learning along with the academic curriculum on all levels
  • Montessori Plus approach to pedagogy at the preschool
  • Lucy Calkins Readers and Writers Workshop
  • Bridges Math K-5; Connected Math + Algebra in Middle School
  • Capstone Spanish and Science immersion trip to Costa Rica for all 8th graders
Profile last updated: 10/18/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 296 students
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Berkeley, CA is $22,305 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Berkeley, CA is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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