Walden Center & School
- Walden Center and School offers child-centered academics that fully incorporate artistic expression within a supportive community of learners.
- Walden is a progressive, teacher-run elementary school. Our curriculum combines developmentally appropriate expectations with challenging units of study.
- The school's environment enhances each child's academic, emotional, social, creative and physical growth.
- The Walden staff supports experiential learning, cooperative endeavor, creativity and appreciation of personal expression within a broader community.
- We believe that children learn best in an environment that stimulates an interest in the world around them.
|School Type||Alternative School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association for the Education of Young Children|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-6|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Classroom teachers modify program strategies to support mild learning differences with the support of a Learning Specialist.|
|Total Students||83 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 43%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||10 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$12,970|
|Tuition Notes||Payable in 8 installments: a 3 month deposit and $1,297 per month Aug - Feb.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$4,601|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Caroline Schnieders|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
AlamedaGrades: PK-5 | 125 students
1421 High Street
Alameda, CA 94501
BerkeleyGrades: K-8 | 88 students
2722 Benvenue Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
AlamedaGrades: NS | 21 students
3171 Mecartney Rd
Alameda, CA 94502
BerkeleyGrades: K-8 | 304 students
2027 7th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
OaklandGrades: K-5 | 109 students
40 Dulwich Rd
Oakland, CA 94618
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