Facts at a Glance

  • Founded in 1971
  • K-6th grade equivalent coeducational elementary school; Non-profit, independent
  • Enrollment: 227 students in 9 classrooms within 4 Clusters of classrooms
  • 180 Families
  • Multi-age classes: 2-year age-range
  • Faculty: 18 Lead teachers, 5 Specialists (Art, Music, P.E., Library, Studio)
  • Youngers Class size: 22 students
  • Average Class size: 25 students
  • 10:1 student-to-teacher ratio; 6:1 student-to-faculty, staff, & admin ratio
  • School hours: 8:45am to 3:00pm (2:00pm on Tuesdays)
  • Extended care: 8:00am to 6:00pm – Aftercare includes enrichment classes and activities
  • Award-winning Sustainable Urban Campus; 1.2 acres of land; 30,500 sq. feet of buildings; Adjoining retreat and outdoor spaces for each classroom
  • Outdoor education and service learning projects at all grade levels
  • Financial Aid: nearly 17% of tuition income is allocated to financial assistance
  • Diversity: more than 22% of the student body receives Financial Aid; $1.1 Million in Financial Aid granted; 45% faculty and staff of color; 39% students of color; Students come from 35 zip codes and 82 different preschools/feeder schools
  • Accreditation and Memberships: California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS); National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS); The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE); The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs; California Association of Private School Organizations (CAPSO); California Independent School Business Officers' Association; Elementary School Admissions Directors Consortium (ESAD)
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