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Berkeley, CA

Berkeley is a spirited city that has evolved into a culinary and cultural destination. The city is known for diversity, environmental sensitivity, and is one of the most politically liberal cities in the nation. Located on the bay, Berkeley is surrounded by Albany, Oakland, and Emeryville. Berkeley is home to the oldest campus in the University of California system, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the beautiful Tilden Regional Park.

Berkeley Hills Located on the east end of Berkeley, the hills have steep, narrow, and winding streets and spectacular views. The Berkeley Hills are just within reach of city life and directly next to Tilden Regional Park. Three beautiful neighborhoods make up the Berkeley Hills: La Loma Park or Nut Hill, Cragmont, and Southampton. La Loma Park features many unique architectural structures such as a reduced-scale replica cloister known as Hume Castle, the Temple of the Wings with Grecian columns, architect Bernard Maybeck's home, and Glendale-La Loma Park at the head of Codornices Creek, abutting the north boundary of the neighborhood. The Cragmont area of the Berkeley Hills is a residential district occupying most of the hill area north of Codornices Creek. Cragmont is family oriented and is set up for families who enjoy spending time outdoors with children. Indian Rock Park for rock climbing, an outdoor amphitheater at John Hinkel Park, and stone slides at Codornices Park and Dorothy Bolte Park are a few of the fun things to do in Cragmont. Cragmont homes, mostly mansions in the Mission style are known for their outstanding views of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. The Southampton neighborhood has a variety of fun outdoor activities. Features of this neighborhood include Bernard Maybeck's Rose Walk, an outdoor theater at the Berkeley Rose Garden, the Lawrence Hall of Science, and Tilden Regional Park is directly east. Tilden Park has a gamut of fun activities such as a botanic garden, environmental education center, little farm, merry-go-round, a steam train, Lake Anza, a golf course, a native nursery, and many trails for hiking. Homes in the Southampton are a large variety from Spanish farmhouses and Tudor manors to Craftsman Bungalows and homes reminiscent of Italian villas.
Central Berkeley Central Berkeley is a flat, grid configuration situated south of University and west of Martin Luther King, where the city offices are located. Interestingly, an area called Poets Corner in Central Berkeley names most of the streets after famous poets. The neighborhood is full of attractive pre-war period Bungalows and Victorians. These are often split inside for the large population of students from the nearby University. The area has quite a bit to offer in affordable food establishments and retail.
Claremont / Uplands This grand neighborhood is set away in the wooded hills in the southeast corner of Berkeley. Residents of the upscale Uplands enjoy the many hidden walking paths surrounded by redwood trees and the specialty stores in the retail shopping areas. The Claremont Club and Spa is an iconic, historic, and architectural monument in the East Bay, and sits at the north end of the Uplands. The neighborhood is full of custom-designed residences, Italian and Spanish period revivals, English cottages, and Prairie style. These properties have beautifully manicured yards and gardens and often panoramic views of the East Bay.
Elmwood Elmwood is a calm, tree-lined neighborhood that sits just south of the UC Berkeley campus. This neighborhood offers unique shops and restaurants and is the home to Alta Bates Hospital and the Judah L. Magnes Museum. Much of the architecture in Elmwood was designed by leading architects such as Julia Morgan and Bernard Maybeck including the Julia Morgan Center of the Arts and Maybeck High School. Spacious Craftsmans, Bungalows, cottages, Victorians, and small apartment buildings make up the majority of real estate in the area. Many of the homes have landscaped yards and gardens. Elmwood is considered one of the best commuter neighborhoods because of the ease of access to major areas.
North Campus The North Campus neighborhood is located in North Berkeley and is known as the birthplace of California cuisine, farm-to-table and local food movements, and a district with amazing restaurants and more. The business district of the neighborhood is nicknamed the "Gourmet Ghetto" offering the best of the best in cuisine. Notable places such as the Cheese Board Collective, French Hotel Café, and Chez Panisse make this area truly special. North Campus is a popular neighborhood for professors and students who attend the science and engineering schools and the seminaries of Holy Hill, but is also close to two BART stations and attracts many visitors. The residential area of North Campus includes charming California Bungalows and Live Oak Park featuring picnic areas, basketball courts, volleyball courts, an art and garden center, and children's playgrounds.
Northbrae This beautiful, family neighborhood is in the foothills in North Berkeley and touches the east end of Albany. The neighborhood's commercial hub is filled with fresh food markets. Other neighborhood features include the North Berkeley Library, whose dark Mission style was designed by Julia Morgan, the Fountain at The Circle, and Peralta Community Park and pond. Additionally, a jogging track pool, and more are open to the public at King Middle School. Most of the homes are Bungalows and period revival with views of both the San Francisco Bay and the Berkeley Hills.
Panoramic Hill Panaramic Hill named "Berkeley's Most Romantic Neighborhood" is a residential neighborhood located at the eastern edge of Berkeley. The one-of-a-kind vernacular homes have been designed on the hill to offer glimpses of natural beauty and rustic architecture. Several of the homes are listed in the State Historic Resources Inventory and the neighborhood is frequently a part of architectural walking tours. Panaramic Hill features the architecture of Julia Morgan, Ernest Coxhead, John Hudson Thomas, Walter Ratcliff, William Wurster, Walter Steilberg, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mark Mack, Harwell Hamilton Harris, and Bernard Maybeck. Residents enjoy the well maintained walking paths, staircases, and fire trails that lead through the hill. Within walking distance from Panaramic Hill are Strawberry and Claremont Canyons.
South Berkeley The South Berkeley neighborhood sits north of Emeryville and extends to West Berkeley. South Berkeley was originally the unincorporated town of Lorin, built on farmland creating wide streets and detailed architecture. South Berkeley is an expressive community with many creative outlets such as the art galleries of the Ashby Arts District and the theater groups Shotgun Players and the Black Repertory Theatre. The neighborhood has many green conscious community organizations such as Berkeley's Spiral Gardens, a community run plant nursery that offers classes on how to create organic home gardens and a Tool Lending Library. San Pablo Park on the west end of South Berkeley features tennis courts, basketball courts, a baseball field, playgrounds, and a community center. The home architecture varies of Victorians and Bungalows as well as large boxy apartment buildings.
Thousand Oaks At the base of the Berkeley Hills lies the neighborhood of Thousand Oaks. The neighborhood also touches Kensington to the north and Albany to the west. Thousand Oaks is primarily residential and offers a variety of real estate including Tudor manors, squat Craftsmans, Colonials, Georgians, and apartment buildings. A unique attribute to Thousand Oaks is the attention to natural formations such as granite boulders and mature oak trees that are incorporated into backyards, driveways, and even interior home design. Other natural rock outcroppings were made into rock climbing parks within the neighborhood. The areas small shopping district offers a variety of dining options and specialty family-owned groceries.
UC Berkeley / Southside The Southside sits beneath the UC Berkeley campus and was originally developed by the College of California (which is now the University of California, Berkeley). Inexpensive eateries, eclectic bookstores, and record shops are among the many businesses that cater to the dense population of students in the area. Residents enjoy the coffeehouse culture, which is undeniable by count of coffeehouses in the neighborhood. Restored Victorians, Neo-Colonial boxes, vernacular-style Bungalows, and shingled cottages reflect the influences of famed architects Julia Morgan and Bernard Maybeck along with other top architects from the area. Many of the homes in the Southside feature separate, self-contained units, which can provide additional income for homeowners, making it perfect to rent out to University students.
West Berkeley West Berkeley is home to the Berkeley Marina and the Oceanview neighborhood. The Berkeley Marina sits beside the San Francisco Bay along with McLaughlin Eastshore State Park. There are several walking and bicycling paths as well as restaurants and a hotel and yacht club in this area. The West Berkeley neighborhood is producing popular shops, restaurants, and pubs that make for a fun and lively atmosphere. Real estate in West Berkeley are mostly single-family homes and some Victorian farmhouses, which were the area's original dwellings. On the north end of West Berkeley is the Oceanview neighborhood, the oldest enclave in Berkeley. Oceanview is an exciting mix of renovated and new housing and retail properties. Within Oceanview is a popular, upscale commercial area on Fourth Street with dozens of specialty boutiques, upscale shops, and unique cuisine. A whistle-stop Amtrack Station along with numerous busses and pedestrian bridges makes this neighborhood very transportation friendly. James Kenney Park offers midnight basketball, summer camps, tennis courts, a library, and a softball and soccer field. Homes in Oceanview are a variety of Victorians, Neo-Colonial houses, newer Craftsman Bungalows, and cottages.
Westbrae The neighborhood of Westbrae sits beneath the west side of Albany. The area's tree lined streets are attractive and well maintained. A large portion of the residents of Westbrae are Cal grad students and young professors. among the many parks and gardens in this neighborhood, Cedar Rose Park offers a soccer field, basketball courts, tennis courts, and playgrounds. The neighborhood's real estate includes Craftsman Bungalows, Spanish Revival cottages, and post-war suburban-style homes, as well as a few remaining early Victorians and farmhouses from when the area was first settled.

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quantum camp (1-8)
2176 shattuck avenue, berkeley, ca 94704
berkeley, CA 94704
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bayhill high school (9-12)
1940 virginia, berkeley, ca 94709
berkeley, CA 94709
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 80 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
archway school (5-8)
1940 virginia street, berkeley, ca 94709
berkeley, CA 94709
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staff members 40 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
berkwood hedge (k-5)
1809 bancroft way, berkeley, ca 94703
berkeley, CA 94703
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staff members 94 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
berkeley arts magnet at whittier school (k-5)
1645 milvia street, berkeley, ca 94709
berkeley, CA 94709
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staff members 448 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
berkeley rose waldorf school (pk-5)
2515 hillegass avenue, berkeley, ca 94709
berkeley, CA 94709
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staff members 145 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
walden center and school (k-6)
2446 mckinley avenue, berkeley, ca 94703
berkeley, CA 94703
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 90 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
global montessori international school (pk-5)
2314 bancroft way, berkeley, ca 94704
berkeley, CA 94704
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staff members 58 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
montessori family school (pk-8)
1850 scenic avenue, berkeley, ca 94709
berkeley, CA 94709
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east bay school for boys (6-8)
2340 durant avenue, berkeley, ca 94704
berkeley, CA 94704
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staff members 95 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
martin luther king middle school (6-8)
1781 rose street, berkeley, ca 94703
berkeley, CA 94703
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staff members 1027 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
shu ren international school (pk-8)
1333 university avenue, berkeley, ca 94702
berkeley, CA 94702
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staff members 107 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
the berkeley school (k-8)
1310 university avenue, berkeley, ca 94702
berkeley, CA 94702
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staff members 280 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
the crowden school (4-8)
1475 rose street, berkeley, ca 94702
berkeley, CA 94702
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 64 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
berkeley technology academy (10-12)
2701 martin luther king junior way, berkeley, ca 94704
berkeley, CA 94704
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staff members 64 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
realm charter middle school (6-8)
1222 university avenue, berkeley, ca 94702
berkeley, CA 94702
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staff members 302 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
school of the madeleine (k-8)
1225 milvia street, berkeley, ca 94709
berkeley, CA 94709
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staff members 313 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
saint mary's college high school (9-12)
1294 albina avenue, berkeley, ca 94706
berkeley, CA 94706
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berkeley adult (n/a)
1701 san pablo avenue, berkeley, ca 94702
berkeley, CA 94702
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willard middle school (6-8)
2425 stuart street, berkeley, ca 94705
berkeley, CA 94705
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 569 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
leconte elementary school (k-5)
2241 russell street, berkeley, ca 94705
berkeley, CA 94705
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 347 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
the academy (k-8)
2722 benvenue avenue, berkeley, ca 94705
berkeley, CA 94705
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 90 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
realm charter high school (9-12)
2023 eighth street, berkeley, ca 94710
berkeley, CA 94710
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 366 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
rosa parks environmental science magnet school (k-5)
920 allston way, berkeley, ca 94710
berkeley, CA 94710
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staff members 463 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
east bay school for girls (k-5)
2727 college avenue, berkeley, ca 94705
berkeley, CA 94705
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black pine circle school (k-8)
2027 7th street, berkeley, ca 94710
berkeley, CA 94710
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 328 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
maybeck high school (9-12)
2727 college avenue, berkeley, ca 94705
berkeley, CA 94705
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 92 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
emerson elementary school (k-5)
2800 forest avenue, berkeley, ca 94705
berkeley, CA 94705
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staff members 305 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
via center (k-12)
2126 6th street, berkeley, ca 94710
berkeley, CA 94710
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marin elementary school (k-5)
1001 santa fe avenue, albany, ca 94706
albany, CA 94706
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staff members 499 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
ecole bilingue de berkeley (pk-8)
1009 heinz avenue, berkeley, ca 94710
berkeley, CA 94710
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 500 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
global montessori international school (k-2)
2830 9th street, berkeley, ca 94710
berkeley, CA 94710
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thousand oaks elementary school (k-5)
840 colusa avenue, berkeley, ca 94707
berkeley, CA 94707
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 442 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
escuela biling??e internacional (pk-8)
410 alcatraz avenue, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 385 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
american international montessori school (k-6)
3339 martin luther king junior way, berkeley, ca 94703
berkeley, CA 94703
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shelton's primary education center (pk-5)
3339 martin luther king jr. way, berkeley, ca 94703
berkeley, CA 94703
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 100 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
peralta elementary school (k-5)
460 63rd street, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 320 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
sankofa academy (pk-5)
581 61st street, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 326 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
cornell elementary school (k-5)
920 talbot avenue, albany, ca 94706
albany, CA 94706
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staff members 548 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
yu ming charter school (k-8)
1086 alcatraz avenue, oakland, ca 94608
oakland, CA 94608
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staff members 307 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
tilden preparatory school (6-12 & ungraded)
1231 solano avenue, albany, ca 94706
albany, CA 94706
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 120 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
ocean view elementary school (k-5)
1000 jackson street, albany, ca 94706
albany, CA 94706
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 652 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
aspire berkley maynard academy (k-8)
6200 san pablo avenue, oakland, ca 94608
oakland, CA 94608
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 530 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
mentoring academy (8-12)
5951 college avenue, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 24 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
macgregor high (continuation) school (10-12)
603 key route blvd, albany, ca 94706
albany, CA 94706
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staff members 16 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
albany high school (9-12)
603 key route boulevard, albany, ca 94706
albany, CA 94706
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 1210 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
claremont middle school (6-8)
5750 college avenue, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 448 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
chabot elementary school (k-5)
6686 chabot road, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 567 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
st. jerome catholic elementary school (k-8)
320 san carlos avenue, el cerrito, ca 94530
el cerrito, CA 94530
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 137 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
the college preparatory school (9-12)
6100 broadway, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 363 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
pacific rim international (k-6)
5521 doyle street, emeryville, ca 94608
emeryville, CA 94608
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 74 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
anna yates elementary school (k-8)
1125 53rd street, emeryville, ca 94608
emeryville, CA 94608
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 524 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
bentley (k-8)
1 hiller drive, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 683 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
kaiser elementary school (k-5)
25 south hill court, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 265 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
hillview christian academy (k-12)
4844 telegraph avenue, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
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north oakland community charter school (k-8)
1000 42nd street, oakland, ca 94608
oakland, CA 94608
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staff members 219 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
emerson elementary school (k-5)
4803 lawton avenue, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 314 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
el cerrito senior high school (9-12)
540 ashbury avenue, el cerrito, ca 94530
el cerrito, CA 94530
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 1429 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
oakland international high school (9-12)
4521 webster street, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 373 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
german international school of silicon valley - berkeley/east bay campus (pk-8)
1070 41st street, emeryville, ca 94608
emeryville, CA 94608
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 100 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
sat: skinner academic tutoring (6-12 & ungraded)
4228 telegraph avenue, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 10 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
st. martin de porres (k-8)
675 41st street, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
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park day school (k-8)
360 42nd street, oakland, ca 94609
oakland, CA 94609
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 310 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
oakland military institute, college preparatory academy (6-12)
3877 lusk street, oakland, ca 94608
oakland, CA 94608
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 646 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
growing light montessori school of kensington (k-1)
52 arlington avenue, kensington, ca 94707
kensington, CA 94707
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 18 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
fairmont elementary school (k-6)
724 kearney street, el cerrito, ca 94530
el cerrito, CA 94530
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 556 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
hillcrest elementary school (k-8)
30 marguerite drive, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 366 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
pacific boychoir academy (4-8)
215 ridgeway avenue, oakland, ca 94611
oakland, CA 94611
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 61 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
aurora school (k-5)
40 dulwich road, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 100 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
holy names high school (9-12)
4660 harbord drive, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 138 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
st. leo the great school (pk-8)
4238 howe street, oakland, ca 94611
oakland, CA 94611
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 228 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
st. theresa school (k-8)
4850 clarewood drive, oakland, ca 94618, oakland, ca 94618
oakland, CA 94618
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 233 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
west wind academy (4-12)
4131 piedmont avenue, oakland, ca 94611
oakland, CA 94611
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prospect sierra school (k-8)
960 avis dr, el cerrito, ca 94530
el cerrito, CA 94530
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 470 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
manzanita middle school (6-8)
461 33rd street, richmond, ca 94806
richmond, CA 94806
web Website students per teacher Educational climate index:
staff members 125 total students Poverty level: percent Enrollment change:
doulos academy (1-12)
152 taurus avenue, oakland, ca 94611
oakland, CA 94611
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