Details overview

Hours 8:10 AM - 2:20 AM
School leader Alexander Marcos Hunt
District Berkeley Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Music
Performing arts
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

10
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 41%
Black 22%
Two or more races 16%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 6%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 11%
Female 51%
N/A 49%
Male 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 36%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
1
Clubs
including: Recycling club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Recycling club
Clubs (misc.) Peer Conflict Managers
  Peace News Reporters
  Green Team
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Willard Middle School
  Longfellow Middle School
  Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School

Awards

Community service award Ashoka Changemaker School
Year received 2013
Community service award Welcoming Schools Seal of Excellence
Year received 2014
Academic award California Distinguished School
Year received 2012
Academic award California Business for Educational Excellence Star School
Year received 2012
Academic award California Business for Educational Excellence Star School
Year received 2013

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Amharic
Mandarin
Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.berkeleyschools.net/departments/berkeley-school-admissions/
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014