"Beacon helps caring parents raise fearless kids."
Students enrolled 110
Hours 8:30 am - 2:55 pm
School leader Suzanne Abbey
Transportation options None
Before school Yes
After school Yes
Summer program Yes

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2101 Livingston Street
Oakland, CA 94606

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4 stars
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October 20, 2014
Our child attended Beacon for several years. Our decision to leave Beacon like other former Beacon families was based upon falling enrollment (the number of students grades K-8 is approximately 100), reduction in teaching staff, lack of accreditation, class sizes that do not promote healthy social interaction, and finally the board's announcement at the end of the 2013-2014 school year that the school is in "start-up mode." Our child is now enrolled in a school with a very active parent community, strong fundraising committee, and transparent school board. The dedicated teachers at the new school provide monthly feedback on academic progress measured against benchmarks.

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2014
This is our first year at Beacon Day School and I can't say enough about the community. My child has special needs and I was at a loss of where they would go and be successful in public school (and other private schools for that matter!). From the moment we entered Beacon the entire community welcomed us. The teachers are wonderful, they all know my name, and they treat children with the respect and rights that they deserve. As an educator, the small class sizes and no homework are a plus. I love the extended year and the vast amount of field trips. So far, Beacon has shown my family their dedication to developmentally appropriate practices and the ability to work with children of all needs.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2014
The addition of the new Head of School, Suzanne Abbey, has brought back the leadership, excitement and energy we have been missing over the last few years. The school was administratively adrift but no more and the future is looking bright. In the short time Suzanne has been here, welcome and positive changes have been made. Head Royce's loss is our gain! My daughter has been attending for the last 5 years and we have felt the quality of the teachers to be outstanding throughout. She is getting a top notch education that is preparing her to be confident learner and thinker. The year round program is something we feel very fortunate to have found. No homework until fifth grade is one of the benefits of having year round school. If I were looking for a school for my child I would definitely visit Beacon.

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2014
From its beginning Beacon has emphasized the school's support for students with learning differences. However, in our experience the school not only does not excel in this area, it actually does a poor job of helping students learn, grow and develop self-confidence. By the time our child was in 3rd grade, it became clear that she and many of her peers were truly being harmed by Beacon's educational approach and lack of community. Like many former Beacon families, we regret drinking the kool aid of smaller class sizes and no homework as beneficial. Sure, small class sizes matter, but a great school is more than a glorified day care center. At AUSD our child entered a school with strong leadership, a coherent academic pedagogy and good facilities. On every level the public school was a step-up from Beacon. In terms of homework, sure it's not always fun to deal with. But, it is a way to ensure you know what your child is learning. Unless your child's only school option is a really bad public school do your child a favor and choose another school. Good Luck!

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2014
Our niece and nephew (who we raise) were enrolled in a less than ideal public school while living with their grandmother in San Jose, and we jumped at the chance to take them into our home and have them begin attending Beacon up here in Oakland. Our niece has a fairly severe documented learning disability, but makes fast friends and loves social interaction. Beacon served her well in getting her the academic support she needed while giving her a wonderful and diverse group of friends. Her challenges were enough that Beacon worked with us to find an even better fit for her for middle school (Raskob), but we are very happy she was a part of the Beacon community for 2nd-5th grade. Our nephew is a bit of his sister's opposite, excelling in most academic areas but struggling sometimes with social interaction amongst his peers - he is blossoming on both fronts as a 6th grader now! It is a credit to Beacon that they were able to provide the academic support for our niece, while providing the needed social support for our nephew - while challenging them both in the areas that they excelled. The staff are skilled and caring, and we are so happy we were able to find this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
This has been my first year with Beacon. The staff is friendly and very good at what they do. I have seen how the kids learn great manners and are so smart! I do hope that Beacon stays around for many years to come because so many families benefit from it.

- submitted by a teacher
April 25, 2014
Beacon Day School is a very special place. In my search for preschools and grade schools, I really found no other place like it. All the teachers are awesome, but unfortunately, the administration and the Board of Directors are not. They have made poorly planned cuts and very reactive decisions in just the short 2 years we have been part of the school. Their communications to parents is lacking of important, pertinent details, if not downright lies to save face or saying what sounds good. They have no strategic plans on how to recruit or turn the school around. And for these reasons, parents/students and good teachers are leaving. At this rate, they will be closed within 3 years. Beacon has lost on average 40 students each year, for 2 years!

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2014
This school has really help to turn our nephew around. Before he came to Beacon he was getting C's and D's in Public School. The individualized attention and small class size really helped him get the attention he needed that he was not getting in the public school. He has been at the school for the last two years. He now gets mostly A's, and just two B's this last trimester. This school has great teachers who keep parents informed of issues when they happen which allows you to deal with the issue as they come up. This school also has a great focus on the Arts (music, dance, and art classes). This school has an excellent after school program, too! This school really prepared him for High School. Becasue of the great education and support that he received at this school he was accepted into 3 of the best private high schools in the area.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2014
Beacon Day School brings a wonderful value to education. All under one roof, Beacon offers fundamentals of reading, writing, math, and science taught by a dedicated staff with years of experience at Beacon. Additionally, class size is small and each class has a floating teacher . Consistency offered can not be beat! The school is year round (and the same price as many 9 mo private schools) and offers before care and summer activities at no additional cost. My son gets consistent attention and class time from specialists providing weekly dance, PE, Spanish, and art to support his learning again at no additional cost. Beacon is a great value and emphasizes increase family time encouraging family vacations on a year-round schedule (not just summer months) and school-work done at school with the education professionals until kids are developmentally ready for homework on their own (not until 5th grade). I wish all schools could be what Beacon is!

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2014
1) My kid is getting a GREAT education; 2) Learning skills that will prepare him for life; 3) The community is fabulous.

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2014
Beacon Day School has enabled our graandson to learn at his own pace w/loving, skilled teachers. Initially, he was challenged in all phases of education, but w/a little extra help in the classroom he has now become a good independent reader and math skills are becoming easier. The arts programs have given him an opportunity to thrive and find the self-confidence he needs to continue in the areas where he is challenged. most. Beacon has been a very positive experience for the family. The all-year school and after hours program is very helpful for working parents. It is more than a 'babysitting' service. All in all a positive experience and one we would recommend.

- submitted by a community member
April 14, 2014
Beacon Day School has been a home away from home for both of my children since ECP (early childhood program). I have a 3rd, 5th grader. Teachers are caring and loving. Staff will act immediately to resolve any issues if one arises. My children have become the most amazing readers, they are thriving in the Beacon's environment which is focusing on the whole child. They are learning at their own pace. No homework and year-around school has been a blessing for us. We still go over our work with both of my children weekly, it's a way to check in to see where they are. We also get bi-weekly report of the classroom from the teachers. The playground has been improved with the wonderful garden area. Overall, It has been a Great experience for our family.

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2013
Beacon Day School offers a well-rounded education that has helped my daughter and her school mates to develop a love of learning, self-confidence, creativity, and respect for others. As I reflect on my daughter's 8+ years at Beacon from her early childhood program to now being a 6th grader, I see the results of their small class sizes, knowledgeable and experienced teachers, and attention to the needs of each student. My child thrives in Beacon's environment where academic coursework and the arts are seamlessly woven together. In Beacon's diverse student, teacher and family community, my daughter has learned to respect and embrace others' differences, and to appreciate her own individuality. Beacon's approach to educating students produces young people who can face any challenge because they have been allowed to learn at their own pace and encouraged to think outside of the box.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
I moved from San Diego where my girls loved & thrived in their school. Anything less would thwart our relocation. Beacon has exceeded a very high bar by huge margins. Beacon at its core believes that children love to learn, & its role is to facilitate children to become good learners & good people. Specifically it believes: 1) that every child learns differently & therefore needs individualized expectations & support; 2) that emotional & social intelligence are critical components of learning; 3) that appreciation & skills of the art are vital to overall growth; 4) that learning takes place at home & therefore has a no homework policy for elementary school; 5) that learning is about a deeper understanding of the subject matter - therefore elementary school is a year long program & middle schools has block scheduling and 6) that children learn with & from each other, and therefore has in the elementary school some multi-grade classes and reading time, and multi-grade electives in middle school. If I was to asked to make changes - I would add more field trips for all grade levels and more active opportunities for involvement in social justice issues.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
The level of professionalism is only outweighed by the caring of the teaching staff. The children are encouraged to 'do stuff', to explore, to share. As a grandparent, I am very pleased that my grand child is attending this school.

- submitted by a community member
October 07, 2013
Small classroom size was extremely important to us and Beacon was the only school we found that kept them small. No larger than 18 in the lower school. We value education more than anything, thus the sacrifice to pay for private, but we didn't want our child pushed and stressed just to show off her education. Kids develop at such different paces, and are almost all caught up by 3rd grade, so we wanted a school that allowed her to develop at her own pace in each subject. The one review complaining that their elementary child was behind when she left is a bit unfair because Beacon doesn't teach "just to test" or push/drag kids when they really aren't ready. They teach to each child's needs! They really focus on the whole child, nurturing a child's individuality and specifically allowing expression through the arts. They have a separate studio for dance lessons, art, motor, and music. Plus they teach Spanish. We know children in many different schools and I can guarantee my daughter is right on pace with her non-Beacon peers. Beacon was also the only private school we looked at that was truly diverse in population. We love it!

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2013
My children have both been at this school since pre-K. The oldest is now in Middle School, and the youngest is in upper elementary. There is no other place we would consider sending them. This is a school that puts children and their needs first. If there was an ideal place for children to learn, it is Beacon. This is a school where children are cherished and made to feel good about who they are, as they are, instead of pathologizing them for not fitting into the norm. One of my children is far ahead of the curve, and the other is slightly behind. Beacon has managed to accomodate both children, and allows them to feel competent and good about themselves. My kids love going to school, and often will ask to stay at school if I pick them up early. Beacon understands working parents. The year-round model, the no homework policy, the seamless before and aftercare...makes you wonder why no one else has gotten the memo that this is what really works best for everyone in the family.

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2013
The ratings of the Beacon School on this list do not reflect the dozens of families who have pulled their children out of Beacon in the past three years becauce of its failing academics, lack of community, and the dearth of communication on the part of the school's administrative staff. My child attended Beacon beginning in pre-school. The pre-school was quite good as was the K-1 teacher and curriculum. In 2nd grade Beacon's no homework policy, limited facilities and lack of community begins to hit home. No homework seems like a great idea except kids at Beacon LAG in learning and skill development by 1-2 grades compared to their peers in other schools as many of us discovered when are children re-enrolled in other, sometimes public schools! Beacon is located in leased space that provides sub-par facilities including a library that consists of hallway rolling carts and a bleak, paved playground that is not commensurate with a decent public school, let alone a private one. If you're stuck in a bad OUSD elementary district you may want to consider Beacon as an option. Otherwise, do not waste your child's foundational years in what has become a very, very weak institution.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2013
My daughter started in preschool and is now in first grade. Her experience has been wonderful. But I actually want to express how great Beacon is for PARENTS: * All-year school -- Students attend all year. Summer vacation is a two-week break in August. Fantastic for their learning, and a dream come true for working parents. No need for camps! Kids stay put, with buddies, learning. * Vacations -- School is all year, so your family can go to Disneyland whenever it works for YOU (ie, NOT when every other family on Earth is there!). * Integrated after care -- Working parents relax. The kids are happy and their after-care teacher is integrated into the regular school day. Your child is a beloved member of the community, which is a wonderful feeling when you have to leave your child for extended hours. * NO HOMEWORK until 5th grade -- More days of school = no need for homework until it is developmentally beneficial. Beacon encourages quality family time and down time for children. Evenings are so pleasant when you play games and eat dinner together instead of battling over spelling words. Beacon is the way school should be, for students AND PARENTS in the 21st century.

- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2012
I cannot recommend Beacon highly enough. It is very strong academically. And it also focuses on helping children make connections across disciplines in a way that is fun and valuable. For example 2nd thru 5th graders memorize and perform poetry for an audience which allows them to work on literature and public speaking/performance simultaneously. The philosophy of the school is to create thoughtful, confident, curious, well-rounded children -- and Beacon is succeeding in this endeavor. The community is welcoming and diverse. Teachers and staff go the extra mile and you can tell they truly love working at Beacon. The fact that it is year round can't be beat as students don't have to re-learn in the fall the math (or other subjects) they learned the previous spring but may have forgotten over the summer.

- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2012
Beacon is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for children. Not only is Beacon strong academically, with a significant number of its graduates going on to attend top-ranking high schools and colleges. but Beacon's emphasis on manners and other "soft" skills gives the students an advantage in a world in which recent generations are often being criticized for lacking the same. Additionally, Beacon has an early childhood program that goes beyond "day care." My child LOVES the teachers and is already starting to spell and add!

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2012
My two children have attended Beacon Day School since they were three years old. They are now 7 and 9 years old and in the 2nd and 4th grades respectively. I still feel strongly that we made the right decision in our school selection. In comparison to other independent schools, Beacon offers a more personable experience. It is a small school with less than 300 students, and they are in touch with the students. The staff and families have established relationships and work well together for the benefit of the children. The academics are strong along with the development of social skills. No bullying is allowed and conflict resolution is taught so that children learn how to resolve issues before they escalate. I feel comfortable and confident that my kids are well taken care of, while I am at work. If we are fortunate enough, they will remain at the school until they graduate from the eighth grade.

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2012
This is an *excellent* place to send one's child. My daughter suffered at a public charter school prior to attending her eighth grade at Beacon.The teachers and staff warmly embraced her right from the beginning of the year. Her academic progress skyrocketed as a result of the approachability of the teachers and staff as well as the humble, caring attitude of the parent community as well. The best part of our one-year experience was the fact that the kids embraced her as a friend right from the "get-go". There were no student cliques and she felt welcome and appreciated. The school is well worth the $$$ and we will miss Beacon a lot.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2010
We moved our 2 children from Thornhill Elementary in the Oakland Schools. They learn differently from one another yet neither's needs could be met once the class sizes at Thornhill increased to over 30, etc. Beacon has been able to be more accomodating and attentive, while still challenging our kids to be the best they can be. It is an especially appealing school for elementary school students because there is no set homework. Kids are able to have free reading time each day and there are book shelves along the hallways so kids can grab a book whenever they want. I could go on and on... this is just a wonderful school.... not perfect but still the best around. If you want your child to be truly nurtured and appreciated for the individual they are, please check out Beacon. Note also it is VERY diverse and alternative families fit in perfectly.

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2010
After looking at 9 schools in the East Bay Area, Beacon was by far featuring the best and most accountable program for my son. The 80% proficiency requirement gives me peace of mind that my son is accountable for his performance. The cores values Beacon supports insures that the community of students have a heightened awareness of diversity, respect and tolerance which I find refreshing from many 'elite' schools. As a 6th grade transfer parent last year, I'm very happy with our decision.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2010
We enrolled our daughter in middle school here, 6th grade, and have had a great experience, after attending 2 other schools. The classes are small, the focus on academics is very solid, is very compassionate, and the 'whole student' is considered with the teaching. The staff is very well organized and attentive to the quality and well being of the student. Very highly impressed with this school and how it is run. Our daughter bounces out of bed each day to get to school, which was not true at other schools she attended.

- submitted by a parent
November 23, 2009
Beacon is Great! We are new to the school and have boys in 3rd and 6th grade (middle school). We came from East Bay Waldorf school - a VERY damaging experience for our 6th grader. We can't say enough good things about Beacon. So well run, so responsive, a very well thought out academic approach, follow-through, small class size, the list goes on and on. We no longer worry about our sons' school experience. If you are looking for something different and have been frustrated elsewhere you should check into Beacon.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 04, 2009
Beacan has great teachers and wonderful enrichment classes. The developmental curriculum allows each child to progress at their own rate seamlessly within the class.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 03, 2009
Finally, a school that teaches to EVERY child. Their motto should be, Truly, NO child is left behind' It's a fabulous learning environment!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 31, 2009
The teachers know their students well and are in tune with their individual needs. The kids are totally excited and interested in going to school every day.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2009
Beacon is amazing. What they promote as their approach to teaching is what they provide for their students. It is a wonderful year-round program that supports working families. Each child is challenged and gifts are encouraged to develop as well as risk taking for new things. A wonderful learning enviroment!

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2009
Just look at the 8th graders at Beacon. Such well rounded, CONFIDENT, smart kids. My children are just starting out at Beacon, but I hope they achieve the same greatness!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2009
Beacon is a learning environment that celebrates individuality, diversity and community. It grows children into competent, compassionate and likable adults.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2009
Beacon focuses on raising and educating a whole child, not just an academic performer. They focus on truly raising a child that is healthy in all areas of development - academic, athletic, social, emotional, etc. Each child is different and Beacon fosters and celebrations that diversity. The support for families is incredible - through discussions and classes that focus your child's development, how Beacon is approaching their education during that development, and how I can be a better parent. The faculty & staff are devoted educators, many of whom are Beacon parents too! My child is accepted for who she is. She is positively encouraged to explore and expand her own dreams of what she is capable of becoming. And Beacon safely guides her (and us) along that journey. I am so thankful for Beacon and the loving care they provide my child, and my family.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2009
Small class size, individualized attention to each student, offers computers, physical education, dance and music weekly to every child from preK to 8th grade.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2009
this wonderful school provides the tools to be academically sucessful in life, and also teaches them socially, emotionally, and to instill a confidence that no matter who they are, they are special. The diversity of this institution matches the world that our children will occupy in their adult lives, and teaches them that no one is excluded due to their backgrounds. These kids truly know how to work through conflicts with others, how to take responsibility for their actions, know that they may have opinions and views that differ from others, and its OK, and, through very well developed and skilled teachers, teach at the speed the student can grasp..

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2009
The teachers are passionate about teaching, and encourage children to learn in many different ways. As a result the children are passionate about learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 25, 2009
Beacon is a very welcoming school. The staff and teachers are incredibly passionate and sincere about all the children receiving a great education. The kids at Beacon are engaged, happy, and learning. My family and I are very happy to be a part of Beacon Day School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 04, 2009
Love the faculty and staff, friendly hardworking and sincere. Truly diverse without bragging about it; very down to earth and cutting edge in academic approach to children and their learning. All the kids know the teachers and staff and the staff/faculty get to know the children as well. Everyone is diverse economically and racially...

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2009
We moved to Oakland from the East Coast. We were not overly thrilled about any of the schools that our son had previously attended until we came upon Beacon. The school philosophy of fostering life long learning seems to work. Our son now likes going to school (as much as 9 yo boy can). He has become more confident and likes learning. The full year program is much more manageable for us and takes a lot of pressure off of him (and us) since there is no homework for K-4. It is pricey but we believe that it is well worth the investment. Also the school recognizes that parents are busy and does not overload you with fundraisers, events, etc. The teachers also seem genuinely interested in the kids learning and the small class sizes and individual attention is good for kids who do not fit the cookie cutter mold.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 01, 2009
The faculty from Richard, the Head of school, to the after care teachers are all wonderful! My child looks forward to school...weekends at home are 'boring'! Mondays can't come fast enough for her...All the children are so engaged!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 30, 2009
It has provided my son with the most nurturing and supportive environment for his success-I love it!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 30, 2009
We love Beacon Day School! It truly is a fantastic place to learn. They are passionate about the Arts, and have challenged and supported my son academically. It is a year round school, that understands the needs of a two working parent family. I can't say enough great things about Beacon... I highly recommend this school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 28, 2009
Beacon helps create confident, successful learners, who truly enjoy school, enthusiastically embrace the arts and are at home in a genuinely diverse community.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2009
My two kids at Beacon are thriving both academically and socially. The arts programs are strong, but I wouldn't consider it an art school. Academics are rigorous, but it the program stresses that the kids master a skill before they move on. I can imagine that might leave some kids who transfer out to a public school mid-stream feeling behind. However, I've seen first hand that if the kids are allowed to learn this way, they really MASTER the skills. They don't teach to the test and don't force kids to learn all at the same rate. My bright kids feel challenged but not burned out by school. They love to learn and read more than most kids I know (they have time without all that homework). Both can't wait to go every day of the 230+ days of school every year.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 20, 2009
My child went to Beacon for four years. Beacon's program is not academically sound. In Math when my child transferred to a public school she was two grade levels behind. I would not recommend this school to anyone that was concered with making sure their child was on competent.

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2008
Beacon Day School addresses how children learn better than any other school I have seen. All children at Beacon master the skills of reading, writing and math before they move on to more challenging work. My 6th grade daughter is thriving because she loves school. Homework was given in 4th adn 5th grade at an appropriate level and now in 6th grade although she has hoemwork daily, she is ready to take it on. She didn't need 2 hours of homework a night since 1st grade to learn how to do it. All Beacon kids are able to experience daily success at school and this enables them to take acdemic risks as they are presented.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2006
This is our second year at Beacon. The longer I am there the more amazing things I discover. The children are so very happy, they love coming to school! By 6th grade the students on average test 2 years above grade level, mainly because they do not advance until they have mastered each skill...and kids who advance quickly move on quickly - lots of gifted kids. Kids are very attuned socially and differences are respected. The teachers we have had are amazing, quite experienced, are highly organized, and know exactly what they want to accomplish. But they are also very personable and the kids just love them. I just think this is a hidden jewel of a school. Don't be put off by its location, which is a bit urban feeling. Apply for financial aid, it can really help the tuition crunch. Quite a value since it is year round.

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2006
This is a fabulous school. The staff is very attendtive and the school has such a strong liberal arts program. The parent participation is strong and there is a strong sense of community.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2006
My daughter started in Kindergarten at Beacon and is now in 7th grade. Beacon is a very nurturing environment and that's great for small children and kid's with various developmental problems. My biggest complaint is their homework policy. Many schools go overboard in the homework arena. Beacon's policy, through 5th grade, is little to no homework, which isn't a good alternative. Sixth grade was very hard for my daughter because homework and time management skills are learned and developed over time. My daughter has been lucky and has had some great teachers at Beacon. Overall, I expect more from a private school.

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2006
Beacon Day school is fabulous, my daughter is in the Pre-K program and we could not be happier. The only problem is the cost, Beacon is a wonderful experience and my daughter can't wait to get to school everyday but in regards to this school the old addage rings true - you get what you pay for.

- submitted by a parent
February 16, 2006
My child has gone to Beacon since the first grade. I have been pleased with the quality of the developmentally learning environment. The classes are small enough for the teachers to provide each child with the necessary attention they need. The school is year round and I highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2005
Beacon is an art based school,with dance ,music, computer,and art classes. Beacon families are very diverse coming from different social, economic,and cultural backgrounds.Parent envolvement is encouraged, but never mandatory. Children are placed in classes based on developmental needs not by age. Beacon starts homework at 5th grade, feeling that it is important to have family time after a busy school and work day.

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2004
My daughter is in first grade and thriving in this environment. The teachers are excellent and committed and the community is strong and kid achievment focused. Beacon fosters life long learning.

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September 04, 2004
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Beacon is a school like no other, though precisely what every school should be. Beacon is a way of educating that frees minds, open hearts and releases spirits, to help children thrive in our ever changing world. One by one, at their own pace, our students become critical thinkers, problem solvers and creative explorers who are articulate, capable and fearless. Together, our students learn how to get along, help others, and lead through tolerance, compassion, empathy and altruism.

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Beacon Day School
2101 Livingston Street, Oakland, CA  94606
(510) 436-4466
Last modified Beacon Day School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
Beacon Day School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 56 reviews. Top