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K-8|Private
110 students
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School leader:  Suzanne Abbey
2101 Livingston Street
Oakland, CA 94606

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(510) 436-4466
(510) 437-2313
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"Beacon helps caring parents raise fearless kids."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Environmental, Multiculturalism / Global...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Video and film production, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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95 reviews

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How would you rate your experience at this school?

5 STARS
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4 STARS
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3 STARS
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2 STARS
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1 STAR
9

Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · February 06, 2017
Teachers are so amazing! The class sizes are small so the teachers can have a strong bond individually with each student.

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · February 01, 2017
I feel this way because I LOVE THIS SCHOOL

Effective school leaders: Agree
Submitted by a parent · October 23, 2016
Suzanne is an experienced Head of School with a long history of leadership in Bay Area Independent schools. She is super hard working and has made many positive contributions to the school since coming 3 years ago.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · October 23, 2016
The kids at Beacon are really nice kids and care about each other and learn how to work together. Te teachers model these values in a warm and caring environment and the kids follow their lead.

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About this school

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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Last modified: February 6, 2017
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