Details overview

Hours 8:30 am - 2:55 pm
School leader Suzanne Abbey
Transportation options None
Summer program Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Year-round
Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Outdoor learning lab
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Enrichment
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 42% 26%
Black 32% 6%
Hispanic 19% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 7% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
5
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
7
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Volleyball
Girls sports (misc.) Circuit Training
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Circuit Training
Clubs Chess club
Dance club
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) MIndfulness
  Music Ensembles
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

After school program

Program name B.E.S.T.
About the program The Beacon Extended School Time program is on campus, includes enrichment classes, a snack and outside time.
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Academic (homework help and/or standards-based programs)
Athletics
Life skills
Other
Types of activities (misc.) Electronics
Operated by Lori Roberts
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 2:55 PM
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
How can parents find out more about fees? Visit website
Website Www.beaconday.org
Phone number 510 436-4466

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools Daycare/Preschool Centers
  Family Daycare/Preschool
  Public Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Bishop O'Dowd High School
  Head-Royce School
  St. Joseph Notre Dame High School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Computer specialist
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.beaconday.org/s/314/index3.aspx?sid=314&gid=1&pgid=795
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 50
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 20
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012