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Programs

Classes

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
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Urban Expression
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Year-Round
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Year-round
Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Enrichment
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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

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Students

Student diversity

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

Extracurriculars

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

Dress code Dress code
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
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

Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
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
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 50
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 20
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012