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PK-8|Private
150 students
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School leader:  Mr. Nigel Whittington
3710 Dorisa Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605

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(510) 957-0570
(510) 957-0559
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"Our School is Best Known for a Comprehensive Education of the Whole Child. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Humanities, Multiculturalism / Global, Social justice
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Vocal lessons / coaching...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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45 reviews

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Teacher effectiveness: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · April 10, 2016
Opportunities for professional development outside of the school; colleague mentoring and peer review; again, the collaborative teacher run model provides for ample opportunities for effective teacher development, sharing effective strategies,... more

Amount of homework: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · April 10, 2016
2 hours in Middle School. There is a need for re-practicing the day's lessons for muscle/mind memory. In lower school grades, it is grade/age level appropriate and designed with a specific skill (not just busy work).

Develops character: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · April 10, 2016
They have a morning circle that is across grades and is a time to honor exceptional students, reflect on values, and encourage the peer mentoring between grades. They also bring in speakers who have impactful stories. Discipline is handled in a... more

Overall: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · April 10, 2016
This is such a hidden gem! It's faculty and staff are committed to promoting a student/teacher/caregiver community and strives to educate the whole child. Lots of individualized attention to the needs of every student (intellectually and... more

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About this school

At Northern Light School, we are committed to building a Pk-grade 8 school family dedicated to offering children an education that will enhance not only their academic growth but also their emotional, physical, and spiritual development. As a faculty, we are here to teach and nurture the children in an environment of challenges, exploration, structure and LOVE. Northern Light School is designed to benefit all of us: Children, faculty, families and the community.

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Last modified: April 11, 2016
Last modified Northern Light School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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