Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 38% 26%
Two or more races 35% 3%
Black 9% 6%
Hispanic 8% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Rock band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
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
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Facilities Computer lab
Library

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Equestrian
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Cooking club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Yoga club
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 No

After school program

Program name After School Program
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Academic (homework help and/or standards-based programs)
Athletics
Life skills
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 7:30 AM
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Is there a fee for the program? No
Website Https://www.bentleyschool.net/podium/default.aspx?t=122753&rc=1
Phone number 510-843-2512

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner UC Berkeley
Partner website Http://berkeley.edu/
Partner Cal Shakes
Partner website Http://www.calshakes.org/

Enrollment

Apply Now - Learn more Https://www.bentleyschool.net/podium/default.aspx?t=114773
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $30000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012