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School leader:  Mr. John Lynch
215 Ridgeway Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611

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(510) 652-4722
(510) 295-2849
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Best known for
"We are the West Coast's only choir school, with a Grammy-winning music program."

BASIC INFORMATION

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

  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Theory, Creative writing, Drama...
  • World languages
    Latin, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Swimming, None
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29 reviews

Community rating

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
4

Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 20, 2016
I'd think twice before sending your son here. There's been nearly 100% turnover of teachers in the past year (the most senior is the part-time Spanish teacher, who's only been there 18 months) and a 35% decline in enrollment - not signs of a... more

Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
Submitted by a parent · April 20, 2016
The academic teachers are inexperienced and often teaching subject matter beyond their area of expertise.

Develops grit: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · April 20, 2016
The boys are very well trained as performers, which requires a certain level of determination.

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · April 05, 2015
Students are expected to police each other which isn't fair when it comes to different levels of learning and behavior per class. It's too much pressure for the kids and confuses the academic focus.

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Come take a peek inside PBA’s day school! Attend one of our upcoming Parent Tours and learn why the choir school continues to grow and prosper year after year. Hear first hand why the students and families love school at Pacific Boychoir Academy. Parent Tours: Tuesday, March 24 9:30-11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 2 9:30-11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 14 9:30-11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 23 9:30-11:00 a.m.

January 29, 2015

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Pacific Boychoir Academy
215 Ridgeway Avenue, Oakland, CA  94611
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. (510) 652-4722
Last modified Pacific Boychoir Academy is a Private school that serves grades 4-8
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