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School leader:  Brian Purcell
6701 International Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94621-3501

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(510) 636-0520
(510) 879-1349
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    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

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    Multiculturalism / Global
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Submitted by a community member · September 15, 2009
I am very surprised by the positive energy this school portrays every time I visit. The school is very well organized and clean and the students are amazing. I was fortunate to experience first hand the development of this school throughout the... more

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About this school

Futures Elementary arose out of the former Lockwood campus in 2007 due to the desires of parents and teachers to have a smaller, more responsive school. We now have over 300 students in K-5 classes. In our second year of operation, Futures had the highest Academic Performance Index (API) gains in the entire district. We emphasize dialogue, relational trust, and inquiry-based learning. Our students and teachers practice mindfulness in the classroom. As one teacher put it, "We are always asking kids to pay attention, but we never teach them how; mindfulness does that." Students stay with the same teacher for two years (K-1, 2-3, and 4-5) in order to deepen trust and understanding in their relationship. We offer a comprehensive after school program that is closely linked to the classroom.

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Last modified: December 8, 2015
Last modified Futures Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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