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School leader:  Aubrey Lane
3748 13th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610-2820

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Multiculturalism / Global, Writing, Mathematics
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Band, Jazz band, Orchestra...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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57 reviews

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Recent Comments


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · October 09, 2015
The teachers are so in tune and devoted. The kids really respect and respond to them.

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · October 09, 2015
But I disagree with homework in general. I think as far as most middle schools go, it's probably average. No more than a 2-3 hours a week

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · October 09, 2015
Our son started sixth grade at Edna Brewer this year. He was at a very popular "hills school" for k-5th grade, and I was prepared for a "reality check" when he began at Brewer. I figured it would be chaotic, that the classes might be boring and... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 09, 2014
My daughter is a 7th grader at Brewer and has been having a great experience so far. 6th grade was amazing- the teachers were so skilled and motivated. They really like the kids and it shows. The 6th grade wing offers a nice transition to middle... more

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About this school

Edna Brewer Middle School is home to the Panthers. Brewer is a diverse middle school with 800 students and high test scores. The school vision has three categories: Academic Achievement, Community Building, and Total Health. Edna Brewer is organized into small learning communities called Families. Families help students and teachers build relationships, and they make our school feel like a smaller, more tight-knit community. At Edna Brewer, Panthers Work Hard. There is a lot of homework and we are transitioning to the new national standards, The Common Core, a few years early so that we are ready and our students are prepared. Edna Brewer teachers are the best in Oakland, committed to student learning and development. We have a strong elective offering and our intervention programming ensures students gain essential English and math skills. Our afterschool program serves one-fourth of our student body and we have sports teams including soccer, flag football and basketball. We have an involved PTSA and we are doing important work with OUSD's African-American Achievement Task Force. Edna Brewer is a great school!

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Last modified: December 8, 2015
Last modified Edna Brewer Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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