2
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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 2
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
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School leader:  Dr. Bianca DAllesandro
3700 Coolidge Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602

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(510) 531-6400
(510) 482-7272
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Best known for
"Our school is best known for offering a broad program of electives."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Multiculturalism / Global, Special Education...
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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37 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · November 07, 2016
Bret Harte is a vibrant middle school with a lot going for it. I have 2 kids there, 6th and 8th and they have had a great time. The school is much smaller than many of the middle schools in Oakland and with 7 periods instead of 6, the class sizes... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 07, 2016
The Restorative Justice program is an important part of the school.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 07, 2016
The students really connect with the teachers

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Submitted by a teacher · January 14, 2016
Bret Harte Middle School in Oakland CA is a great school. I should know, I teach there! I may be biased but hear me out. Our school was featured in a video about the EducationSuperHighway, a not-for-profit dedicated to bringing better broadband... more

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About this school

Bret Harte has one of the most diverse programs and student bodies in Oakland. We offer a variety of electives, programs for English Language Learners, an accelerated math program and special education programs for students with disabilities. Our teachers plan differentiated lessons meeting the needs of all students with engaging lessons. We also provide wrap-around services including full-time therapists, guidance counselors, substance abuse counseling and a peer conflict resolution program.

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Last modified: November 7, 2016
Last modified Bret Harte Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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