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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 2
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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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"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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32 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
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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Submitted by a parent · January 12, 2016
Top 5 Reasons to Send Your Child to Bret Harte! 1) Great Teachers! Our daughter has had great teachers every year who inspired her in her studies. Has she ever had a class that was "just OK?" Yes, a couple in three years. Think back to your... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 02, 2015
I transferred my son from a private school in Berkeley to Bret Harte in the 7th grade. My son has a IEP and is and was placed in the SDC program there. Each teacher my son had, provided more than support and encouragement, which placed me at ease.... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 25, 2015
I have been a Bret Harte parent for 3 years, and have been really impressed with the effective and engaging teachers as well as the strong leadership from the administration. My daughter is very enthusiastic about the classes and social... 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: January 14, 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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