Details overview

Hours 08:15 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Dr. Bianca DAllesandro
District Oakland Unified School District
Transportation options Yes
Summer program Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Multiculturalism / Global
Special Education
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Deafness
Developmental delay
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms
Self-contained ELL classrooms
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Black 37%
Hispanic 31%
Asian 16%
White 6%
Pacific Islander 3%
Filipino 2%
Two or more races 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 43%
Male 57%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 86%
English Language Learners 22%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
10
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
10
Clubs
including: Game club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Cycling
Flag football
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Cycling
Flag football
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Chess club
Cooking club
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Math club
Robotics club
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

After school program

Program name PASS
About the program Oakland Leaf is the lead agency for the Bret Harte after school program PASS which takes place every day until 6pm providing academic support and enrichment to all students free of charge.
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Academic (homework help and/or standards-based programs)
Athletics
Life skills
Operated by Oakland Leaf Foundation
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
End time 6:00
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? 6
7
8
Is there a fee for the program? No
Website Http://www.oaklandleaf.org/
Phone number 510-531-6400

Summer program

Program name Bret Harte Summer Bridge
About the program Full day academic intervention and enrichment.
Types of activities Arts
Academic
Athletic
Life_skills
Science Nature
Special Needs
Technology
Operated by OUSD
Dates offered (start) 06/22/2015
Dates offered (end) 07/17/2015
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 8:30 AM
End time 3:15 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? 8
7
6
Is there a fee for the program? No
Before / after care offered Neither
Website Http://www.ousd.k12.ca.us/bretharte
Phone number 510-531-6400

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Sequoia Elementary
  Fruitvale Elementary
  Laurel Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Skyline High School
  Oakland Technical High School
  Oakland High School

Teachers

14
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Arabic
Cantonese
Mandarin
French
Hebrew
Hmong
Japanese
Latin
Russian
Spanish
Tagalog
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) AC Transit lines NL, 57, 58, and 657 serve our school.
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Outward Bound
Partner website Http://www.outwardbound.org/
Partner Oakland Leaf Foundation
Partner website Http://www.oaklandleaf.org/
Partner WorldStrides
Partner website Http://dn.educationaltravel.com/
Partner Girls, Inc.
Partner website Http://www.girlsinc-alameda.org/
Partner NatureBridge
Partner website Http://www.naturebridge.org/

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014