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Hours 8:25 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Tom Hughes
District Oakland Unified School District
Transportation options Yes
Summer program Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Poetry
Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

14
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairments
Significant developmental delay
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

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

Students by group

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

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
6
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Cooking club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 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

Dress code Uniforms
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
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

17
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Arabic
Cantonese
Japanese
Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
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

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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