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9-12|Private
360 students
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School leader:  Jonathan Zucker
6100 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618

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(510) 652-4364
(510) 652-7467
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"Our school is best known for its amazing academic program."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Chamber music, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Latin, Spanish
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26 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · October 08, 2015
College Prep is a wonderful community that nurtures a real love for learning. Staff and faculty are highly engaged, welcoming to parents, and communicative about expectations. They also go the extra distance to address concerns and help all... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · October 08, 2015
Overall the teachers my kids have been exposed to are truly amazing. It's common for College Prep teachers to exude passion and deep knowledge of subjects. They make the subject matter engaging in ways that develop strong skills in writing,... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · October 08, 2015
It's true. The school assigns a lot of homework, however, my two kids manage it well overall and find it engaging. The school does a good job moderating homework expectations. No homework weekends are a good example of this.

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Submitted by a student · February 12, 2015
Things are not as they've been reported. Snobbery+elitism? I haven't come across it in my time here, and frequently see the opposite; it's a fact that 25+% of the students are on financial aid, and people who flaunt their wealth are looked down... more

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About this school

At College Prep we believe in the foundational importance of scholarship, the value of dialogue, and the need for academically curious young people to belong to a kind, creative, diverse, and joyful community. We challenge our students to engage deeply in learning, appreciate one another, and grow into adults who are intellectually adventurous, ethically sure-footed, and generous of heart and spirit.

4 / 10

January 15, 2015

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Last modified: October 8, 2015
Last modified The College Preparatory School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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