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Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley is a French-English bilingual school in south-west Berkeley in northern Alameda County in the East Bay region of California. We provide a bilingual, international environment where children from preschool through to eighth grade are cared for, stimulated and challenged. We are the oldest bilingual school in the East Bay area.
Our graduates go on to top high schools and colleges, and at last count they had lived, worked, and studied in 47 countries worldwide. We offer students a well-balanced program that combines the best of the French and American educational approaches. We also provide a wide range of services to enrich students' educational experience.
We offer families a strong sense of community. The closely-knit “family” of the school is vital in creating a nurturing environment for our children. Our international atmosphere and inclusiveness comes through in events that celebrate the wonderfully varied backgrounds of our students.
Since we first opened our doors in 1977, enrollment has grown from 55 students to 525, and the number of languages we offer has increased from two to five (English, French, Spanish, Mandarin, and Latin).
Seven Hills School Walnut Creek is an independent, not-for-profit, day school serving 375 preschool-8th graders. Our school is located in Walnut Creek in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, 16 miles east of Oakland.
Our small class sizes and strong faculty contribute to a challenging, developmentally-appropriate educational program. Integrated studies and hands-on participation encourage imaginative and critical thinking, as well as a mastery of academic skills. We believe that both success and failure create the potential for growth and learning, and we attend to the intellectual, physical, social and aesthetic needs of each child.
At Seven Hills, high academic expectations are exceeded in an environment that encourages inquiry and teaches a malleable process of learning. We instill positive values from the earliest age: integrity, cooperation, respect and responsibility, and give our students the skills to thrive in an evolving world. We aim to give our students the confidence and competence to face the challenges that come their way. We are a community of parents, educators and students who are committed to lifelong learning.
Calvary Lutheran School in San Lorenzo in the heart of East Bay (San Francisco Bay Area) in Alameda County, is a WASC & NLSA accredited, co-educational Christian day school serving grades Pre-K through to 8th Grade. Calvary is one of approximately 35 Lutheran Elementary Schools located in Northern CA. Several conferences and workshops are held annually to assist the faculties in remaining abreast with the latest methodology and philosophy in education.
Today, the school has an enrollment capacity of 245 students in preschool through to eighth grade and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA). We are also recognized by the Core Knowledge foundation as an “Official Core Knowledge School”.
Our goal is to prepare the whole child by presenting Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and by teaching Christian values and morals, academics, respect, and self-discipline in a loving environment. We promote family involvement, endeavor to prepare the child for further education, and encourage each child to develop a closer relationship with Jesus Christ.
Carden West School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, non-profit preschool and elementary school in Pleasanton, CA, offering fully-licensed, academic-based preschool for children aged two to five years old and elementary school for Kindergarten through to 5th grade. Pleasanton is situated in Alameda County in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Established in 1977, the school has a rich tradition of providing quality education in our community and is accredited by WASC, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Carden West School fosters academic, ethical and social values, developing tomorrow's leaders today. Our teachers encourage students to put forth their best effort the first time while also encouraging students to take risks. Students are taught to take responsibility for their learning, which includes being active participants in the learning process.
Shu Ren International School is an independent, co-educational day school in Berkeley in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Alameda County, for students in Pre-K through to 2nd grade with plans to extend through 8th grade in coming years. We offer a dual-immersion education in Chinese and English based on the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)’s Primary Years Program curriculum framework.
Shu Ren was founded on the belief that children should be equipped with the knowledge, skills, and values to be engaged global citizens in an increasingly interconnected world. We strive to educate students to be effective and creative problem solvers, with knowledge of other world regions and global issues; skills in communicating in multiple languages and working in cross-cultural environments; and values of respect and concern for the diverse cultures and peoples of the world.
Shu Ren provides an academically rigorous but fun environment where children are nurtured to become independent, open-minded, and enthusiastic lifelong learners.
Saklan Valley School is an accredited, non-sectarian, non-profit, co-educational day school educating students in preschool through to 8th grade. We are located in Moraga in the Lamorinda area of Contra Costa County in the San Francisco Bay Area, just ten minutes from Orinda and the Orinda BART station, and only 15-20 minutes from Oakland and Berkeley to the west, El Sobrante to the north, Pleasant Hill, Concord and Martinez to the north-east, and Walnut Creek and Alamo to the east.
Saklan Valley School can be reached conveniently from most towns in the East Bay. Students and teachers commute easily from many locations including Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Orinda, Oakland, Berkeley, Hercules and San Francisco.
Saklan has a program of academic excellence and prepares students thoroughly for academic high school programs, with our test scores matching or exceeding those of the national independent school averages in all sections. We are accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and are members of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the East Bay Independent School Association (EBISA).
St. Paul's Episcopal School is an independent, non-denominational K-8 school in Oakland in Alameda County, approximately 8 miles east of San Francisco. We are proud to serve families from Adams Point, Lakeside, San Pablo Gateway, Old City, Lakesshore and other communities throughout Oakland.
Our founders created a community where students could develop sophisticated critical thinking and generous hearts. Research has confirmed that problem solving skills are greatly enhanced through exposure to a diversity of thought, culture, and experience.
The National Association of Independent Schools has honored St. Paul's with a Leading Edge Award for integrating service learning with curriculum. While an independent entity, St. Paul's School builds on the St. Paul's Episcopal Church's legacy as a leading Bay Area voice for social justice. Today, in fulfillment of the vision of Donald Seaton and David Forbes, St. Paul’s is ranked No. 2 in the nation in socio-economic and ethnic diversity among independent schools of comparable size.