• What makes Bret Harte special?


    • Smaller class sizes (average of 26 students per class)
    • Two electives per day plus optional zero-period music elective
    • Accelerated math for advanced learners: enter high school ready for geometry
    • On-site, no-cost medical and dental care at the Rising Harte Wellness Center for students and their siblings
    • On-site, no-cost after-school program through Oakland Leaf
    • On-site, no-cost breakfast and lunch available to all students
    • Newcomer program supporting children who have recently relocated to this country
    • Special education program supporting children with special physical and learning differences
    • An exceptionally diverse student population pulling from all areas of Oakland
    • A dedicated, experienced team of teachers and administrators with deep roots in Oakland


     Come to our Information Night or join us for a school tour.  There's a lot to love at Bret Harte!