We Are a Tuition-Free Community-Based Waldorf School.
We Celebrate Wellness, Growth and Learning!

Breaking News:  Community School wins $20,000 gift from 
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation!

Community School wins 2-Year Partnership with 
Alameda County Food Bank for Mobile Food Pantry!

We're winding down  our school year 2014-2015 and looking ahead to a strong 2015-2016.
Our Summer School Program has begun with children learning with joy and it runs till Friday, July 17, 2pm.

Many thanks are due.  
Thank you to our faculty and staff, our parents and all our community allies for an amazing past school year!  

We were able to raise just over $27,000 at our 2015 Dragon Gala!!!!!!  
Thank you to  all our special guests from our Oakland Mayor to the Superintendent of our County Office  and Board members of the County and District,  to our Assistant Chief of Police and Councilmember District 2 to  our faith leaders and our  local  merchants and  all our community.

See you all back for a vibrant beginning  Monday August 24, 8:30am.  

We look forward to seeing each other rested and ready for a powerful new school year.

Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

Please review and comment on our 2015-2016 Local Control Accountability Plan.


Enroll Now for 2015-2016

Please stop by our school or give us a call.  See steps and form hereSchool Tours Are Available Every Tuesday 9am - 10am RSVP Today!  info@communityschoolforcreativeeducation.org


Meet Executive Director and Founder, Dr. Ida Oberman (click here): 

The Whole Child and Urban Education. A Waldorf Perspective.











Coming Attractions:

Internationally Acclaimed Waldorf Emergency Pedagogy Seminar:
Coming Back for 3-Day Training!  
8:30am, Sunday, 
November 22, 2015 to  4pm, Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Community School.  

Public Meeting, All Welcome
Contact info@communityschoolforcreativeeducaiton for tickets after August 10 2015.

This seminar is the second time Community School is  gifted this training from Friends of Waldorf Education and its Managing Director Bernd Ruf.  The team flies in from the West Bank  where it is doign work and on its way back to  Germany where it is headquartered.    Friends of Waldorf Education works internationally in coordianton with organzations including UNICEF to build nurturing places for children's learning.  Thank you Mr. Ruf and Friends of Waldorf Education to gift this Waldorf work to our Oakland community.


April 4-7, 2013:  First Training with Mr. Ruf  and Emergency Pedagogy Team  at Community School.


Publications of our Work:

Community School for Creative Education Case Study

by Envision Learning Partners with  Hewlett Foundation support.  

Read and enjoy!!


View School Evaulations and Reports


Attendance Matters!!  We are celebrating Perfect Attendance Every Month.


Holiday Greetings from Community School!

Community School team celebrates our  community with Mayor Elect Libby Schaaf, with outgoing Mayor Jean Quan and with Oakland Deputy Chief of Police Paul Figueroa at the OCO Holiday Celebration.


December 2014:
Teacher Collaboration at Community School for Creative Education

Click Here for the Video - Password is CSCE2014


Community School Parent Voices 2014




Community School featured  in Confluence Newsletter:  Click  here.



A Look Back On  2012-2013 School Year: Part 1





A Look Back on the 2013 School Year: Part 2



We thank our generous funders!

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The Community School for Creative Education wins a grant from The San Francisco Foundation!

The Community School for Creative Education has just won a grant from The San Francisco Foundation. The foundation mobilizes resources and acts as a catalyst for change to build strong communities, foster civic leadership and promote philanthropy.








School Mission

The Community School for Creative Education partners with families and communities to provide a rigorous college-preparatory program integrated into a culturally rich, arts-infused, highly personalized curriculum inspired by Waldorf education for the diverse students of Oakland, to promote equity and prepare culturally competent, well-rounded, lifelong learners to lead, contribute to, and successfully participate in our rapidly changing multicultural society.