A RICH FALL TO US ALL!
State Test 2018
English Language Arts:
Double Digit Gains!
In Our Lab Classroom: 50% Proficient!
Mark Your Calendars: Back To School Night, Wednesday, September 19, 5pm - 7:30pm
One of Many Summer Joys:
Mills College Waldorf Certificate Program
At Community School
Monday July 9 to Friday July 20 2018
Community School for Creative Education Welcomes You!
Community School is an organization that stands with and for children,
families and the community of Oakland and its surrounding neighborhoods.
In our service, we aim to align head, heart and hand, following our Waldorf Equity-Focused Model.
As Oakland and the country's first Intercultural Public Waldorf School, we partner with organizations that are aligned to our vision, mission, values and actions.
Lower Grade School:
First Grade: Ms. Merina Rainville
Third Grade: Mr. Alaric Foreman Jr.
4th Grade: Mr. Erik Mikuski
Upper Grade School:
6th-8th Math & STEAM/6th Grade Advisor: Ms. Julia Ganski
6th Grade Instructional Assistant: Mr. Vincent Lane
6th-8th Grade English Language Arts & Social Studies: Ms. Pallavi Kidambi
6th-8th Grade Science & STEAM/8th Grade Advisor: Mr. Daniel Ejigu
TK-8 Senior Resource Education Specialist: Mr. Louis Orren
Photos from Community School Life ~
Community School Turns 10, Spring 2018
Community School Food Bank
Proud Partnership with Head Start and Alameda County Food Bank, May 2018
Hand Work in Extended Day, May 2018
Fingerknitting Task Completed:Pride and Joy
You Can Hear a Pin Drop...
The Joy of Working With Heart, Head and Hand
Quiet Work Together
We Are A TK - 8 School!
Who We Are ~
Approved by Alameda County Office of Education in 2010,Community School for Creative Education is the country's first intercultural public TK-8th grade Urban Waldorf School.
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.
The Community School for Creative Education envisions a future in which all children have access to quality education; all children experience success in community and career; and youth voices contribute in valued and meaningful ways to the success of a thriving, equitable, and multicultural society.
Key Features ~
- Among the most diverse schools in the state;
- Among the highest percent multiracial families in the state;
- For three years running, its English Learners and children in poverty have outperformed the District and surrounding schools on State exam.
- Uniform School
- Extended Day till 6pm Every School Day.
- Children learn Spanish and Mandarin from the Lower Grades through the 8th
- Global Partners in Mexico City, Mexico; Hong Kong; Capettown & South Africa
Community School Faculty and Staff
Greets Our Children and Families:
A Strong and Joyous 2016-2017 School Year!
Community School's BIG 2016-2017 Public Talk With Reneowned Dr. Kenneth Wesson,
"If it's your job to develop the mind, shouldn't you know how the brain works?" was a big hit.Thank you Dr. Wesson!
Ken Wesson aka 'Sciencemaster' works as a keynote speaker and educational consultant for pre-school through university-level institutions and organizations. He speaks throughout the world on the neuroscience of learning and methods for creating classrooms and learning environments that are "brain-considerate." Underpinning Ken's research, speeches and workshops over the past three decades has been based on the question, "If it's your job to develop the mind, shouldn't you know how the brain works? He joined us LIVE at Community School Thursday August 11, 2016, 5:30pm - 7pm.
Summer School Art Feast- Four Faces of Oakland and ~ We Are One
Community School for Creative Education Partnership
with Peralta Community College District
Plan: Our Upper Grades 7 & 8 Will Be Able to Take Peralta Community College District Classes for Free:
Scheduled Launch: January 2017.
A Look Inside Our 2016 Summer School: Space Camp with Calculus Roundtable Partner:
Hot Off The Press:
Community School for Creative Education Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). See the it here.
Learn More About Us:
Recent Performances In Our Community:
Drumming class with Attitudinal Healing Connection’s teacher Javiar:
We Are Proud of Our Performance
Saturday, May 28th from 3-6 at 416 26th St
CSCE Dragon Gala 2016
Special thanks to high school volunteers and the gala planning team for making this event a success!
To view a recap video of the amazing high points of our Gala, including words from our authorizer,
Alameda County Office of Education Superintendent Monroe, and some other touching moments, please click here.
CSCE RENEWED FOR 5 MORE YEARS 2016-2021!!!!
On Tuesday, February 9, Alameda County Board of Education
The Vote Was Unanimous!!!
CONTRATULATIONS AND THANKS TO OUR WHOLE COMMUNITY!
Nationally Acclaimed Stanford Education Professor and SCOPE Center Director
Dr. Linda Darling Hammond Joins Community School Advisory Board!
To Read Stanford Professor Linda Darling Hammond's Stanford Center for Opportunity Education (SCOPE) Report:
"Growing a Waldorf-Inspired Approach In a Public School District"
Click here to read.