Come show your support for Community School for Creative Education at the 2017 Annual Dragon Gala and Auction!

Special guests will include Ms. Lisa Villareal, CEO of Youth Ventures Joint Powers Authority; Ms. Oral Lee Brown, founder and president of the Oral Lee Brown Foundation; Mr. Abel Guillen, Oakland Council Member District 2; Ms. Eileen McDonald, Alameda County Board of Education President; Mr. Ahmed Rahim, co-founder of NUMI Tea and the NUMI Tea Foundation; and YOU! Event sponsors include the NUMI Tea Foundation and the QUEST Foundation.

If you can join the celebration, please RSVP today (tickets will be paid at entrance). If you can't join, you can still make a donation (see below) to support our students.

RSVP for the Gala
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Our school pamphlet is here.
Read about the Community School for Creative Education at Great Schools Voices.
Community School for Creative Education (CSCE) is a free, TK-8th grade, public Waldorf charter school. To enroll, children must be five years old by December 2, 2017. Our school, along with 90% of other charter schools across the city, is using a common application called Enroll Oakland Charters. The application is available online at  You can also obtain a paper copy of this application at the school, 2111 International Boulevard, Oakland CA 94606.

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:  

Click here to learn more about our school - the country's first Urban Waldorf charter school.



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.







On Tuesday, February 9, Alameda County Board of Education


Our Charter.  

The Vote Was Unanimous!!!




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.



Community School Receives Surprise Gift of $5,000 from Mozhai Foundation!



November - December 2015 Highlights ~ 

 CSCE Hosted 3-Day Seminar, Waldorf-Inspired  
"First Aid Response to Trauma"  International Speakers Bernd Ruf and Reinaldo Nascimento



From November 22nd to November 24th, Community School Was Proud to Host 3-Day Seminar with Internationally Known Friends of Waldorf Education Teachers, Bernd Ruf and Reinaldo Nascimento on "First Aid Response to Trauma" generously sponsored by the Friends of Waldorf Education and the Stuart Foundation.

CSCE responds to Warehouse Fire:

The Community School for Creative Education community is shocked and saddened by the tragic fire in our neighborhood. Our sincere condolences go out to all those impacted by this tragedy.  As a gesture of support for the families impacted, CSCE will be hosting a clothing drive. You may deliver any donated items to the Dean of School Culture, Gina Stiens. Items will be delivered directly by a CSCE staff member. We would like all donations by Wednesday, December 14th so they can be delivered before winter break. Thank you for your help in supporting our broader CSCE community.

Clothing items needed:
Women's size 6 or large
Men's size 36 or large
Women's size medium
Boys size 7/8
Girls size 8-10