The East Bay and surrounding San Francisco Bay Area has a range of excellent public, private, and charter schools, each of which offer unique opportunities for youth. Whether you are looking for a charter school with a specific focus like Oakland School for the Arts, or a private school that excels in academics and athletics like Oakland’s Bishop O’Dowd High School, there is a match for your child. While the East Bay has many fantastic public schools, it is also home to an impressive list of private schools.

Your family’s needs may greatly affect your decision regarding where you plan to purchase a home. We encourage you to discuss each district and their policies in detail with your agent, as well as browse through the different websites, below, for detailed information on each school’s Academic Performance Index (API).

Our agents are experts on the area’s schools and will walk you through the important process of selecting a home in an area that will complement your ideal school choice. Below are links that will assist you in understanding the private, public and charter schools in the area.