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Windrush School

Windrush School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Windrush School says

Windrush enrolls 250+ students from diverse backgrounds in Kindergarten-8th grade on a four-acre campus in the East San Francisco Bay area. The progressive curriculum enables graduates to navigate life-in all its varied complexity-with humor, optimism and determination. A learning-by-doing approach instills a lifelong love of learning in students. Our outstanding faculty consistently assesses teaching methods and student abilities to ensure students succeed academically and personally. Our students master academic and intellectual skills and develop a sense of who they are as learners and individuals. They are taught to use information critically and creatively. They also respect themselves and others while having compassion for their community, humanity and the world. Spanish, art and physical education are taught in all grades. Computer, music, drama and service learning enrich the curriculum. Tuition: K-5: $19,931, Middle School: $22,456. Tuition assistance, after school care and summer programs available. David Bond is Admissions Director, Ilana Kaufman is Head of School. Windrush School is committed to nudging every child's mind, while nurturing their hearts, bodies and spirits. Windrush students develop mastery of academic and intellectual skills along with a sense of who they are as learners and individuals. A Windrush education enables graduates to navigate educational, community and life experiences with determination, optimism, humor and grace.Windrush students approach learning opportunities and challenges with confident, enthusiastic spirits and open minds. They master subject matter and utilize knowledge critically and creatively.Windrush students are thoughtful, joyful and introspective. They have integrity as well as a sense of purpose and responsibility. Windrush students develop a moral compass and persevere in the face of adversity.Windrush students desire meaningful relationships with people of diverse experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, values and beliefs. They have respect for themselves and others, as well as a sense of compassion for and connection with their community, humanity and the world.Our MissionWindrush School serves students and families by providing an excellent education grounded in Progressive Principles. The Windrush School K-8 program provides outstanding academics while cultivating identity through an emphasis on social, emotional and physical health. A Windrush School education enables students to meet the future with confidence, competence, resilience and grace.Enrollment has increased steadily since its early years, and Windrush has expanded by constructing a LEED-certified building, which houses the K-8 Library and Middle School. The first of its kind in El Cerrito, the building reflects a fundamental Windrush principle-respect and responsibility for self, others and the world.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 165
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 20
1 20
2 14
3 12
4 17
5 13
6 18
7 23
8 28

Windrush School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Windrush School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 48%
Multi-racial 22%
Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

State or regional independent school association

Other school associations

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