Student-centered. Mission-driven.

Head-Royce School is a diverse K–12 community nestled in the Oakland hills that serves families seeking a transformative educational experience. We cultivate lifelong learners who lead with joy, purpose, and compassion, and are well prepared to embrace the challenges and opportunities of the future. Welcome!


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Lower School

Grades K - 5

The Lower School provides a strong foundation in a wide range of disciplines through a whole-child approach. K-5 students learn through a dynamic and innovative curriculum that emphasizes hands-on activities, simulations, and community engagement.

Middle School

Grades 6 - 8

The Middle School provides a developmentally-appropriate sequential program for grades 6-8. Students master the analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills they’ll need for high school in a small, nurturing environment.

Upper School

Grades 9 - 12

The Upper School provides a challenging and stimulating liberal arts curriculum that allows students to develop critical thinking skills, take intellectual risks, work in collaborative settings, engage in creative and imaginative learning, and practice ethical decision making.

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