Vincent Academy is a K-5 charter public school located in West Oakland that is tuition free to all families. We offer outstanding elementary education, grounded in scholarship, compassion and resilience. The school is founded on the belief that academic success is attainable for all students. As an innovative charter school, Vincent Academy combines a rigorous academic program, with an emphasis on the arts, along with a broad program of education and support services for parents.

Our Vision

Vincent Academy is a safe, joyful, academically rigorous, and community-minded elementary school where children can develop their innate talents and skills, learn about the complex world around them and receive the support necessary to truly thrive and become community leaders in a global context.

Our Mission

The mission of Vincent Academy is to provide excellent education, grounded in the scholarship, compassion and resilience.  The school is founded on the belief that academic success is attainable for all students in the context of family support and community involvement.  Our school combines a rigorous academic program, augmented by  rich offering of the arts,with a strong system of education and support services for parents, in partnership with other community organizations.  Our program promotes the intellectual, social and emotional growth of our students, helping them to develop deep respect for, and clear sense of responsibility to themselves, their families, their cultures, and their communities.  While striving for academic excellence, we place equal value on character development and self-esteem of our students.  Our robust curriculum prepares our students to be 21st century learners, and seeks to inspire and prepare them to participate actively as members and leaders of a democratic society.

Regardless of economic circumstances, every child deserves a great education, and with adequate support every child can succeed academically.

Philosophy

At Vincent Academy, we want all of our students to become self-motivated, competent, and lifelong learners.

Approach

Vincent Academy offers a personalized program in an environment that is joyful and conducive to learning.

Curriculum

The school’s curriculum is tightly aligned to the California Common Core State Standards and to rigorous grade-level benchmarks and performance standards.

Announcements

School Calendar

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Contact Information

Phone: 510.452.2100
Fax: 510.452.2101
Email: info@vincentacademy.org

2501 Chestnut St.
Oakland, CA 94607

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