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.


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


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


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


Vincent Academy offers breakfast daily between 8:15-8:45

Click this link to see more about our vendor, Revolution Foods, including sample menu offerings.

Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027), found online at and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)     mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture                            (2) fax: (202) 690-7442   (3) email:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW 

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

PAC Meeting

Tuesday November 14th!

School Calendar

February 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Unit 4 Data Due
  • Board Meeting
  • PAC meeting
  • Data Analysis
  • Date Night for parents 6-9p
  • Report Cards Due
  • Presidents' Day
  • Black History Month Celebration 5-7p
  • Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Dr. Seuss Dress Up & Reading Days
  • Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Dr. Seuss Dress Up & Reading Days
  • Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Dr. Seuss Dress Up & Reading Days

Contact Information

Phone: 510.452.2100
Fax: 510.452.2101

2501 Chestnut St.
Oakland, CA 94607