Specialized instruction, small class size, supportive teachers, caring community

Bayhill High School educates and empowers students with learning differences to succeed in high school, college and other post-secondary endeavors. Voted the Best Alternative Learning High School in the East Bay.

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Mission

The mission of Bayhill High School is to educate students with learning differences, focusing on their individual learning needs, with the goal of maximizing their inherent abilities and their potential to succeed.

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Diverse Learners

Bayhill’s unique approach, individualized instruction and specialized services build the skills and confidence for successful lifelong learning. Learn how our alternative high school helps students with:

Our students come from all over the Bay Area including Berkeley, Oakland, Walnut Creek, San Francisco & Marin.

Successful Graduates

WASC Accredited & UC approved, our courses prepare students for college and other post-secondary endeavors. Our College & Transition program empowers students with the ability to self-advocate and to believe in their potential to succeed.

Our graduates go on to programs and universities to study such areas as business, education, political science, culinary arts, music production, and visual arts.

Read the many success stories in our Because of Bayhill…blog series.

The Bayhill Difference

Bayhill is a special education school that makes the difference for students who have struggled in traditional academic settings by providing:

  • A rich high school curriculum accessible to different learners.
  • Integrated assistive technology and accommodations.
  • Effective remedial interventions.
  • Experienced teachers invested in student success.

A Focus on Strengths & Talents

Many Bayhill students have gifts in the arts and sciences. Our visual & performing arts program allows students to develop their natural abilities in fine art, digital media, music and creative writing. Bi-weekly clubs provide the opportunity to explore interests in cooking, cartooning, politics & debate, poetry, gardening, and much more.

The teachers and staff at Bayhill really seem to be doing such an excellent job. My son Sam is a Freshman and loves his teachers. I am so pleased with the kind of work he is being challenged and supported with.
Lynn McKenna, Parent

News & Events

Events

Tour & Talk

Thursday - January 25, 2018, 10:00am
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Tour & Talk

Thursday - February 15, 2018, 10:00am
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Tour & Talk

Thursday - March 15, 2018, 10:00am
Location: Bayhill High School - RSVP Now