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Lighthouse Community Charter Public Schools Info

Founded by a small, committed group of teachers and parents, Lighthouse opened its doors in 2002 in downtown Oakland in a renovated storefront and served 92 students in grades Kindergarten and 6th grade. In that first year, the school employed 7 full time staff members. Twelve years and four addresses later, the school has grown to serve over 720 students in grades K 12 supported and taught by 100 faculty and staff members.

Dedicated to serving a student population that has been historically underserved by the traditional school system, Lighthouse Community Charter School provides a much-needed option for students and their families in Oakland, California. Lighthouse is comprised of two contiguous schools, one serving grades K 8 and the other serving grades 9 12.

While the dropout rate in Oakland has been falling, 29% of both Latino and African American students are dropping out before high school, and of those who persist, only 38% of Latino students and 30% of African American students graduate with requisite courses to apply to college.

Lighthouse Community Charter School exists to counter these educational trends, working to ensure that ALL students regardless of race, ethnicity, or income, are prepared to pursue a higher education and live out their fullest potentials.

Lighthouse Community Charter Public Schools is a Charter School organization

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