Where is Caliber: Beta Academy located? We are located at 4301 Berk Avenue Richmond, Ca 94804
What are the school hours? Breakfast is available before school, 7:40 - 7:55 am.
Lower School (K-5) in lower school cafeteria
Upper School (6-8) in upper school cafeteria/yard.
Lower School: Kinder to 5th grade is 8:00 am-3:15 pm, Monday to Thursday. Friday at 12:25 pm. Upper School: 6th to 8th grade is from 8:00 am-3:20 pm, Monday to Thursday. Friday at 12:30 pm.
Do you have after school care? After school care is available everyday until 6pm. Please contact the Main Office for more information!
Do you serve food? Students who attend the typical school day will be served breakfast, snack, and lunch. Students who stay until 6:00pm will also be served supper. Please go onto www.prefferedmeals.com to view the menu.
Is there a school uniform? Yes. Caliber: Beta Academy students must be in uniform everyday. Fore more information, click here.
Do you provide transportation? No. Families are responsible to get their children to and from school each day.
How are staff and volunteers screened? All adults who support Caliber: Beta Academy are fingerprinted and provide TB clearance prior to working with children. Staff go through additional steps including reference checks with most recent employers and other sources of reference and credential checks (where applicable).
Can I volunteer? Absolutely! We encourage all families to share their gifts and talents with the school community. Fingerprinting is required for all volunteers. More information in our main office!
Is Caliber: Beta Academy common core aligned? Yes! Our curriculum scope and sequence is completely aligned with the California Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards. As all of our materials are new, they are fully aligned with the new standards as well.
Is there accountability in public charter schools? Public charter schools have the same accountability as traditional public schools end of the year assessment. Caliber: Beta Academy will take the same Smarter Balanced Assessment as our other public school peers. Grades 3 and up will be tested.
I have other questions - who should I talk to? Check out our directory here for our leadership team!