About Envision Academy

About Envision Academy High School

About Envision AcademyEnvision Academy of Arts and Technology (EA) is a tuition-free public charter high school (grades 9-12) in Oakland, dedicated to transforming students’ lives by preparing them for success in college and in life. Envision Academy offers students a rigorous academic experience and a diverse, compassionate community in which to grow. Our students are inspired and empowered to be leaders in their high school education and their communities.

Envision Academy  is one of three Envision Schools opened by Envision Education, a nonprofit founded in 2002. Learn more about Envision Schools and Envision Education here.

Envision Academy At A Glance

  • Public charter school
  • Tuition-free
  • Grades 9-12
  • Located in Downtown Oakland
  • College Prep Classes for All Students
  • Project Based Learning
  • Arts and Technology Integrated into Curriculum
  • Thriving Sports and Extracurricular Program
  • Student population: 411
  • Average Class Size: 28
  • Staff to student ratio: 12:1
  • Authorizer: Envision Academy is a charter school authorized by the Alameda County Board of Education.
  • Accreditation: Envision Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In 2016, the school received a 6 year accreditation renewal – the maximum term awarded by WASC.  In 2014, Envision Academy’s charter was renewed by the Alameda County of Education for the maximum term of 5 years.
  • Schedule: Envision Academy operates on a rotating block schedule.  Classes begin promptly at 8:30 every morning. Students are released at 3:45 every day except Wednesday, which is a minimum day and students are released at 12:55 to allow teachers time for professional development.
  • Closed campus policy: Students may not leave campus during the school day without the permission of a parent or guardian.
  • Lunch time off-campus privileges: 11th and 12th grade students may earn off-campus lunch privileges daily. 9th and 10th grade students do not have off-campus lunch, but may earn that privilege as an academic reward.
  • EA’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), 2015-16
  • EA’s School Accountability Report Card, 2015-16| Versión Española de Informe de Responsabilidad Escolar, 2014-15