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Bay Area

Welcome to the Bay Area Region at Aspire Public Schools; home to 9 Aspire schools, serving over 4,000 students in Oakland, Richmond, and East Palo Alto. We invite you to discover more about our incredible teammates in each of our Bay Area schools. 

Aspire Bay Area Regional Office
1001 22nd Avenue, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94606

Office Contact for English:
Niwonna Jones, Special Projects Manager
(510) 775-5542

Office Contact for Español:
Miguel Reyes, Executive Assistant
(415) 940-0991

2021-22 Key Dates for Aspire Bay Area Region

  • First Day of School: August 9, 2021
  • Labor Day: September 6, 2021
  • Fall Break: October 4-8, 2021
  • Veterans Day: November 11, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 22-26, 2021
  • Winter Break: December 20, 2021 – January 10, 2022
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: January 17, 2022
  • Presidents’ Day: February 21, 2022
  • Spring Break: March 28 – April 8, 2022
  • Memorial Day: May 30, 2022
  • Last Day of School: June 17, 2022

Bay Area Leadership Team

Superintendent’s Message

Coming soon.


Bay Area Students
Post-Secondary Matriculation Rate (Class of '19)
# College Courses Passed Prior to HS Graduation (Class of '17)
Bay Area Teammates

Key Goals + Initiatives

  • Unify our team to more deeply implement a rigorous, TK-12 college-ready instructional program grounded in Common Core and NGSS
  • Use data cycles and systems to monitor progress at the school, classroom and student level with a focus on creating equitable outcomes for African-American students, English Learners and students receiving Special Education services
  • Strengthen school culture through deepening social emotional learning and a focus on interrupting chronic absenteeism
  • Dramatically increase college success for Aspire graduates through a data driven approach to college counseling
  • Implement consistent, data-driven operational practices and systems at the regional and school level so that leaders can increase their focus on instruction
  • Redefine regional and site leadership roles and responsibilities to strengthen our implementation and impact
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