fbpx Skip to Main Content

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, Regional Operations Manager
(510) 775-5542

Office Contact for Español:
Miguel Reyes, Regional Operations Manager
(415) 940-0991

Key Dates 2022-23:

First Day of School: August 8, 2022
Labor Day: September 5, 2022
Fall Break: October 3 – 7, 2022
Staff PD Day (no students): October 10, 2022
Veterans Day: November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Holiday (1 Week): November 21 – 25, 2022
Winter Break (3 Weeks): December 19, 2022 – January 6, 2023
Staff PD Day (no students): January 9, 2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: January 16, 2023
Presidents’ Day: February 20, 2023
Staff PD Day (no students): March 6, 2023
Spring Break (2 Weeks): March 27 – April 7, 2023
Staff PD Day (no students): April 10, 2023
Memorial Day: May 29, 2023
Last Day of School/Teacher Work Year: June 16, 2023

Bay Area Leadership Team

Demographics

Bay Area Students
4,080+
Post-Secondary Matriculation Rate (Class of '19)
70%
# College Courses Passed Prior to HS Graduation (Class of '17)
3,279
Bay Area Teammates
510+

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