Beyond Prospect Sierra

Prospective parents are often interested to know more about where alumni from Prospect Sierra are likely to go to high school and college. Prospect Sierra graduates are well regarded by local high schools, both public and independent. Virtually all of our graduates are admitted to their first- or second-choice independent school, and generally, fifty percent of the graduates choose independent schools. Here is where our Class of 2015 have launched for the next step of their educational journey:

  • The Athenian School
  • Bentley School (3)
  • Berkeley High School (16)
  • The Branson School (2)
  • The College Preparatory School (2)
  • El Cerrito High School (12)
  • Head-Royce School (2)
  • Lick-Wilmerding High School (3)
  • Marin Academy (3)
  • Maybeck High School
  • Oakland Technical High School
  • Piedmont High School
  • St. Mary’s College High School (22)
  • Tamalpais High School
  • The Thacher School

Other local high schools often chosen by Prospect Sierra graduates include:

  • Albany High School
  • Drew School
  • International High School
  • Oakland School of the Arts
  • San Francisco University High School
  • The Urban School of San Francisco

 

Beyond Prospect Sierra: College

As you can probably imagine, by the time Prospect Sierra students head off to college, they are very different people than when they began here. To reflect their diversity of background and interests, the colleges commonly attended by our alumni are scattered across the country. Here is a sampling of those universities attended by our alumni, Class of 2011, who left for college in the fall of 2015:

  • American University
  • Amherst College
  • Berklee School of Music
  • Brown University (2)
  • California Polytechnic State University, SLO (2)
  • Claremont McKenna College (2)
  • Columbia University (4)
  • Dartmouth College
  • Denison University
  • Duke University
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University
  • Lewis & Clark University
  • McGill University (2)
  • Middlebury College
  • New York University (2)
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Princeton University
  • Reed College
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Santa Monica City College
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Spelman College
  • Stanford University (2)
  • The New School (Parsons/Lang)
  • Tufts University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis (2)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (4)
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Cruz (3)
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern California (3)
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Virgina
  • University of Washington (2)
  • Wellesley College
  • Wesleyan University
  • Whitman College
  • Willamette University
  • Worcester Polytechnic
  • Yale University