Welcome to Holden High School!

Holden High School is a WASC accredited East Bay Area private non-profit high school committed to providing a unique and alternative approach to education.

For over 40 years, Holden has been devoted to developing a fully integrated range of teaching styles to work successfully with a broad range of learners. Holden addresses the academic, creative, community, and social-emotional needs of teenagers in a respectful, accepting, and effective learning environment.  Our small school serves students in grades 9 through 12, with a student-teacher ratio of 5:1 or smaller.  Students come from all over the San Francisco Bay Area and reflect its diversity.

Students graduate from Holden with academic confidence, the ability to advocate for themselves, a strong sense of community, a passion for learning, and clear and attainable plans for their futures.

 

Holden News

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The Center for Land Based Learning: A Student Perspective

When you think of a farm, what do you think of? Cows mooing? Cats running around everywhere? Well, sometimes we forget t...

Kayak Trip: A Student Perspective

Holden High School is a fun and beautiful place filled with opportunities. Just in this past week we ventured out to the...

Winner- Parents’ Press Best of East Bay 2014

Thanks to parents for nominating and voting for Holden!...

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Upcoming Events

November 2014 – January 2015

Nov
3
Mon
Holden Information Night
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Information Nights are an opportunity to learn more about the unique academic experience that Holden offers. They are followed by a campus tour and question/answer session. Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend with or without their son or daughter. We are also happy to schedule a tour during the school day when students are on campus.

Nov
8
Sat
Fundraiser at Foreign Cinema
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dec
8
Mon
Holden Information Night
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Information Nights are an opportunity to learn more about the unique academic experience that Holden offers. They are followed by a campus tour and question/answer session. Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend with or without their son or daughter. We are also happy to schedule a tour during the school day when students are on campus.

Jan
28
Wed
Holden Information Night
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Information Nights are an opportunity to learn more about the unique academic experience that Holden offers. They are followed by a campus tour and question/answer session. Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend with or without their son or daughter. We are also happy to schedule a tour during the school day when students are on campus.

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